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IRS Updates: 2018_01

We are pleased to provide you with IRS news and information. We hope that the information will be helpful. Updated 2018 Withholding Tables Now Available; Taxpayers Could See Paycheck Changes by February | Internal Revenue Service The Internal Revenue...

*FREE* RCH: Employment Tax Seminars in Bemidji, Virginia, and Brainerd

Representatives from the Minnesota Department of Revenue and the Unemployment Insurance Program will hold seminars in Bemidji, Virginia, and Brainerd, Minnesota. The presentation is an overview of withholding tax and unemployment insurance and will...

*FREE* Minnesota Business Tax Education Seminars (Blaine and Burnsville)

The Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership is holding seminars in Blaine and Burnsville, Minnesota for employers and their representatives who are interested in information on state and federal employment taxes and other employer responsibilities....

Updated Withholding Calculator, Form W-4 Released; Calculator Helps Taxpayers Review Withholding Following New Tax Law

  IR-2018-36, Feb. 28, 2018 WASHINGTON –The Internal Revenue Service today released an updated Withholding Calculator on IRS.gov and a new version of Form W-4 to help taxpayers check their 2018 tax withholding following passage of the Tax Cuts...

BREAKING NEWS! Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Law

On December 22, President Trump signed H.R. 1, also known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, into law. The legislation will affect payroll by changing the taxability of two fringe benefits and affecting income tax withholding in 2018 and beyond. Because this...

Service Spotlight: Background Screening

50% OF ALL RESUMES AND APPLICATIONS CONTAIN FALSE INFORMATION 33% OF ALL BUSINESS FAILURES ARE DUE TO EMPLOYEE THEFT 18% OF ALL VIOLENT CRIMES OCCUR IN THE WORKPLACE Employers who conduct background screenings greatly reduce the risk of employee theft,...

UPDATE: MN Minimum Wage Rate Adjusted for Inflation – Jan. 1, 2018

Minnesota’s minimum-wage rates will be adjusted for inflation beginning Jan. 1, 2018, to $9.65 an hour for large employers and $7.87 an hour for other state minimum wages. Minimum-wage rates Provision Amount until Dec. 31, 2017 Amount as of Jan. 1,...

BREAKING: SSA corrects 2018 Social Security Wage Base

SSA lowers the 2018 Social Security wage base from what was previously announced On November 27, 2017, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that due to its receipt in late October 2017 of approximately 500,000 Form W-2 corrections for tax...

IRS News: 2017_11

IRS NEWS FOR PAYROLL AND HUMAN RESOURCES November 2017 ►UPCOMING WEB CONFERENCES Tuesday December 7 – Racing Towards Year End: Employment Tax Reminders 120 minutes long (includes Q&A), 2-hour CE for tax pros (Federal Tax) 1 p.m. Eastern (closed...

BREAKING NEWS: Court Invalidates DOL Overtime Rule

On August 31, a Texas federal district court ruled that the U.S. Department of Labor’s rule, which would have increased the minimum salary threshold for exempt “white collar” employees from $455 to $913 per week, is invalid [Nevada v. U.S. Department...