Your Articles for Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Wishing You an Abundantly Wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday

Have a memorable Thanksgiving! Wishing you the happiness of good friends, the joy of family and the abundance of the holiday season. Click through for a special Thanksgiving greeting.

Is This Your Situation: You Need Help Switching Payroll Providers

Switching payroll providers can be hugely gratifying. But the journey is complex, which is why you shouldn't go it alone. Click through to see how a consultant can help you through this daunting period.

Is This Your Situation: Learning the Risks When Outsourcing HR Administration

Click through for a quick look at the potential risks of outsourcing HR administration, and how to avoid those risks.

Changes to 401(k) Contribution Limits for 2020

Cost-of-living adjustments are affecting dollar limits for 401(k) plans, individual retirement accounts and other retirement plans. These changes affect both individuals and the businesses that manage company-sponsored plans. Click through to learn how the changes may affect you.

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Your Articles for Wednesday, October 23, 2019

4 Steps for Conducting an Internal I-9 Audit

At all times, U.S. employers need to be aware of whether their employees are authorized to work in the country. This can be determined by conducting an internal I-9 audit. Click through for tips on this process.

Social Security: Note the Key Changes for 2020

The Social Security Administration has released new numbers for those paying Social Security and those collecting it. Click through for the new maximum taxable earnings amount as well as COLA and other key adjustments.

5 Tips for Creating an Employee Promotion Policy

Employee promotion is one of the top drivers of employee engagement. Equally important is having a promotion policy that employees perceive as impartial and consistent. Click through for insight into developing the policy.

Benefits: Know Your Terms

If you've ever furrowed your brow in bewilderment at a benefit acronym, your employees have probably done the same. But there's a handy solution. Click through for a roundup of popular benefit terms and their meanings.

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Your Articles for Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Can I Require Employees to Use an EAP?

Employee assistance programs can enhance workplace performance and productivity. However, they remain underutilized. To boost participation, some employers make EAP use mandatory. Click through to see what the rules are.

Important Deadline: EEO-1 Pay Data Due by Sept. 30

f you have at least 100 employees, you should be filing EEO-1 reports annually with the EEOC. Additionally, a recent court order requires EEO-1 filers to submit wage information to the EEOC by Sept. 30, 2019. Click through to uncover your responsibilities.

The IRS and Major Annual Adjustments

The IRS makes annual adjustments to a variety of plan limits and other key numbers. Click through for a chart listing the most important numbers for 2018 and 2019, so you can see what's changed -- and what hasn't.

Should You Let Your Employees Work From Home?

The "work from home" phenomenon has taken the employment world by storm. But that doesn't mean it's right for every business. Click through to see whether it could be a good fit for your company.

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Your Articles for Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Continue to Use Old Form I-9

Although the current Form I-9 carries an August 31, 2019, expiration date, employers are advised to continue using it until a new form is available. Click through for the latest news from the USCIS.

IRS Issues Draft of New Form W-4

The new Form W-4 is very different from the current one, but it isn't final yet. More changes may come before the final version is rolled out later this year. Click through for an overview of what employers and employees will likely face in the future.

Is This Your Situation: Concerned About Employees' Social Media

You’re considering offering a position to a candidate, but you may be concerned about what he or she is doing on social media. Is this something to worry about? Click here for the ins and outs of social media background checks.

What Are Employee Voting Rules?

Voting is a major obligation and right for citizens, which is why some states mandate that employees get time off for voting. Click through for a review of the rules and some advice on good voting policies for employers.

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Your Articles for Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Prepare Your Business Technology for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season starts June 1. Companies that are caught unprepared are at risk for experiencing power outages, equipment damage, and Internet and server problems if a major storm hits. So, it’s critical to prepare your business technology for hurricane season.

IRS Warnings About Payroll Scams

Human resources and payroll departments lacking strong internal controls are vulnerable to cybercrimes. This is not just a tax-season problem. Click through for IRS warnings on HR and payroll tax scams even as the 2020 tax season is on the horizon.

How to Move to Paperless Payroll

The payroll process is always evolving. From this evolution, a groundbreaking system has emerged: paperless payroll. Click through to discover how the paperless payroll system works, and how to avoid pitfalls.

Guiding Employees Through Their Life Cycle

Each employee has a life cycle -- a journey with the company. As an employer, your goal is to steer your people throughout this voyage, in a way that supports the bottom line. Click through for a road map to help you navigate the employee life cycle.

3 Signs It's Time to Update Your Benefits Technology

New technology has become one of the hallmarks of high-impact benefits administration. Without it, an employer could lose its competitive edge. Click through to know whether your benefits technology needs an upgrade.

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