On February 21, 2023, the IRS made significant changes to the electronic filing requirements that will take effect in 2024. The IRS electronic filing changes may impact you if you have employees, work with independent contractors, or meet other requirements.Read More Big Changes to IRS Electronic Filing Requirements in 2024
Most businesses need—or will at some point need—an Employer Identification Number (EIN). You include your EIN on documents like Form W-2 and business tax returns. To get an EIN, you must apply with the IRS. In response, the IRS will send you an EIN confirmation notice called Form CP-575.Read More What to Know About Form CP-575 [IRS EIN Notice]
True or false: As an employer, you can pay employees any amount you want. False. It’s 100% false. Why? Because of minimum wage laws.Read More A Detailed Overview of Federal, State, and Local Minimum Wage Law
Want to avoid breaking labor laws? Then you need to pay employees according to federal, state, or local minimum wage law. But if you have tipped employees, you might be able to pay a lower, tipped minimum wage.Read More Can You Pay That?! Federal and State Tipped Minimum Wage Rates
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
The Department of Labor recovered over $17 million in unpaid wages in 2022 due to wage violations. Employers who use illegal payroll practices not only owe back the money they “steal” from employees, but they’re also subject to hefty penalties. Plus, these businesses lose the trust of their workers and harm their employer brand.Read More For the Love of Your Small Business: 11 Wage Violations You Need to Avoid
This article has been updated to reflect 2022 rates. When your employees travel for work, you might consider covering some of their travel-related expenses. To do this, you can offer per diem pay. You have a couple of options when it comes to reimbursing employees for business travel costs. Read on to learn about the […]Read More Are You Familiar With the IRS Per Diem Rates?
When employees incur travel-related business expenses, you might consider covering their costs. You can reimburse employees for expenses by giving them per diem pay. What is per diem pay?Read More What Is Per Diem?
If you have seasonal employees, there are employment laws that you must follow. Seasonal employment laws apply if you run a seasonal business or if you hire more employees during peak seasons. So, what are seasonal employment laws, and what do they mean for your business?Read More Seasonal Employment Laws You Must Follow
When you run payroll, you must comply with payroll and labor laws. Brush up on payroll compliance legislation and common compliance mistakes so you can accurately run payroll without fear of penalties.Read More Payroll Compliance Legislation and Common Mistakes