The W-4 form was redesigned in 2019 to both simply it and account for changes in tax law. For the most part, the new design has simplified the task of determining how much withholding to apply to an employee's paycheck. However, there is one step in...Read more
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Google the phrase 'how to retain and engage top talent' and you will find tons of articles listing dozens of different tips for keeping your workforce intact. Those tips include things like doing regular performance reviews, asking for employee...Read more
Every week your payroll system tallies up the number of hours each employee worked. That information goes into a database in anticipation of the next payroll run. This continues week after week, month after month, year after year. It is all fairly...Read more
Setting goals is part and parcel of the professional business environment. Employees are encouraged to set goals for the coming year, then track them along with management over the next 12 months. The process is seen as a way to increase employee...Read more
We would like to pose a question to payroll and hiring managers: do you know how much your company spends on payroll and HR AND whether or not a good return on investment is being realized? If you answered 'no', you are not alone. American companies...Read more
Lawmakers have been working behind the scenes for the better part of the last three years to make serious modifications to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Some of what they envisioned has been accomplished. However, much of the original law remains...Read more
Human capital management (HCM) is an approach to human resources that values employees as business assets rather than just people doing jobs. An HCM approach makes it possible to measure the value of individual team members and anticipate future...Read more
The revised W-4 form we have been waiting for since late 2017 is now official. Employers are now expected to use the new one for all new hires. Note that tax withholding tables have not changed. Employers use the data from the new form alongside...Read more