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The New 2020 Form W-4 Is Available and It’s a Whole Lot Different

On December 5th, the IRS released its much anticipated new Form W-4 for 2020. There are some very significant changes to the new form that are intended to aid taxpayers in more accurately determining their appropriate withholding amounts for federal taxes from their paychecks in accordance with the 2017 Tax… Read More

Vermont Labor Law Poster 2020 Updates

2020 Vermont Labor Law Poster Updates

Effective January 1, 2020, the required labor law postings for Vermont will be changing.  The Vermont Earned Sick Time poster is changing to include a website that workers can access for more information on the law including exemptions for some employment types. The posting is included on Vermont Combination Labor… Read More

Vetting Your Payroll Service Provider to Prevent Fraud and Employee Losses

In September, many employers and employees suffered significant hardships due to the alleged fraudulent activity of MyPayrollHR and its CEO, Michael Mann. The suspected misdeeds of one person have caused a ripple effect that caused the demise of a financial institutions – Cachet Financial – and potentially others. This has… Read More

Is Your Use-It-or-Lose-It PTO Policy, Using and Losing Your Employees?

As many companies face their year-end crunch, many employees are facing a critical crunch of their own under their employer’s Use-It-or-Lose-It PTO policy. And with employers grappling with workforce shortages, existing employees are left shouldering greater workloads and that extra work can make it seem like there is no feasible… Read More

How Should You Prepare for the New 2020 Overtime Rules?

The Department of Labor issued a final rule update on overtime pay. The new rules will go into effect on January 1, 2020. These changes will likely have a significant impact on employee payroll processing, productivity and scheduling. So employers should take steps now to review the new thresholds… Read More

Missed Punches

FAQs About Missed Employee Time Punches

Almost every employer has been faced with trying to solve the eternal puzzle of how to correct missed employee time punches and what to do about them. Whether employees forget to clock in at the start or to clock out at the end of their shift or fail to punch… Read More

Labor Law Poster

New Hampshire Labor Law Poster Update: Gender Identity Discrimination

Effective September 10, 2019, a mandatory update to the New Hampshire Labor Law posting requirements went into effect. All New Hampshire employers are required to post in a conspicuous, well-lit location for ALL employees and applicants a current labor law poster along with any updates released throughout the year. The… Read More

Payroll Fraud Alert

Payroll Fraud Alert: Direct Deposit Scam

Recently, there has been a significant increase in the number of employers across the country who have been targeted by payroll fraudsters. Scammers continue to get more resourceful, cunning and technically savvy in their attempts to defraud victims by gaining access to financial accounts as well as valuable personal information. Read More

Processing the Final Paycheck for a Deceased Employee

As an company owner, HR representative and/or workforce supervisor, there are many undesirable challenges that come with managing people.  Sometimes things like finding the words to address an employee’s body odor, having to solve personality conflicts that remind one of being back in high school or terminating a single employee… Read More