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Piecework Pay: Frequently Asked Questions
Piecework Pay: Frequently Asked Questions 1200 628 Tricore

Piecework Pay: Frequently Asked Questions

Under federal and state laws, employers must pay employees no less than the federal or state minimum wage — whichever is higher. Another option is to pay by the piece, also called the piecework pay system.

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When Employees Cross State Lines
When Employees Cross State Lines 1200 628 Tricore

When Employees Cross State Lines

Do you have employees who live in one state and work in another? Here is what you need to know about classifying wages and avoiding penalties.

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What Is a Total Compensation Statement?
What Is a Total Compensation Statement? 1200 628 Tricore

What Is a Total Compensation Statement?

Most employees’ total compensation includes more than their base pay — and paystubs do not show the full picture. To promote transparency and engagement, some employers provide employees with total compensation statements.

Also called a total rewards statement, a total compensation statement is an annual document that reflects the total amount the employee receives for service to the company. It tells the whole story about the pay package by including both direct and indirect compensation.

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New Final Rule Expands Health Reimbursement Arrangements
New Final Rule Expands Health Reimbursement Arrangements 1200 628 Tricore

New Final Rule Expands Health Reimbursement Arrangements

The U.S. departments of HHS, Labor and Treasury have issued a final rule that enables employers to fund a new type of HRA: the individual coverage HRA.

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How to Decode Box 1 of Form W-2
How to Decode Box 1 of Form W-2 1200 628 Tricore

How to Decode Box 1 of Form W-2

Box 1 of Form W-2 shows the employee’s total compensation that is subject to taxation for the year. This tends to be the number most taxpayers care about the most.

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5 Mandatory Registrations for Employers
5 Mandatory Registrations for Employers 1200 628 Tricore

5 Mandatory Registrations for Employers

We have compiled a list of 5 mandatory registrations for employers, which are mandatory requirements (for most businesses) and should not be overlooked.

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Watch Out for 'Restricted' Social Security Cards for Form I-9 Purposes
Watch Out for “Restricted” Social Security Cards for Form I-9 Purposes 1200 628 Tricore

Watch Out for “Restricted” Social Security Cards for Form I-9 Purposes

Businesses must have all employees fill out a Form I-9 to ensure they are eligible to work in the United States. A Social Security card can be part of the proof, but not in all instances.

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Social Security: Note the Key Changes for 2020
Social Security: Note the Key Changes for 2020 1200 628 Tricore

Social Security: Note the Key Changes for 2020

Every year, the Social Security Administration takes a fresh look at its numbers and typically makes adjustments. We outline what has changed in 2020.

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4 Factors To Consider When Choosing a Pay Frequency
4 Factors To Consider When Choosing a Pay Frequency 1200 628 Tricore

4 Factors To Consider When Choosing a Pay Frequency

Factors are considered when choosing a pay frequency, including legal requirements, your industry, employee classification and payroll administration costs.

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Do Employee Engagement Surveys Really Work?
Do Employee Engagement Surveys Really Work? 1200 628 Tricore

Do Employee Engagement Surveys Really Work?

Many industry experts agree that employee engagement surveys often do not work. Usually, the problem is in the way the survey is crafted or administered.

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