Monthly Archives: November 2016

How to Manage Overtime Under the New FLSA Rules

Special Note: On the evening of November 22, a federal judge issued a temporary injunction on the overtime rule. Although the information on the rule, as described below, is correct, it will not go into effect on December 1 unless … Continue reading

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Social Security Taxes: The Basics Heading into 2017

As a business owner, you’re responsible for withholding certain federal taxes from your employees’ wages. These include FICA taxes, or Federal Insurance Contributions Act taxes. Those that fall under FICA include Social Security and Medicare taxes. Social Security taxes include … Continue reading

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What Does ERISA Mean for Employers?

ERISA was developed to set minimum standards for pension plans, specifically for the private industry sector. It gives employers the rules they must follow for providing these retirement benefits to their staff, including when they qualify and how the benefits … Continue reading

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