By now you’ve probably heard that Congress passed a bill that’ll extend the Bush-era 2% payroll tax cut. Well, prolonging the tax cut isn’t all it’s going to do.
Do you hear that? It’s the sound of your employees breathing a collective sigh of relief.
Democrats and Republicans appear to be in agreement: The 2% payroll tax break workers have been enjoying should be extended. The problem? They can’t come to terms on how to pay for it.
Another bill has been brought to Congress that could impact FMLA requirements.
Quietly tucked inside President Obama’s 155-page jobs bill is a provision to count a portion of the value of health benefits provided to certain individuals as taxable income.
Legislation has just been brought before the Senate that would significantly reduce the size of the federal workforce and extend pay freezes.
President Obama just sent his new jobs bill to Congress, and it’s asking lawmakers to adopt the Georgia Works unemployment benefits model.
House Republicans recently tasked three committees with writing legislation to repeal the healthcare reform law’s grandfathered plan restrictions.
Barring some last-minute extension, the federal COBRA premium subsidy program will die on Aug. 31.
Yet another bill that’d increase your FLSA responsibilities has been introduced in Congress.