General Payroll and HR

17 01, 2020

President Signs Further Consolidated Appropriations Act 2020: ACA Tax Changes You Need to Know

2020-01-17T12:06:21-06:00January 17th, 2020|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, General Payroll and HR|0 Comments

President Trump signed important legislation in December 2019 that will impact many employers. H.R. 1865, or the “Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020”, brings changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While the ACA hasn’t been repealed altogether, the president has repealed three key taxes imposed by the ACA. These, and several other notable changes [...]

8 01, 2020

2020 IRS Form W-4 – What You Need to Know

2020-01-08T11:15:34-06:00January 8th, 2020|General Payroll and HR, Payroll User Group|0 Comments

In December 2019, the IRS released the 2020 Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Certificate. This version of the form has been changed from the previous draft form that was released in August. In addition, there is a noteworthy change on how you can find Federal Income Tax Withholding Method tables. With tax season upon us, here’s [...]

22 11, 2019

Winning the Channel Marketing Alliance Brooke Webb Smith Award

2019-11-22T12:57:49-06:00November 22nd, 2019|General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics|0 Comments

In 2014, I had the pleasure of attending my first GPUG Summit in St Louis, Missouri. The night of the partner reception, I was introduced to the bubbly, charismatic, one and only, Brooke Smith. I had heard stories and knew that Brooke was well-liked in the community, but I had no idea how far and [...]

13 11, 2019

Form I-9 has Expired – Now What?

2019-11-13T10:57:27-06:00November 13th, 2019|General Payroll and HR, Payroll User Group|0 Comments

Employers are required to verify the identity and employment authorization of new employees. This is done on Form I-9 and most employers are likely familiar with this form and also familiar with the associated civil fines and criminal penalties. Looking closely at the form, employers may notice that the current Form I-9 has expired. The [...]

14 10, 2019

California Bill puts “Gig Economy” Jobs in Jeopardy

2019-10-14T12:04:06-05:00October 14th, 2019|General Payroll and HR, Payroll User Group|0 Comments

In September 2019, California passed legislation that could put the “gig economy” job market in question. What is “gig economy”? It is a labor market that is characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work, as opposed to permanent jobs. Often also referred to as a "side hustle," though for some it is [...]

11 10, 2019

Does your Company have to Comply with an ACA State Individual Mandate?

2019-12-12T15:54:42-06:00October 11th, 2019|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, General Payroll and HR|0 Comments

As most know by now, the Affordable Care Act individual mandate was repealed as of January 1, 2019. Although the ACA individual mandate is gone; many states have begun to implement their own ACA state individual mandates, which require residents to purchase and maintain qualifying health coverage or face a state tax penalty. Overall, the [...]

8 10, 2019

FLSA Updates Finalized – Salary Threshold, Overtime Changes Coming in 2020

2019-10-08T10:15:22-05:00October 8th, 2019|General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics GP|0 Comments

On September 24th, the DOL issued a final ruling on “Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees.” Finally, the salary threshold changes are coming. The summary from the ruling reads as follows: The Department of Labor is updating and revising the regulations issued under the Fair Labor Standards [...]

2 10, 2019

2019 Summit – Business Central Sessions for New or Migrating Users

2019-10-14T12:48:42-05:00October 2nd, 2019|Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, General Payroll and HR, Payroll User Group|0 Comments

Microsoft Dynamics User Group Summit 2019 is less than three weeks away! There is something for everyone at Summit and for those of you wondering about the transition from GP to Business Central, this is the schedule we would recommend. Wednesday, October 16 – The Game has Started, Bring on the Business Central Sessions! 9:45 [...]

27 09, 2019

The Payroll Piece to Your Cloud Puzzle

2019-09-30T15:42:17-05:00September 27th, 2019|Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL|0 Comments

We in the business world have found ourselves in the middle of yet another digital transformation era. In the last 25 years, we have all moved to the web, social media, mobile platforms and now transitioning to the cloud. Just like the other transformations, there are early adopters and then there are those who sit [...]