October 2016

Monthly Archives

  • Election 2016: Your Obligations to Your Employees

    Don’t worry, this isn’t another political post! As you know, election 2016 is imminent. Did you also know that in some states, employers have legal responsibilities on voting day? Attorney Richard Alaniz advises employers to familiarize themselves with their legal obligations and plan ahead. “With the election looming, companies that are required to offer time […]

  • Prepare Now for New Filing Deadline

    The IRS has announced a new deadline for W-2 and 1099 filings. It is important to plan now, as the deadline has been moved up. From CPA Practice Advisor: “Historically, filers were required to provide W-2 and 1099-MISC forms to recipients by January 31; however, they were not required to submit the forms to the […]

  • EEOC Will Collect Pay Data in 2018

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that some employers will be required to submit data regarding employees’ pay, beginning March 31, 2018. Smaller businesses may not be affected by these new requirements, as they are generally for employers with 50 or more employees. “Collecting pay data is a significant step forward in addressing […]

  • Job Flexibility: Dispelling the Myths

    Employers are fighting harder, and offering more perks, to land the best employees. Do you give workers the flexibility they’re looking for? You’ve probably read about the changes in business and virtual workplace. With many industries facing labor shortages, employers have gotten creative with perks and benefits. Ping pong tables, yoga classes, fancy snacks and […]