Useful Payroll & HR Links
Pay Check Calculator If you know your gross pay, use this link to calculate your estimated net pay taking into account payroll taxes and deductions.
Federal Tax and Employee/Labor Related Resources
IRS Withholding Calculator Use this calculator to make sure you are witholding enough payroll taxes to avoid year-end surprises.
The IRS Need to learn more about the IRS, payroll or other regulations? Get forms? Visit the IRS web site.
The Circular E (IRS Pub 15) This link takes you to the IRS Publication 15, Employers Tax Guide. This document details information regarding employees and payroll taxes. It also contains Federal withholding tax tables.
Circular E Publication 15-T This link takes you to the new tax tables that are a result of the 2009 Economic Stimulus Package. These tables are to be used in conjunction with the original circular E.
IRS Pub 15-B – Fringe Benefits This Link takes you the The IRS’s Employers Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits.
Apply for a Federal Employer ID Number The IRS has created a place on the web that allows you to apply for an EIN on line. Fill out the form and receive your new EIN immediately.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Formerly the Immigration and Naturalization Service (and now part of the Homeland Security Dept.) visit this site to learn more about verifying employee citizenship and their right to work in the U.S. Since 9/11, this has become a much bigger compliance issue for employers.
US Dept. of Labor Employment Law If you have questions concerning the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) or other federal employment law, the Labor Dept has set up an interactive web site to assist employers in their search for answers to their questions. The site will also link you to other labor related sites.
Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement Child support payments and payroll go hand-in-hand. Access this site, especially designed for employers, to learn more about Federal and State laws concerning child support, garnishments and more.
The IRS and the ACA Visit the IRS’s Affordable Care Act pages to keep abreast of ACA regulations and how they specifically affect your business.
US Dept. of Labor Posters This link takes you to the information and the posters that the DOL requires employers to post if they have employees. If you would like to eliminate the compliance issues related to labor law posters, click here to learn about Time & Pay’s Labor Law Poster subscription service.
Social Security Administration Related Resources
Social Security Administration to visit the Social Security Administration web site.
Verify Social Security Numbers Correct names and social security numbers (SSN) on W-2 wage reports are the keys to successful processing of your annual wage report submission and eliminate a lot of potential liability. The SSA can assist you in verifying social security numbers. Click on this link to learn more about this very useful verification process
Workers Comp Related Resources
Occupational Health & Safety Administration Access this OSHA site to learn more about the requirements for keeping your work site safe.
Learn More About Worker’s Comp This link will take you to a comprehensive resource of Worker’s Compensation information.
Compliance Issues This link will take you to Compliance Magazine, which provides readers timely access to the latest government regulations, translating hard-to-follow government legalese into practical, no-nonsense language that’s easy to understand and put into practice to help create a safe working environment.
State Related Resources
State Labor Laws Use this link to access the US Dept of Labor site with easy links to all State Labor Depts. and laws. If you would like to eliminate the compliance issues related to labor law posters, click here to learn about Time & Pay’s Labor Law Poster subscription service.
State Minimum Wage Requirements The DOL’s Minimum wage chart for each State. Note that the State minimum wage requirements can vary from the Federal requirements.
State Tax Agencies Use this site to find and access State Tax Authorities. This Federation of Tax Administrators site also includes numerous tax related resources.
State Tax Forms Use this site to obtain a variety of State tax forms, payroll, income, etc. This Federation of Tax Administrators site also includes numerous tax related resources.
Human Resource Related Resources
SESCO Management Consultants SESCO is a leading Human Resource consulting firm with over 50 years of providing expert guidance on employee issues that all businesses face every day. SESCO is a preferred Time & Pay provider and have formed a professional partnership with our firm allowing Time & Pay clients HR consultation to be included as part of the services we provide. These services include free telephony, email and research consulting with no maximum time limit as well as review and assessment of employee handbooks/policy manuals, assistance in compensation matters and support with employment forms, federal and state posters and other HR management issues. For more information, visit our HR page or call SESCO at 423-764-4127.
The SESCO Report SESCO’s monthly newsletter that keeps business owners and HR managers informed about labor policies and regulations, employee issues and more.
Society for Human Resource Management Visit this site for resources concerning Human Resource Management.
Labor Law Posters Visit this page to learn how your business can easily comply with Labor Law posting requirements with Time & Pay’s labor law poster service.
General Business Related Resources
IRS Small Business Resources If you are a small to medium size business and need a good source for business related information concerning the IRS, tax reporting and other employment regulation, the above link is a great starting point! You can download forms, find links to state revenue departments and many other resources.
The Business Advisor Sponsored by the SBA, The Business Advisor exists to provide business with one stop access to federal government information, services and transactions.
Employee Related Resources
IRS Withholding Calculator If you are an employee, this IRS Withholding Calculator can help you determine how to fill out your W-4. This tool is particularly effective if you need to adjust your W-4 status during the year if you you need to give your employer a new one to avoid having too much or too little Federal income tax withheld from your pay based on your annual projected tax liability. You can use your results from the calculator to help resubmit a new W-4 form.