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IRS issues adjusted contribution limits to retirement savings accounts
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IRS Issues Adjusted Contribution Limits to Retirement Savings Accounts

The IRS annually adjusts the limits on individual deferrals and contributions to employer-sponsored retirement savings plans.

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IRS Warnings About Payroll Scams
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IRS Warnings About Payroll Scams

The IRS has warned small businesses to be vigilant against the rising threat of identity theft and W-2 scams. By the time these scams come to light, it’s too late to start implementing controls. Indeed, last tax season saw a surge in phishing emails targeting payroll direct deposit and wire transfers. Don’t wait until they…

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How to Move to Paperless Payroll
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How to Move to Paperless Payroll

Paperless payroll is a paper-free payroll process that has become hugely popular in recent years. But despite the groundswell of support for paperless payroll solutions, employers should examine the details before making the switch.  Six pros of paperless payroll Electronic storage — Stores payroll documents on your computer, eliminating clutter and making payroll documents easier…

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6 Important Payroll Reports to Run
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6 Important Payroll Reports to Run

Payroll reports are useful for reviewing compensation details, evaluating payroll accuracy, tracking payroll expenses, reconciling payroll activities and meeting payroll obligations. Below are six of these reports. 1. Time sheets Nonexempt employees are paid according to the hours reflected on their time sheets. Before payroll processing begins, run a report to confirm that employees’ hours…

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Cybersecurity and the Importance of Data Privacy
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Cybersecurity and the Importance of Data Privacy

Cybersecurity — especially data privacy — is one of the biggest problems facing businesses today. These security problems are compounded because every segment of every industry is affected differently, and each is subject to the risk factors peculiar to that segment. Grouping similar data together based on chosen parameters allows businesses to assess the privacy…

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Key Metrics for Measuring Employee Performance
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Key Metrics for Measuring Employee Performance

When measuring employee performance, the goal is to focus on meaningful data that allows you to determine employee productivity and value to the organization. Based on this data, you’ll know whether employees are having a positive or negative impact on the bottom line and then be able to decide how to proceed. Below are four…

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Employee Furloughs: Right for You?
Employee Furloughs: Right for You? 1200 628 Tricore

Employee Furloughs: Right for You?

Furloughs place employees in temporary nonduty status, typically without pay. They are used as a cost-cutting measure by employers facing economic challenges, slow periods or financial setbacks. Since furloughs are temporary, the affected employees get to keep their jobs, despite being away from work. Furloughs are generally considered a better option than layoffs, but because…

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Important Deadline: EEO-1 Pay Data Due by Sept. 30
Important Deadline: EEO-1 Pay Data Due by Sept. 30, 2019 1200 628 Tricore

Important Deadline: EEO-1 Pay Data Due by Sept. 30, 2019

Based on a recent ruling, EEO-1 filers must also report pay information — known as “Component 2 data” — for 2017 and 2018 to the EEOC by Sept. 30, 2019.

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Docking Pay for Violation of a Workplace Policy
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Docking Pay for Violation of a Workplace Policy

The first thing to understand about docking pay is that there is a difference between exempt and nonexempt employees. Pay docking and nonexempt employees The Fair Labor Standards Act requires that covered nonexempt employees receive no less than the federal minimum wage for all hours worked. Consequently, you cannot refuse to pay nonexempt employees for…

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Use Benefits to Become an Employer of Choice
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Use Benefits to Become an Employer of Choice

Becoming an employer of choice is about positioning your company in a way that makes candidates eager to work for you and your most qualified employees likely to stay with you. When your competitors appear with tempting incentives, these candidates and employees will decline, because you are fulfilling their needs. These needs can vary from…

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