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Employment Law Update: Prepare for 2017

EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE: PREPARE FOR 2017 NEW FEDERAL SALARY REQUIREMENTS Although this change is not unique to California, please bear in mind the Federal changes made to “white collar” exemptions, known as the “Final Rule”, which takes effect on December 1, 2016. The Department of Labor (DOL) issued changes that substantially increase the minimum salary [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|Human Resources, Retirement, Wages|0 Comments

Prepare for 2017 Minimum Wage Laws

Verify you are paying all employees at least the Applicable Minimum Wage. And be aware of what city or county your employees are working in - because there are differing minimum wages, as well as paid sick leave rules, in dozens of California cities and some counties. PAY AND BENEFITS INCREASES FOR STATE MINIMUM WAGE  [...]

Avoiding Costly Payroll Mistakes

Everyone knows the business world isn't perfect. And, business owners have learned the hard way that payroll management is not as simple as it appears. Managing a viable payroll system requires attention to detail as well as a sound understanding the tax laws matters to small and mid-size companies. Payroll mistakes are like ants in [...]

By | March 2nd, 2017|Human Resources, Payroll Post of the Day, Taxes, Wages|0 Comments

The Tax Corner – November 2014

Department of Labor Announces Increased FUTA Costs for Employers in 7 States Due to outstanding federal loans, employers in 7 states plus the Virgin Islands will owe additional Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) tax for 2014. Employers in FUTA “credit reduction” states will be charged an additional 1.2% to 2.2% of the first $7,000 in [...]

By | November 18th, 2014|Business Planning, Newsletter, November 2014, Reporting, Taxes, Wages|0 Comments