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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 »

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 »

12.13.12 |

What’s Your Plan? Garnishment Contingency Planning

Garnishment orders are some of the most time-sensitive documents an employer receives. A delayed garnishment response may not only create hardship for the employee, but the employer as well. The consequences can be severe, so what do you do when a widespread event delays your response? In 2011/2012, FEMA declared 353 disasters and emergencies*, many…Read More »

Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) Increases for 2012 and 2013

This article was originally featured in our ADP Eye on Washington update. The Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) tax rate is normally 0.6% of taxable wages paid, or $42 per employee per year. However, employers in eighteen states and the U.S. Virgin Islands will pay increased FUTA taxes in January 2013, based on FUTA taxable wages paid…Read More »

Increasing Electronic Employment Tax Filing Presents Compliance Challenges for Employers

In a recent study commissioned by the ADP Research Institute and written by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., under the direction of Managing Editor Anthony A. Harris and Contributing Editor Kenneth Savell, Esq. on Trends in Electronic Filing and Deposit Mandates for Employers we explored how the march toward all-electronic tax payment and return filing…Read More »


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