New tax withholding tables and deadline released

Employers must implement by Feb. 15 The IRS announced this week the new income tax withholding tables for 2018, reflecting changes made by the GOP’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Employers should begin using these new tables as soon as possible, but they must be implemented by February 15. Organizations should continue using the 2017 […]

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2017 HSA contribution limits virtually unchanged

Well, with all the changes we can expect in the coming year.  The amount that can be contributed tax-free for medical expenses to your personal HSA account isn’t one of them.  The Internal Revenue Service has announced the inflation-adjusted contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and health flexible spending arrangements (health FSAs) for tax year […]

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Workplace Dress Codes — 3 Do’s and Don’ts for Employers

by Rich Milliner The arrival of summer temperatures, along with a more relaxed feel around the office, can leave some employers unsure about how to set dress standards that are both in line with the company image and in compliance with the law. Consider the following do’s and don’ts: 1. DO Make Sure Your Policies […]

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4 HR And Recruiting Tips For Strengthening Your Business

by Rich Milliner 4 HR And Recruiting Tips For Strengthening Your Business: Tip #1: Improve Your Interviewing — Building a strong team starts with the hiring process. Far too many employers make the mistake of shooting from the hip during an interview — no preparation, no plan. However, the more effort you put into the […]

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