When you hire an employee, you need to have them fill out new hire paperwork. One form you must have new employees fill out and keep in your records is Form W-4. So, what is a W-4 form? What is the purpose of Form W-4? Read on to find out the answers to these W-4 […]Read More What Is a W-4 Form, and What Is It Used for?
A Rise in Unemployment Fraud Requires Quick Employer Action
Notice something fishy about an unemployment claim that you receive? If so, one of your employees might have fallen victim to unemployment fraud … which means you could, too.
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As an employer, you’re responsible for collecting certain forms from new hires, like Form I-9. Form I-9 is a form that confirms your employees are legally allowed to work in the U.S. To help confirm the eligibility of your new employees, you can use E-Verify. So, what is E-Verify exactly?Read More What Is E-Verify, and How Do You Use it?
The closer summer gets, the more teens begin looking for jobs—and, they might be applying to work for you. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets specific rules for hiring teens and children. Know the minor employment laws before you take on a minor employee. To learn more about the labor laws for minors seeking […]Read More Hiring Teens This Summer? Here’s Your Homework on Labor Laws for Minors
After submitting Form 3508, Form 3508EZ, Form 3508S, or a lender equivalent, you wait for a verdict. Will your Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan be fully, partially, or not at all forgiven? If you’re not happy with the result, you may be able to submit a PPP loan appeal.Read More Unhappy With Your PPP Forgiveness Outcome? Here’s How to File a PPP Loan Appeal
The latest COVID package to come out of Washington D.C. (and the first of 2021) has been signed into law. Dubbed the American Rescue Plan, this legislation is jam-packed with relief measures aimed at individuals and businesses.Read More What’s in the American Rescue Plan?
Additional funding alert! The March 11 signing of the American Rescue Plan brings an additional $7.25 billion in PPP funding. And on March 30, the president signed the Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act into law, extending the program until May 31, 2021. Does your small business need financial assistance as a result of the coronavirus […]Read More Paycheck Protection Program: How to Apply for a Forgivable Loan During COVID-19
Notices from the IRS are enough to stop you in your tracks. If you receive what is known as a lock-in letter, you need to take action. Don’t panic, though. Lock-in letters are easy to resolve and prevent in the future. Keep reading to learn more about lock-in letters, what they mean, and what you […]Read More You Received a Lock-in Letter—Now What?
New York began offering coronavirus paid leave in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. The New York State Department of Labor (NYS DOL) updated and expanded New York COVID leave guidelines in January 2021. If you’re an employer in New York, read on to learn more about the state’s COVID leave expansion.Read More The Rundown on New York COVID Leave for Employers
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) ended its Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program on January 29, 2021. And if you participated in the program, you may have a lot of questions. So, what does the end of the PAID program mean for you and your business?Read More Department of Labor Ends PAID Program: What This Means for Your Small Business