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13 08, 2019

Update on FLSA Proposed Overtime Ruling

2019-08-13T11:32:05-05:00August 13th, 2019|General Payroll and HR|0 Comments

More employees may no longer be exempt from overtime if the rules proposed by the Department of Labor in March of 2019 become finalized. As discussed in our blog back in February, Secretary of Labor, Alexander Acosta, has indicated that the administration does support an increase in the salary limits. These limits have been only [...]

8 08, 2019

ACA Employer Mandate: What Small Employers Need to Know

2019-08-08T16:07:18-05:00August 8th, 2019|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

The Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, and the employer-shared responsibility mandate went into effect in 2015. Is there an ACA small employer mandate? It’s challenging for small business owners to understand how the ACA impacts them specifically. As a small business owner, how do you know if you’re required to provide health insurance [...]

25 07, 2019

Joint Employer Status Changes Could Be Coming Soon

2019-07-25T09:52:39-05:00July 25th, 2019|General Payroll and HR|0 Comments

On April 1, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a proposed rule that affects the definition of joint employer status, commonly understood as a situation where an employee is employed by multiple organizations that have some relationship in the management of the employee. The definition of joint employer status today is generally based [...]

16 07, 2019

Another Round of ACA Non-Compliance Letters is Looming

2019-07-16T13:04:55-05:00July 16th, 2019|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

Cue the “Jaws” movie music, because the penalties are coming. Thursday, July 11th, on the monthly IRS Payroll Industry call, the IRS continued to communicate that ACA compliance activities continue, including non-compliance letters, despite legislative and judicial challenges. One example is Texas v. United States which argues that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual mandate [...]

2 07, 2019

Why Your Company Should Insource Payroll Instead of Outsourcing

2019-07-02T15:06:27-05:00July 2nd, 2019|Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

“Outsource” seems to be the word of the day for small businesses. The idea is that if you don’t have the staff and expertise to do it yourself (insource payroll), you should have someone else take care of it for you. That idea has some merit, but it’s overly simplistic. Sometimes what you need isn’t [...]

1 07, 2019

A CEO’s Perspective on Financial Wellness: Part 2 – Financial Literacy

2019-07-01T12:43:48-05:00July 1st, 2019|Financial Wellness|0 Comments

While “financial literacy” could have a negative connotation for some, in the context of financial wellness, it is an enormous advantage. Many employers implement financial wellness programs or tools thinking it’s a way to help employees fix a problem. And for many it does. However, there is more to it than that. What is financial [...]

25 06, 2019

A CEO’s Perspective on Financial Wellness: Part 1 – Employee Engagement

2019-07-01T12:52:08-05:00June 25th, 2019|Financial Wellness|0 Comments

Financial wellness is a term that means different things to different people, especially in the workplace. If you ask a business owner, a benefits manager, a broker and an employee what financial wellness means to them, you will likely get a lot of very different answers. If you ask what a financial wellness program should [...]