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Should You Honor All W-4 Requests?

Form W-4 helps employers determine how much federal income tax to take out of their employees’ wages. On the form, employees state their withholding conditions, such as filing status, number of allowances and any additional amount they want withheld. It … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Successful Absence Management

 SAVE Absence management is a strategic weapon that employers leverage to help maximize employee productivity. It involves administering programs designed to reduce absenteeism and return employees to work as quickly and as safely as possible. Employers are increasingly viewing absence … Continue reading

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How to Handle Unemployment Claims

Unemployment benefits are provided through a federal-state unemployment program, which is funded largely by federal and state taxes imposed on employers. The Internal Revenue Service enforces federal unemployment tax laws. The state unemployment agency oversees state unemployment tax as well … Continue reading

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Top 5 Payroll Mistakes to Avoid

The ramifications of payroll mistakes emanate from external and internal sources. Externally, the government can levy fines and penalties for payroll noncompliance. Internally, employees tend to become seriously concerned when an error shows up on their paycheck. There are many … Continue reading

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Know the Rules on Classifying Employees

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets guidelines for whether an employee is exempt or nonexempt under federal law. Exempt means that the employee is excluded from the Act’s overtime pay provisions and therefore does not have to be paid … Continue reading

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Terminating Employees the Right Way

The process of terminating an employee should not be taken lightly, as improper handling can lead to unpleasant results, such as the employee suing the company. It’s therefore vital that you follow the law when firing or laying off an … Continue reading

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Understanding Your Payroll Tax Liabilities

On the federal level, employer-only taxes include Social Security tax, Medicare tax, and federal unemployment (or FUTA) tax, which are administered by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). On the state level, employers are on the hook for state unemployment (or … Continue reading

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