The Integrity Blog

January 2019

PayActiv Crosses $1 Billion in Processed Funds for Timely Earned Wage Access to the Underserved and Underbanked Workforce

2019-01-17T12:42:05+00:00January 17th, 2019|Financial Wellness, Payroll and HR Software|

Over 650,000 employees, irrespective of their banking or credit status have fulfilled their small dollar, short term needs without adding additional debt. San Jose, January 14, 2019 - After processing over $1 Billion, we are now able to quantify the true cost of financial stress experienced by two-thirds of the American workforce. PayActiv surveyed users [...]

Why Your Employee Experience Matters and How to Elevate It

2019-01-31T16:00:35+00:00January 7th, 2019|Financial Wellness, General Payroll and HR|

By Patrick Doolin, CEO If your business is struggling to find and retain talented employees, focusing on Employee Experience might be the new key to success. I recently read an article from Forbes called “2018 Will Be The Year of Employee Experience,” by Denise Lee Yohn, which defines Employee Experience (EX) and emphasizes why it’s [...]

December 2018

5 Key Employee Financial Wellness Statistics for 2019

2019-01-10T08:43:29+00:00December 27th, 2018|Financial Wellness, Payroll and HR Software|

It’s no secret that managing your finances is challenging. What many employers are beginning to realize, however, is that financial stress doesn’t just harm employees. It hurts their business, too. A 2017 report on optimizing financial wellness programs showed that those with low financial wellness and high financial stress cost their employers directly. These costs [...]

Postage Rates are Increasing: Another Great Reason to Get Started Early on Your 2018 ACA Forms

2018-12-18T08:47:15+00:00December 18th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, General Payroll and HR, Payroll and HR Software|

Are you an Applicable Large Employer that is required to comply with the Affordable Care Act? In addition to the benefits of getting your employee ACA reporting for the IRS (1095-Cs) done before the busy W-2 season begins, there is now another great reason to get started early on your year-end ACA activities: the US [...]

And the beat goes on: Healthcare law ruling puts Affordable Care Act at risk – again.

2019-01-03T12:16:26+00:00December 17th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|

Late in the day on December 14, 2018, a federal judge in Texas ruled the entire Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. The White House was quick to issue a statement saying that pending the appeal process, the law remains in place. This appeal process will take a while and is going to be interesting for sure. [...]

3 Reasons a Student Loan Repayment Benefit is a Good Choice for Employers

2018-12-10T13:23:39+00:00December 10th, 2018|Financial Wellness, Payroll and HR Software|

Student loan debt has exceeded both credit card and auto loan debt, according to the Federal Reserve. If you employ millennials, many of your own employees are probably struggling with how to pay off student loan debt while also planning for retirement. This financial challenge is not only taking an emotional toll on your employees, [...]

It’s Year-End Time Again, are You (GP) Payroll Ready?

2018-12-04T09:13:24+00:00December 4th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Payroll User Group, Payroll and HR Software|

Year-end is a busy time of year for HR and payroll professionals: along with their “normal” everyday duties, they have to deal with added challenges of open enrollment for benefits, getting W-2s distributed on time, and ACA 1095-C reporting. Fortunately, the IRS gave us an extension for providing 1095-Cs to employees so we get some [...]

November 2018

Good news: IRS Extends 1095-C Reporting Deadline and Good Faith Transition Relief for 2018 reporting

2018-11-30T14:39:26+00:00November 30th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|

On November 29, 2018, the IRS released Notice 2018-94: US employers get lucky again! The due date for providing Forms 1095-C to employees is extended to March 4, 2019 The ACA employer mandate – which remains business as usual after the midterm elections – requires all US employers with 50 or more full-time employees to [...]