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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

Natural Disasters And Employer's Response

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 22, 2018 10:47:18 AM

It seems that natural disasters and severe weather events are constantly in the news. But when they happen in your own backyard, the impact on your business and your employees can be costly. 

Fortunately for the vast majority of businesses in America, relatively few are directly impacted by severe weather disasters or other life and property threatening natural events. But no business owner is exempt from the possibility, and every employer has obligations during such events.

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Topics: disaster recovery plan, HR compliance, FLSA, UI filing, exempt employees, non-exempt employees

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

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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