Human Resources News & Insights

Daylight Savings could bring payroll headache

Don’t be surprised if employees complain about smaller paychecks this pay cycle.

Business standard mileage rate unchanged for 2012

Employers can reimburse up to 55.5 cents for business miles driven in 2012 — the same rate as the second half of 2011 — without incurring taxable income to employees.

FUTA tax bill spikes for employers in 20 states

Come Jan. 31, employers in 20 states (plus the Virgin Islands) must deposit higher-than-usual Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) taxes with their Form 940, Employer’s Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) tax return.

SSA’s higher wage base = more questions

SSA’s first taxable wage base boost in several years means more than just higher taxes for top earners – it may also bring more questions for you.

Feds make E-Verify Self Check tool more accessible

The feds just expanded the universe of who can use the E-Verify Self Check Tool.

One email you don’t want in your inbox

The feds issued a warning about a message you may soon receive.

Temporary FUTA surtax expires: Now what?

The expiration of the “temporary” 0.2% FUTA surtax on June 30 changes employers’ recordkeeping duties.

Standard mileage rate climbs for next 6 months

The IRS has changed its mind about raising mileage rates.

Taxable wage base shoots up next year

Some of your company’s highest earners won’t be happy when they hear they’ll be paying more taxes next year.

Obama lessens healthcare reporting burden

There’s no such thing as a free lunch — or a Free Choice Voucher under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).