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COVID-19 MN Update (Mpls & Duluth)

Minneapolis, Minnesota, Provides Guidance on Paid Sick Leave and COVID-19 The City of Minneapolis issued a frequently asked questions guide (FAQs) regarding the application of Minneapolis’ Sick and Safe Time Ordinance to absences related to COVID-19....

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Note:  These provisions may still be impacted based on state law and employers should watch for updates from the Department of Labor. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law on March 18, 2020, and generally requires employers...

Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership – Seminars in April

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 Update: Tax Withholding Estimator, Lock-In Letters & 2020 W4

IRS Offers Guidance on Lock-In Letters The IRS updated its Withholding Compliance Questions & Answers page to offer guidance on how to handle lock-in letters with the new Form W-4. Understanding the 2020 Form W – 4 and How to Use it to Calculate...

USDOL issues final rule on FLSA Regular Rate of Pay

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and long-standing regulations, the regular rate of pay that is used in computing overtime pay includes more than just the employee’s base pay—it can include cash and non-cash bonuses and perks. Determining...

Duluth, Minnesota enacts paid sick leave ordinance effective January 2020

On January 1st, 2020 all employers with five or more employees must provide Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) to their employees working in Duluth. ESST is a law in Duluth that allows for employees to have access to paid time off work. ESST can be used...

Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership – Seminars in February

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:...

Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership – Seminars in November

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:...

Minnesota revised 2019 withholding tables released

The Minnesota Department of Revenue released revised 2019 withholding wage-bracket tables and the computer formula that reflect legislation enacted earlier this year (HF 5). Under the law, the second-tier income tax rate bracket is reduced from 7.05%...

DATA THEFT: INFORMATION FOR PAYROLL & HR PROFESSIONALS

It has come to our attention that there has been a recent increase in the number of cybercrime incidents involving payroll and human resources. ******** iSolved has features that can help!  If an employee’s direct deposit information is changed,...