Time & Pay To Hold 6th Annual Blood Drive!

Time & Pay and the American Red Cross will hold the 6th Annual Time & Pay Blood Drives throughout the month of October. All drives will be held at the Johnson City American Red Cross Blood Center at 818 Sunset Dr. next to Mahoney’s Outfitters. The Blood Drives, which are all open to the public, [...]

By | September 28th, 2011|News|Comments Off on Time & Pay To Hold 6th Annual Blood Drive!

Labor Dept Reports on Unemployment Benefits Paid In Error

As you work on your payroll and pay your payroll taxes, you may be interested to learn that the Labor Dept has just released a report noting that, over the past 3 years, nearly $19 billion in unemployment benefits were paid to recipients in error. This translates into a error rate of 10.4%.  In the [...]

By | September 26th, 2011|News|Comments Off on Labor Dept Reports on Unemployment Benefits Paid In Error

Feds, States to Investigate Construction Firms

The Department of Labor along with the IRS and eleven states have announced a broad review of the hiring and pay practices of home builders and other companies government regulating bodies proclaim routinely misclassify workers as independent contractors rather than employees. States include Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Utah, and Washington as well as New York, Hawaii, Illinois, and [...]

By | September 21st, 2011|News|Comments Off on Feds, States to Investigate Construction Firms

IRS Seeks Public Input on Obamacare

Treasury, IRS Seek Public Input on Certain Employer Provisions of the Affordable Care Act   The IRS along with the Treasury Department has requested public comment on a proposed affordability safe harbor for employers under the shared responsibility provisions included in the Affordable Care Act that will apply to certain employers starting in 2014. Under the Affordable Care [...]

By | September 19th, 2011|News|Comments Off on IRS Seeks Public Input on Obamacare

New TN SUI Rate for Construction Co’s

The Tennessee Dept of Labor has announced that the unemployment tax rate for new construction companies has gone up from 8.1% to 8.6%. The new rate is effective July 1, 2011. The new companies can plan to maintain that rate for at least 3 years until they establish some employment history so that their rate [...]

By | September 14th, 2011|News|Comments Off on New TN SUI Rate for Construction Co’s

NLRB Announces New Employee Poster Requirement

HR and Payroll administrators should take note that as a result of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), governed by the National Labor Relation Board (NLRB: 5 members - 3 Democrats, 1 Republican, 1 vacancy), recently announced that private enterprises that fall under the NLRA's jurisdiction will be required to post a new employee poster by Nov. [...]

By | September 12th, 2011|News|Comments Off on NLRB Announces New Employee Poster Requirement

GSA Announces New Per Diem Expense Rates

Payroll administrators will be glad to see that the 2012 federal per diem rates used to substantiate business travel expenses within the continental United States were released by the General Services Administration. The federal per diem is equal to the sum of the federal lodging expense rate and the federal meal and incidental expense rate for designated areas of travel. [...]

By | September 6th, 2011|News|Comments Off on GSA Announces New Per Diem Expense Rates