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Meet MeF: the IRS’ New E-File System

Across the board, more corporations and partnerships are choosing to electronically file their tax returns instead of filling out paper returns. In 2015, the number of corporate and partnership tax returns that were filed electronically jumped to over 6 million, marking a 7.7 percent increase from the previous year.1 Clearly, organizations are recognizing the many…Read More »


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Cadillac Tax is Delayed, but Not Gone

For employers, a big break: the 40% excise tax on high-cost health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), commonly referred to as the Cadillac tax, has been delayed for two years and will now go into effect for tax years after 2019. In addition, this Tax was modified to be deductible, and a study…Read More »


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The Wall Street Journal Risk & Compliance Poll Reveals Concerns and Recommendations for Compliance Program Improvement

Last month, The Wall Street Journal released the results of its 2015 Risk & Compliance annual poll where participants offered their input on the top compliance issues and crises of the year, and shared their thoughts on what compliance professionals need in order to do their jobs better. [1] Here’s a look at the results….Read More »


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Going Mobile with Wage Payments Can Be Beneficial to Your Employees

If you had to venture a guess, how much time do you estimate the average American spends on their smartphone a day? Drum roll, please… The answer, according to Salesforce’s 2014 Mobile Behavior Report, is 3.3 hours a day.1 It hardly comes as a surprise, then, to learn that 85 percent of Americans believe mobile…Read More »


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The $850,000 Price Tag of Compliance Mistakes

Compliance professionals know how important it is to stay on top of compliance reporting requirements, but do all of the teams in your company know their roles in the process?  It’s important to make sure that all of your business units are communicating with one another to help eliminate any reporting gaps. A delay, failure…Read More »


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What Your Compliance Professionals Can Learn from GM and Volkswagen

Have you considered how your compliance efforts can help drive innovation in your business? Employers in all industries can learn valuable lessons from the recent turmoil experienced by automakers General Motors and Volkswagen. In recent years, the automotive industry has been rocked by recalls. General Motors was forced to recall 2.6 million vehicles in 2014…Read More »


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Indiana Pays Back Federal Loan to Avoid Higher FUTA Taxes

Back in October, we wrote about the states at risk of not meeting the November 10 deadline to pay back their Federal Unemployment Trust Fund loans, which would have raised Federal Unemployment Taxes (FUTA) for businesses operating in those areas. At that time, it looked like California, Connecticut, Indiana, Ohio and the Virgin Islands might…Read More »


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New York Minimum Wage Reimbursement Tax Credit

It’s no secret that the cost of living in the Empire State can add up quickly. If you’re a college student racking up expenses, perhaps it’s time to consider applying for a job. Nailing down a minimum wage job in New York sounds like it should easy, except so many people may be competing for…Read More »


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Crowdfunding On the Rise: What Do Start-Ups Need to Know?

Thanks to crowdfunding, start-ups have emerged all across country, transforming the way we do business.  Crowdfunding is a process involving websites like Kickstarter or GoFundMe to accept funds on behalf of any given project or business. It’s fairly straightforward and easy to use for businesses and investors. But recent legislation related to the Jumpstart Our…Read More »


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Federal Limits: What’s Changing in 2016

As an employer, are you aware of the federal limits that need to be followed for Social Security (also known as Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)? Here’s what you need to know as your business looks ahead to 2016: The social security maximum taxable earnings will remain the same as…Read More »



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