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Minimum Value Determinations Proposed Rules Issued

This article was originally featured in our ADP Eye on Washington update. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the May 3, 2013 Federal Register published proposed rules, which address the determination of minimum value of eligible employer-sponsored plans for purposes of the premium tax credit and Employer Shared Responsibility provisions under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)….Read More »

Piecing Together Tax Reform: Showing WOTC Value When it Counts

WORKING TOGETHER In recent weeks, ADP representatives joined members of the National Employment Opportunity Network (NEON) in meetings with members of the tax-writing committees from both the U.S. Senate and House. The primary purpose of these meetings was to present an analysis prepared by Peter Cappelli (Labor Economist, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania)…Read More »

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How to Help Overcome the Compliance Conundrum That May Plague Your Business [Infographic]

There are many significant tax, payroll and employment compliance challenges facing businesses today.  Check out the graphic below that illustrates the top challenges and what can be done to help overcome them. Sharing Please feel free to post this infographic to your site and share. To share this graphic on your website, just highlight, copy…Read More »


Compliance Conundrum: Lack of Business Intelligence Hinders Efficiency, Limits Growth [Infographic]

The final installment in our series on the compliance conundrum – the employment-related tax and payment compliance challenges that CFOs, human resources and finance executives operating in today’s business landscape face – explores a third compliance-related challenge: how the lack of actionable data and business intelligence may hinder efficiency and limit business growth. The past…Read More »

Unemployment Insurance (UI) Integrity…Taking Charge of Your Charges

In 2011, President Obama signed the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 into law. This act added a new subsection to the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA), prohibiting states from relieving employers of charges to their unemployment tax account when both of the following conditions exist: A payment was made because the employer, or…Read More »


Compliance Conundrum: Multiple Disparate Systems Can Create Unnecessary Risk [Infographic]

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been exploring the compliance conundrum – the employment-related compliance challenges facing CFOs, human resources and finance executives operating in today’s business landscape. This week we’ll examine another top challenge: how the use of multiple systems and processes to manage employment-related tax and payment compliance may expose companies to unnecessary…Read More »


Compliance Conundrum: Complexity Increasing, Budgets Not Keeping Pace [Infographic]

Last week, we introduced the first in a series of posts about the compliance conundrum – the compliance-related challenges that CFOs, human resources and finance executives operating in today’s business landscape face. Today, we’ll take a closer look at an issue cited as a top challenge: the tension between increasing complexity and shrinking budgets. According…Read More »


Compliance Conundrum: Three Strategies for Meeting Today’s Compliance Challenges Head-On [Infographic]

The employment-related tax, HR and payroll compliance landscape is becoming increasingly complex. In 2012 alone, there were 17,000 proposed tax rule changes across 10,000 unique tax jurisdictions*. With this volume of change, finance executives are challenged to find sufficient resources and expertise to fuel effective compliance processes – particularly since rising regulatory demands coincide with…Read More »

The President’s Budget at a Glance

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is included in President Obama’s proposed budget, released by the Office of Management and Budget and the US Treasury Department for fiscal year 2014 (beginning October 1, 2013). This budget would make WOTC permanent (page 14) and includes a number of other tax proposals. While the tax proposals set forth…Read More »

New York’s New Budget . . . What It Means to Tax Credits

BUDGET PASSED New York recently enacted into law its 2013-2014 budget, which creates and amends various tax credits. Of particular interest are a new tax credit for hiring veterans, an amendment to the New York Youth Works tax credit and a new minimum wage reimbursement (student employment) tax credit. HIRE A VET CREDIT Under the…Read More »


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