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Payroll Tax Filing for Independent Contractors

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 6, 2017 12:27:44 PM

Payroll tax filing and payroll obligations are processes with potential for mistakes and missed deadlines. And having independent contractors can complicate them further.

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Topics: payroll tax filing, independent contractors, employee classification, payroll compliance, tax forms, 1099-MISC

2017 Labor Law And IRS Updates

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Every tax year seems to bring changes, small and large, that businesses must stay apprised of. Being proactive and informed is one of the best strategies for payroll tax filing compliance.

It pays to be well-prepared when it comes to payroll taxes. Some of the new changes businesses need to be aware of involve deadlines, tax credits, and W-2 forms.  This is not a comprehensive list of changes and updates, however, and every HR professional should stay on top of this information by checking for the latest updates at IRS.gov.

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Topics: payroll tax filing, IRS, payroll compliance, labor law, tax forms

The FUTA Tax Rates For California Increase For 2016

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Dec 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM

According the U.S. Department of Labor, employers in California and the U.S. Virgin Islands will be paying far higher FUTA taxes in January 2017 because of their unpaid federal loans.

The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced that employers in the state of California and in the Virgin Islands will pay their Federal Unemployment Tax Act, or FUTA, taxes for calendar year 2016 at a higher tax rate than employers in other states.

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Topics: payroll tax filing, UI filing, FUTA credit reduction, IRS, tax forms, DOL

IRS Update: New Forms And Per Diem Rates

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Oct 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Every year seems to bring new rules, new regulations and new forms. 2017 promises to be no different, especially for the IRS. Keeping up with these changes is part of the challenge for HR professionals.

Each year businesses across California and the nation are tasked with staying abreast of the myriad of regulatory changes, updates and revisions. From actual laws, to agency rules, and required forms, the sheer volume of information can be overwhelming.

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Topics: payroll tax filing, HR compliance, aca, IRS, tax forms

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