Liz Hewitt

Liz Hewitt

MN Wage Theft Law

Wage theft occurs when employers do not pay their workers what is owed for the work they have performed. It’s estimated up to 40,000 Minnesota workers pursue complaints of wage theft each year. Legislation was passed in May 2019 that will invest...

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Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership – Free Seminars in July

Do you want to learn more about state and federal employment taxes and other employer responsibilities? The Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership is holding seminars for employers and their representatives with experts from the following agencies:...

IRS releases draft Form W-4 for 2020

The IRS issued the first draft release of the Form W-4 for 2020 . In the next few weeks, the IRS plans to issue draft instructions for employers and will request comments from the business community at that time. The revised form implements changes made...

MSST: “Non-resident” employers and their employees

The Minneapolis Sick and Safe Time ordinance took effect July 1, 2017. Previous litigation temporarily suspended enforcement against “non-resident” employers. However, the effective date of July 1, 2017 remains unchanged. Following a recent court...

Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership – Free Seminars in June

Do you want to learn more about state employment taxes and other employer responsibilities? The Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership is holding seminars for employers and their representatives with experts from the following agencies: • Minnesota...

IRS News: 2019_06

►UPCOMING WEBINARS Check Webinars for Small Businesses for upcoming webinars. May 30             Qualified Business Income Deduction (199A) June 6              Foreign Earned Income ExclusionJune 13           ...

HR Tip of the Month

Question: What happens if someone is misclassified as an independent contractor? There are many potential liabilities resulting from misclassification and they come from several sources: namely, the IRS, unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation,...

EEO-1 Reporting Requirements Finalized

The hotly contested issue of what exactly needs to be filed for EEO-1 reporting this year has been resolved—at least for now. Pay data for both 2017 and 2018 must be reported to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by September 30, 2019....

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