The Integrity Blog

November 2017

Competition for Talent is Hot, Do You Need to Offer Paid Family Leave?

2017-11-21T22:15:33+00:00 November 21st, 2017|General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics GP|

There are many different factors causing businesses to rethink benefit offerings, including paid family leave. Millennials make up a significant part of the working demographic and adults between 40-59 are the latest sandwich generation – caring for a minor child and their aging parents. Federal legislation is in the works and five states and the [...]

Do You Understand Your Employees’ Financial Stress?

2017-11-14T15:31:59+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Americans are in financial trouble. Sixty-three percent don’t have $500 in a savings account; more than 70 percent have less than $15,000 saved for retirement. The majority of Americans are in debt. That’s stressful. And that stress carries over into the workplace. Now enlightened employers are trying to help. Let’s look at some recent news [...]

October 2017

Need Better Control of Overtime and Leave Management?

2017-10-29T09:07:25+00:00 October 29th, 2017|General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics|

Managing employee overtime or leave is challenging with outdated or manual systems. In many cases, business leaders are tallying up overtime hours after they’ve been noted on a timesheet. Playing catch up puts you behind, instead of in front of, overtime spending. Tracking leave isn’t much easier, especially when offering multiple forms of leave in [...]

Employers hoping for a filing extension for 1095-C’s likely to be disappointed

2017-10-25T09:40:33+00:00 October 25th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|

In a recent statement from the IRS, it is clear that they have stepped up enforcement of Affordable Care Act regulations. The recent statement reverses a prior practice of accepting individual tax returns which omitted information related to health insurance coverage on line 61 of tax form 1040. For 2017 tax forms, this information will [...]

GP User Group Summit – The Name Says It All

2017-10-20T13:44:48+00:00 October 19th, 2017|General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Payroll and HR Software|

|| Written by Dan Doolin, Senior Account Executive As we gathered in Nashville last week for the GPUG summit event, I had mentally prepared for another big conference; making certain we have everything for the booth, meetings scheduled, logo wear packed, and goals set. As an event sponsor/exhibitor with a hefty investment in the [...]

The Affordable Care Act – the repeal/replace saga continues

2017-10-19T09:00:00+00:00 October 18th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|

Just when we thought the Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal/replace effort was off the table for this year, two executive decisions that impact the ACA are made. It is important to note, however, that neither impact the employer mandate so our advice remains the same: stay the course for 2017 employer reporting. Two executive decisions [...]