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  • Collecting Payroll Taxes from Businesses – IRS to be More Aggressive

    IRs recently launched two new programs. Both initiatives indicate the IRS will be more aggressive collecting payroll taxes from businesses. The first initiative is to identify and contact businesses much quicker. Previously, the IRS would wait until after payroll reports were filed before contacting a business for late and missing payroll tax deposits. Now they will attempt…

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  • Outsourcing Payroll? Fraud Happens and What to Do to Prevent It

    Outsourcing payroll: Do you know if you outsource your payroll, you are still held liable for all payroll taxes due? Many owners and corporate officers believe that once they outsource payroll the responsibility for submitting payroll taxes and filing payroll reports resides with the payroll company.  That is not true.  The IRS and other government…

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  • National Labor Relations Board Decision Impacts Franchises

    In August there was a major, under-the-radar decision. This National Labor Relations Board decision impacts franchises. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that companies may be considered joint-employers with their contractors and franchisees. The ruling increases the potential responsibilities of certain companies such as staffing agencies and franchisors. The board’s decision pertained to Browning-Ferris…

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  • Time & Attendance and The FLSA Top 5 Things You Need to Know

    When it comes to compliance with labor laws, the government does not mess around.  Did you know that violations of the minimum wage or overtime pay can result in civil penalties exceeding $1,000 or that penalties for non-compliance of youth labor laws can exceed $10,000? As an employer, it is your responsibility to know and comply…

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