Articles for Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

How will you implement new or update existing policies and procedures about medical marijuana to align with new regulations? Click through to get the inside information on how to navigate this legal minefield.

Should You Honor All W-4 Requests?

Employees' W-4 forms show what they want withheld from their paychecks. It's their responsibility to complete the forms, but do you have to accept each form no matter what? Click through for some insights into your responsibilities.

Is 'Selective' Health Coverage Permissible?

For one reason or another, you may want to provide health insurance to only certain employees, leaving the rest without coverage. Click through to find out whether this is legal and, if so, under what circumstances.

Should You Offer a 529 Savings Plan?

College and university costs are surging at a tremendous rate, making 529 savings plans a desirable benefit among job seekers and employees. Click through to see whether this educational perk is ideal for your business.

Local Entertainment And Events Calendar

You’ll always know where the fun’s going on with our interactive local events calendar featuring social sharing, images, videos and ticket links. Click through to see what's happening or to add your own local events.

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Articles for Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Effects of Reciprocal Agreements on Your Business

Do you have employees who live in one state but work in another? If so, they probably are covered by a state reciprocal agreement, which eliminates dual taxation. Click through to learn more about tax reciprocal agreements.

Handling the Wages of a Deceased Employee

The death of an employee is an unfortunate event -- but it's one that a company must be prepared to deal with should it occur. Click through for a primer on what to do with wages owed to a deceased employee.

Which Benefits Do Employees Value the Most?

In the battle to secure top talent, employee benefits have become a contender, a true rival to monetary compensation. But not all benefits are created equal. Click through to see which benefits employees treasure the most.

4 Tips for Successful Absence Management

Employee absences are a given in any work environment. But without effective management, they can spiral out of control, affecting the business's smooth operation. Click through for ways to minimize workplace absenteeism.

Local Entertainment And Events Calendar

You’ll always know where the fun’s going on with our interactive local events calendar featuring social sharing, images, videos and ticket links. Click through to see what's happening or to add your own local events.

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Articles for Tuesday, July 03, 2018

New Law Makes 401(k) Hardship Withdrawals Easier

Passed on February 9, 2018, the Bipartisan Budget Act contains provisions that simplify hardship withdrawals from 401(k) accounts. Click through for insight into this new law.

OSHA Safety: How Can You Stay Compliant

Accidents can happen in any environment. Click through to see the best ways to stay compliant with OSHA regulations in your workplace.

5 Ways A PEO Can Help You Manage Dangerous Risks

Risk management is a big concern for businesses. Click through to learn how a PEO can save your company from dangerous risks.

Domestic Employees: the Tax and Payroll Issues

Employing help around the house? Know the tax rules. Click through for an intro to the complex rules surrounding domestic employees.

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Articles for Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Payroll Policy Must-Haves

A well-constructed payroll policy tells employees what they need to know about getting paid, thereby reducing phone and email inquiries to your payroll department. Click through for essential items to put in your payroll policy.

A Tax-Free Health Reimbursement Plan for Small Employers

If you’re a small employer who does not offer group health coverage, you may be interested in a tax-free Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangement (QSEHRA). Click through for more information on this benefit.

What to Do If You Receive an IRS Wage Levy

If an employee owes delinquent federal taxes, the Internal Revenue Service may decide to levy his or her wages. As the employer, you must withhold the levy in a manner consistent with IRS regulations. Click through for tips on handling a wage levy.

7 Benefits of Adding Lemon Water to Your Routine

Drinking water in the morning has long-term health benefits, but adding a splash of lemon to your water can drastically improve your health. Click through to learn seven benefits of lemon water.

Local Entertainment And Events Calendar

You’ll always know where the fun’s going on with our interactive local events calendar featuring social sharing, images, videos and ticket links. Click through to see what's happening or to add your own local events.

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Articles for Friday, June 22, 2018

Common Questions and Answers Regarding 1-9 Form

With the hot topic in the news about Immigration, as a business owner, the government will be relying heavily on you to play a key part in the work force community. I’9’s are the frontline defense to protect you as a business owner should an audit occur.

Is This Your Situation: Sorting Out Payroll Categories

It's absolutely essential to distinguish between independent contractors and employees. The penalties for making a mistake here can be severe. Click through for a quick guide to make right.

How To Win An Unemployment Claim Against Your Company

When an employee files an unemployment claim when they don't deserve a payout, you can end up paying higher premiums. Click through to see your options for fighting back.

7 Questions Not To Ask During A Job Interview

What seems like an innocent question to ask during an interview might put you at risk of a discrimination accusation.Click through to discover what you can and can't ask a prospective employee during an interview.

Do You Make These Mistakes When Rewarding Employees?

Having a rewards program for your employees is a great way to increase satisfaction, loyalty and productivity. Click through to see how you can realize a greater return on your reward program.

Perks: The Smart Way To Take Them Away

If you have to eliminate free soda or snacks, click through and find out how to do it without causing an employee to revolt.

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