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California Employers And FUTA 2018

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 3, 2018 4:27:38 PM

A strong economy in California has allowed the state to finally pay off its federal unemployment insurance loans. This means that the state federal unemployment tax (FUTA) rates should go back to the minimum rates by the end of 2018.


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Topics: FUTA credit reduction, UI filing, payroll tax filing, edd, DOL

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

The Cost Of Hiring Employees In California [Infographic]

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Nov 10, 2016 8:21:24 AM

California is famous for many things. But being one of the least expensive places to run a business is not one of them. In fact, the opposite is true.

Being an employer in California is a challenging venture. And managing the costs involved in hiring employees can seem prohibitive, as well. With increased family leave, paid sick leave, and other costly benefits - not to mention an ever-increasing minimum wage scale - it is a daunting task to make a business cost effective and profitable.

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Topics: new hire, recruiting and hiring, FUTA credit reduction, Payroll, worker's comp, payroll tax filing

FUTA Credit Reduction Update: California

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Aug 4, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Once again, employers in California will be faced with another reduction in the FUTA credit. And another increase in payroll costs of $126 per employee.

Employers in four jurisdictions are likely to see Federal Unemployment Tax Act credit , or FUTA, reductions for 2016, according to the U.S. Labor Department.

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Topics: FUTA credit reduction, payroll tax filing, california labor law, labor law compliance, UI filing

California Labor Law And FUTA Tax 2016

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Jan 28, 2016 10:37:23 AM

Federal and California Labor Law Increases FUTA Tax Rates for California Employers

It's a sobering reality in California: labor law requires that the FUTA tax rates will continue to increase. The projection of increases through 2018 is also a sobering reminder of the fiscal state of California.

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Topics: payroll tax filing, UI filing, FUTA credit reduction, HR compliance, california labor law

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