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5 Common Payroll Compliance Mistakes

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 16, 2017 9:03:00 AM

Every business has to do payroll and payroll compliance is critical. But do you know what some of the most common payroll compliance mistakes are?

 

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Topics: managed payroll services, payroll tax filing, outsourcing payroll management, overtime pay, employee classification, payroll compliance, compliance mistakes

Exempt Vs Nonexempt And Overtime Pay

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 27, 2017 10:52:04 PM

What appears to many employers as a simple way to determine who gets overtime pay can actually be quite complex. Determining employee classification correctly is critical.

Overtime pay compliance is a tricky issue for employers that is fraught with legal dangers. Add to this ongoing conflict between current and past federal administrations over the DOL's "Final Rule" and the prospect for clarity is not encouraging.

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Topics: california labor law, overtime pay, employee classification, employee lawsuits, DOL, fsla, exempt employees

Overtime Rules And CA Labor Law

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 25, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Of all the vast number of CA labor laws, complying with the overtime pay rules can be one of the most challenging.

Compliance can not only be a challenge, failure to be in compliance with the labor laws can be costly. One of the most common employee complaints that lead to legal claims against employers involves overtime pay.

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Topics: ca labor laws, HR compliance, overtime pay, labor law compliance, employee classification, payroll compliance

Do You Have Employees Or Independent Contractors? Why It Matters.

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 11, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Clarifying the status of certain employees has always been a challenge for employers. And the importance of proper classification for independent contractors cannot be over emphasized. 

Today's world of recruiting and hiring has become increasingly complex. HR managers and business owners must navigate through a number of compliance requirements regarding employee classification.

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Topics: independent contractors, HR compliance, employee classification, IRS, employee lawsuits, payroll compliance, DOL, fsla

New Administration Not Favorable Towards DOL's Final Rule

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 2, 2017 9:55:58 PM

The Trump White House recently instructed federal agencies to freeze all pending regulations. This action appears to include a number of labor and employment rules initiated under the Obama administration.

The Trump administration recently indicated that it was not favorable towards allowing former President Obama's expanded update of federal overtime pay rules. This was underscored by a court filing indicating that it may withdraw a White House appeal of a federal court's recent invalidation of the so-called Final Rule.

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Topics: overtime pay, labor law compliance, employee classification, DOL, fsla, exempt employees

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