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    Your 1095-C Form Obligations, Explained

    posted by Rachel Blakely-Gray
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  • Your 1095-C Form Obligations, Explained

    Do employers have to offer health insurance? Sometimes. And if you are required to offer health insurance, you need to send a 1095-C form to all full-time employees.

    If you’re unfamiliar with Form 1095-C and employer-sponsored health insurance requirements, you likely have questions like:

    • What is a 1095-C form?
    • How do I fill it out?
    • When is Form 1095-C due?
    • Where do I send it?
    • What if I make a mistake?

    Read on to get the answers to these questions and any other Form 1095-C inquiries you have.

    Updates to the Income Tax Withholding Tables and What You Need to Know

    In 2018, the IRS adjusted income tax withholding tables to reflect the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The IRS released changes to the income tax brackets for 2019.

    When you have employees, you need to stay on top of changing employment tax rates. Rates impact the amount of money you withhold from employee wages. Are you familiar with the 2019 income tax withholding tables?

    Below, you will first find information about how withholding tables work. Then, you can learn about changes to the federal income tax withholding tables.  

    4 Tips for Negotiating Salary Increase With Potential Employees

    Bringing on top talent is tough. With nearly 3.5 million employees quitting their jobs per month, you might notice more candidates negotiating salary increase. Why? Because they can. Job seekers aren’t afraid to explore other options if you can’t provide the salary or benefits they want.

    Salary raise negotiation might make the difference between a valuable candidate working for you or moving on elsewhere.

    You don’t have to be a lawyer or arbitrator to successfully know how to negotiate an increase in salary. But, you do have to do your research, be willing to work with the candidate, and know where to draw the line.

    When Do You Need to Provide On-call Pay?

    Some businesses need on-call employees. But if you require employees to be available when they’re not working, should you pay them? Whether or not you must provide on-call pay depends on a few factors.

    If you’re not paying your employees while they’re on call, you might be violating FLSA hours worked, and thus overtime, rules. And we all know that violating FLSA regulations is a recipe for hefty penalties.

    It’s time to spruce up your on-call labor laws knowledge.

    Rescue Your Business With a Payroll Audit

    Running payroll accurately is arguably one of your most critical employer responsibilities. But even if you use a reliable payroll processing system, there’s room for user error. You might input numbers incorrectly, forget to add an employee’s pay raise, or fail to remove a terminated employee from your payroll. To combat these potential problems, conduct a payroll audit.

    Regularly performing a payroll audit can alert you to mishaps early on. Learn about payroll audit procedures to catch mistakes and avoid IRS penalties, payroll fraud, tax filing corrections, and disgruntled employees.  

    Offering Adoption Assistance Benefits to Employees

    Many companies offer an adoption assistance program to employees. According to one source, 56% of surveyed businesses offered adoption benefits. Are you thinking about providing adoption assistance benefits to employees? If so, read on to review the benefits of providing adoption assistance and the steps you need to take.

    Massachusetts Paid Family Leave: Preparing for a New Program

    As an employer, you are likely familiar with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). However, are you aware that your state might have additional programs in place for family and medical leave? If you are a Massachusetts employer, you must learn about the new Massachusetts paid family leave program.

    What Is a Nonexempt Employee?

    Worker classification is critical. After you’ve narrowed down whether a worker is an independent contractor vs. employee, you’re not done. You need to also figure out if an employee is nonexempt. What is a nonexempt employee?

    When an employee has nonexempt status, the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime laws come into play.

    If you want to avoid FLSA penalties, you must understand nonexempt employee rules.

    3 Types of Salary Structure You Should Know

    If you’re a fan of organization, consider adding structure to how you determine salaries and raises. Learn about the different types of salary structure you can use in your small business.

    What Is a Statutory Employee?

    Have you ever seen that tiny box on a W-2 form for statutory employees? Have you wondered, What is a statutory employee?

    If so, you’re not alone. Many employers without statutory employees aren’t entirely sure what this classification means. But at one point, you may need to hire a statutory employee.

    Your 1095-C Form Obligations, Explained

    Do employers have to offer health insurance? Sometimes. And if you are required to offer health insurance, you need to send a 1095-C form to all full-time employees.

    If you’re unfamiliar with Form 1095-C and employer-sponsored health insurance requirements, you likely have questions like:

    • What is a 1095-C form?
    • How do I fill it out?
    • When is Form 1095-C due?
    • Where do I send it?
    • What if I make a mistake?

    Read on to get the answers to these questions and any other Form 1095-C inquiries you have.

    Updates to the Income Tax Withholding Tables and What You Need to Know

    In 2018, the IRS adjusted income tax withholding tables to reflect the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The IRS released changes to the income tax brackets for 2019.

    When you have employees, you need to stay on top of changing employment tax rates. Rates impact the amount of money you withhold from employee wages. Are you familiar with the 2019 income tax withholding tables?

    Below, you will first find information about how withholding tables work. Then, you can learn about changes to the federal income tax withholding tables.  

    4 Tips for Negotiating Salary Increase With Potential Employees

    Bringing on top talent is tough. With nearly 3.5 million employees quitting their jobs per month, you might notice more candidates negotiating salary increase. Why? Because they can. Job seekers aren’t afraid to explore other options if you can’t provide the salary or benefits they want.

    Salary raise negotiation might make the difference between a valuable candidate working for you or moving on elsewhere.

    You don’t have to be a lawyer or arbitrator to successfully know how to negotiate an increase in salary. But, you do have to do your research, be willing to work with the candidate, and know where to draw the line.

    When Do You Need to Provide On-call Pay?

    Some businesses need on-call employees. But if you require employees to be available when they’re not working, should you pay them? Whether or not you must provide on-call pay depends on a few factors.

    If you’re not paying your employees while they’re on call, you might be violating FLSA hours worked, and thus overtime, rules. And we all know that violating FLSA regulations is a recipe for hefty penalties.

    It’s time to spruce up your on-call labor laws knowledge.

    Rescue Your Business With a Payroll Audit

    Running payroll accurately is arguably one of your most critical employer responsibilities. But even if you use a reliable payroll processing system, there’s room for user error. You might input numbers incorrectly, forget to add an employee’s pay raise, or fail to remove a terminated employee from your payroll. To combat these potential problems, conduct a payroll audit.

    Regularly performing a payroll audit can alert you to mishaps early on. Learn about payroll audit procedures to catch mistakes and avoid IRS penalties, payroll fraud, tax filing corrections, and disgruntled employees.  

    Offering Adoption Assistance Benefits to Employees

    Many companies offer an adoption assistance program to employees. According to one source, 56% of surveyed businesses offered adoption benefits. Are you thinking about providing adoption assistance benefits to employees? If so, read on to review the benefits of providing adoption assistance and the steps you need to take.

    Massachusetts Paid Family Leave: Preparing for a New Program

    As an employer, you are likely familiar with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). However, are you aware that your state might have additional programs in place for family and medical leave? If you are a Massachusetts employer, you must learn about the new Massachusetts paid family leave program.

    What Is a Nonexempt Employee?

    Worker classification is critical. After you’ve narrowed down whether a worker is an independent contractor vs. employee, you’re not done. You need to also figure out if an employee is nonexempt. What is a nonexempt employee?

    When an employee has nonexempt status, the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime laws come into play.

    If you want to avoid FLSA penalties, you must understand nonexempt employee rules.

    3 Types of Salary Structure You Should Know

    If you’re a fan of organization, consider adding structure to how you determine salaries and raises. Learn about the different types of salary structure you can use in your small business.

    What Is a Statutory Employee?

    Have you ever seen that tiny box on a W-2 form for statutory employees? Have you wondered, What is a statutory employee?

    If so, you’re not alone. Many employers without statutory employees aren’t entirely sure what this classification means. But at one point, you may need to hire a statutory employee.