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FLSA violation costs $35M in back OT and damages


March 17, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Communication, DOL, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, Latest news & views, OT regs, Tax compliance

Where to draw the line on who is or isn’t an exempt employee isn’t always clear. One company just got hit hard for making the wrong call.

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One payment that’s never reportable


March 11, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: 1099s, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

A recent private letter ruling clarifies one time when checks to workers aren’t reportable on W-2s or 1099s.

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On-call time: When is it compensable?


February 23, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, DOL, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

It isn’t always easy to figure out when you have to pay employees for time that they’re on call. But this latest opinion letter sheds some light.

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Stimulus package: 4 steps you need to take now


February 20, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Communication, Fringe benefits, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, Internal controls, IRS regs, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

The economic package Congress just passed will require a fair amount of work on your part.

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Obama’s economic package: What it means for your company


February 18, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Communication, Special report, Tax compliance

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After all the bickering, Congress finally approved an economic stimulus. So what’s it all mean?

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Once-a-year return filing? Where to sign up


January 14, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Communication, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, IRS regs, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

Some smaller companies are starting the new year off with a great timesaver: once-a-year filing of employer’s federal tax returns.

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Common error may soon have much stiffer penalty


November 13, 2008 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: 1099s, Best practices, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, Internal controls, IRS regs, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

A new bill would clamp down on employee classification errors — and hike the fines as high as $10k.

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Disaster relief available for some


November 10, 2008 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Communication, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, IRS regs, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

You could qualify for special tax relief if your company is located in any of the following areas:

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Emergency Economic Stabilization Act: How it affects you


October 28, 2008 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Communication, Fringe benefits, In this week's e-newsletter, IRS regs, Latest news & views, Tax compliance, Uncategorized

Federal efforts to minimize the damage from the economic crisis mean Payroll pros and others in Accounting need to stay on their toes to keep up.

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Employee classification error? How to prove you deserve tax relief


October 27, 2008 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: 1099s, Best practices, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

A company getting mercy from IRS over back employment taxes isn’t an urban legend. Here’s proof: 

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