Top Payroll Tax Compliance Challenges for Businesses

Top Payroll Tax Compliance Challenges for Businesses

Payroll tax compliance is a critical aspect of running a business, and it comes with its fair share of complexities and potential pitfalls. Accurate payroll tax withholding, reporting, and filing are essential to avoid penalties, interest, and legal issues. In this...
Training Repayment Agreements Remain Under Federal Scrutiny

Training Repayment Agreements Remain Under Federal Scrutiny

By Kevin M. Sibbernsen with Jackson Lewis P.C. Training repayment agreements (TRA) are a tool for retaining employees after they receive employer-paid training. Generally, a TRA requires an employee to repay an employer for the costs of training if the employee leaves...
Adapting to the Changing Landscape of HR Laws

Adapting to the Changing Landscape of HR Laws

The world of Human Resources is continually evolving, and one aspect that small and midsize businesses (SMBs) need to be particularly attentive to is the ever-changing landscape of HR laws. This article delves into the dynamic nature of HR regulations, especially at...
The Role of Compliance in HR Strategy

The Role of Compliance in HR Strategy

In the intricate world of Human Resources, two critical components often intersect: compliance and strategy. While compliance is undeniably essential, HR strategy takes a broader view, focusing on long-term employee development and retention. In this article,...
HR Compliance Update | November 11, 2023

HR Compliance Update | November 11, 2023

FEDERAL UPDATES Form I-9:  All employers must now be using the new Form I-9 available on the USCIS website (Edition 08/01/23/Expires 7/31/2026), required as of November 1. EEO-1:  The data collection portal for 2022 data is officially open, and will remain open until...
COBRA Compliance Guide: Requirements, Costs, and Penalties

COBRA Compliance Guide: Requirements, Costs, and Penalties

Navigating the complex world of employee benefits and compliance is no easy task for small and midsize business owners. One area that often raises questions is COBRA compliance.   Understanding your obligations as an employer when it comes to COBRA (Consolidated...