The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), which is the latest bill to address the ongoing economic impacts of COVID-19, has been signed into law. Most aspects of the law do not directly affect the HR function, but those that do—optional extension of sick and family leave and establishment of COBRA subsidies—are outlined here.
Overshadowed by the PPP loan program, the lesser-known and used Employee Retention Tax Credit was offered through the CARES act in 2020. Learn here what has changed earlier in 2020 and about your eligibility.
Over the next couple weeks, we will expand on this information and how it affects your workforce, business, taxes, and payroll. Fluid updates will be provided as they change here. The Independent Payroll Providers Association (IPPA) distributed the following information to help summarize and bring clarity to the newly passed Act.
Payroll is the sort of thing we simply assume companies are getting right, unless a specific problem comes to light. The reality though is that a lot of businesses (and particularly smaller ones) often struggle with efficient and accurate payroll management.
One of my employees has requested time off to vote. My state doesn’t require voting leave, but this employee works in a different state, and we have employees located across the country. What do I need to do here?
This letter is designed to inform our clients and contacts of the Payroll Tax Deferral program that became available on September 1, 2020. Employers can choose to opt-in and are encouraged to speak to their employees regarding participation.
Payroll is a crucial function that if handled incorrectly can have harmful repercussions. Outsourcing this piece of operation gives the business access to expertise and technology and reduces risks and costs.