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  • What is the Employer Mandate?

    From the HR Pros After controversy, debate and delays, the Employer Mandate is here. This provision of the Affordable Care Act (also known as the “Pay or Play” provision) requires all employers with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees to offer a certain level of health insurance coverage at an affordable rate to all full-time…

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  • Employee Handbook: 8 Reasons for Why to Have Them

    From the HR Pros at Richard A. Beauchemin, CPA/Carolina Accounting & Tax Service, PLLC: Why Have an Employee Handbook Your most valued asset and a business’ biggest expense is it’s employees. Having tools, systems and formal written policies are critical to managing and maintaining an effective working relationship with your employees. Central to establishing and maintaining a positive…

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  • Proposed Changes to Fair Labor Standards Act Impact Payroll Cost

    Proposed Changes to Fair Labor Standards Act Impact Payroll Cost for Exempt Employee From the HR Pros at Richard A. Beauchemin, CPA/Carolina Accounting & Tax Service, PLLC, Proposed Changes to Fair Labor Standards Act Will it Impact You? Changes to On Monday, June 29, President Obama proposed an increase to the overtime salary threshold, revealing the…

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  • Misclassification of Workers as Independent Contractors in North Carolina

    At the end of April the NC Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 694. This bill targets businesses that misclassify workers as Independent Contractors when they should be classified as employees. The bill creates a new division called the Employee Classification Division under the office of State Budget and Management and would carry out enforcement. What Misclassification…

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