Current News about Payroll Services

“Fair Workweek” Ordinances Begin To Go Into Effect

Employers need to pay attention as similar regulations pop up around the country. Payroll specialist are taking note as more cities, and possibly states, start to pass ordinances related to Fair Workweek laws. The purpose of these regulations is to set employee work schedule requirements, particularly for certain industries, and compensate employees for any adjustments [...]

By | July 21st, 2017|News|Comments Off on “Fair Workweek” Ordinances Begin To Go Into Effect

House Votes to Allow Comp Time

On May 2, The House of Represenatives approved a bill allowing private sector Comp Time.  The House passed H R 1180 the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017 which would allow private-sector employers to provide non-exempt employees compensatory time off at a rate of 1.5 hours per hour of overtime work. To be eligible, employees [...]

By | May 5th, 2017|News|Comments Off on House Votes to Allow Comp Time

401(k) Plans- the Good and the Bad!

According to the DOL, the #1 most common 401(k) plan violation is the failure of the trustee to  remit employee 401(k) contributions in a timely manner. There are good and bad aspects to offering your employees a 401(k) plan. Like any successful business owner, you have worked hard to get your business to a place [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|News|Comments Off on 401(k) Plans- the Good and the Bad!

Time & Pay Introduces Employee Benefit Enrollment System

Time & Pay now offers our Employee Benefit Enrollment system. Partnering with EverythingBenefits, Time & Pay can provide a system integrated with our PayEntry that will allow employers to manage benefits and their employee enrollment in company benefit offerings. If you are tired of all the work involved in managing employee benefits, now is the time [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Time & Pay Introduces Employee Benefit Enrollment System

Tennessee Labor Dept Requires New Labor Law Poster

The Tennessee Labor Dept has implemented changes that require a new labor law poster. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Unemployment Division updated the unemployment benefit claims website, Jobs4TN.gov, as the official website to file claims and has connected the unemployment system with a job search database.  This will allow a better connection [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Tennessee Labor Dept Requires New Labor Law Poster

Tennessee SUI Wage Base Unchanged in 2017

Tennessee SUI Wage Base to Remain Unchanged  for 2017.  Tennessee Dept of Revenue announced that the State's Unemployment Trust Fund did not exceed 1 billion dollars and thus the wage base for 2017 for determining SUI taxable income will remain at $8,000. As of late December, Tennessee was the only state in the union unable to [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Tennessee SUI Wage Base Unchanged in 2017

Labor Department in the News for 2017

The Labor Department (DOL) is in the news at the beginning of 2017. DOL files legal brief regarding delay in new OT rule. The Labor Department filed a Brief on December 15, 2016 stating the the Texas court acted in error in delaying the implementation of the new OT rules that increased the wage cap [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Labor Department in the News for 2017

Tennessee Now Requires E-Verify

Employers with over 50 employees now required to use E-Verify. Starting January 1, 2017, all Tennessee employers with 50 or more employees will be required to use the E-Verify system in order to verify the employment eligibility of workers hired on or after January 1. This new requirement results from a 2016 amendment to the [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Tennessee Now Requires E-Verify

20 States to Increase Minimum Wage Jan 2017

20 states increased minimum wage levels on January 1, 2017. They are: Washington DC   +$ 1.00   to  $ 12.50 Mass.                     +    1.00   to     11.00 Washington         +    1.53    to     11.00 California   [...]

By | December 31st, 2016|News|Comments Off on 20 States to Increase Minimum Wage Jan 2017

IRS Extends Some Tax Deadlines for Gatlinburg Fire Victims

The Internal Revenue Service announced today that employers in Sevier County, TN (the county where Gatlinburg is located), affected by the Nov. 28 wildfires have until March 31, 2017, to file certain taxes. Under their announced tax relief, employment and certain excise tax returns due after Nov. 27 will be due by March 31. Additionally, [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on IRS Extends Some Tax Deadlines for Gatlinburg Fire Victims