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Work Opportunity Tax Credits – IRS Announcement Released

With thousands of tax credits available, it is easy to overlook changes and miss critical information that could have an impact on your business. On March 7, 2013, the IRS issued Notice 2013-14, which extends the certification period for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit program. This notice provides guidance as well as advises employers that…Read More »


Three Reasons Electronic Payroll Should Be on the Table

By 2015, it is estimated that checks will make up less than 1% of total disbursements with a shift to direct deposit and pay cards1. Additionally, the changing legislative landscape is enabling businesses to find new, innovative ways to handle payroll. If you are not already leveraging electronic payment options, here are three reasons you…Read More »


Tackling Tax Reform

Last week, the House Committee on Ways and Means took a major step in addressing comprehensive tax reform. Chairman Dave Camp (R-Michigan) established eleven fact-finding groups that have been tasked with reaching out to tax professionals and stakeholders (interested individuals and organizations, etc). Each lead by one Republican and Democrat committee member, these groups are…Read More »


Five Steps to Increasing eInvoicing Supplier Adoption

Today, almost half of business-to-business invoices within the U.S. are traded electronically, growing at 13% each year*. Why the shift from paper to electronic invoicing? Quicker invoice approval Increased employee productivity Improved visibility over liabilities  Lower processing costs Reduction in late payment penalties and interest Better Compliance A recent 2012 PayStream survey* indicated that almost…Read More »


Hearing Preparation – Seeing Success

  When an unemployment hearing notice is received, it is important that witnesses be prepared to testify and are aware of the points that they may need to establish. Imagine this scenario: The Preparation You receive an unemployment hearing notice a month before the hearing date. Other work draws your attention however and you lose track…Read More »


New California Budget Proposed – The Future of CA EZ

On January 10, 2013, California Governor, Jerry Brown released his proposed $97.6 billion 2013-14 budget that wipes out years of deficits and includes a small surplus. California is in its best fiscal state in well over a decade due to a number of recent tough spending cuts and the passage of Proposition 30. California’s budget…Read More »


Illinois Monthly Wage Reporting Required In 2013

This article was originally featured in our ADP Eye on Washington update. The Illinois Save Medicaid Access and Resources Together (SMART) Act, P. A. 97-0689 enacted on June 14, 2012, requires monthly wage reports from employers who are required to submit their contribution and wage reports electronically, beginning January 2013. Those employers will continue to submit…Read More »


Changes Affecting 2013 Employment Tax and Tax Credits Signed into Law

This article was originally featured in our ADP Eye on Washington update. On January 2, 2013, President Obama signed into law the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA), which includes several changes to tax laws affecting employment tax administration and work opportunity tax credits in 2013. Income Tax Rates The American Taxpayer Relief Act effectively maintains the…Read More »


2013 Federal Tax Legislation – What To Expect

This article was originally featured in our ADP Eye on Washington update. Congress and the Administration continue to deliberate possible changes to tax laws that may affect payroll and employment tax administration in 2013.  In the event that no consensus is reached and the relevant laws remain unchanged, the following is provided to help ADP clients…Read More »


A Look Back in California May Lower Current and Future Tax Rates with CA EZ

If you operate business in California, you should act now to take advantage of retroactive CA EZ credits because pending changes may restrict your ability to do so. There are currently 42 enterprise zones in California (CA EZ). If you operate in one or more of these zones, you may have the ability to retroactively…Read More »



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