Finance News & Insights

Dems have a plan if Trump succeeds in killing new OT rule

Do the Democrats have a backup plan for the DOL’s new overtime rule if it dies in court or at the hands of the Trump administration? You betcha.  [Read more…]

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New guidance on disposable earnings: What your Payroll people need to know

With the definition of earnings changing from one law to the next, it’s a relief to know that new information on the Consumer Credit Protection Act (CCPA) provides a few answers for your Payroll staff.   [Read more…]

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What Trump’s freeze on new regs means for the DOL new OT rule

There are a lot of Finance professionals who’d like the DOL’s new overtime rule to just die already. Well, they just got two pieces of good news from the Trump administration.  [Read more…]

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Here we go again: More strange antics in applicant interviews

There are about a zillion ways to screw up a job interview. And it appears CareerBuilder knows them all.    [Read more…]

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Grab the checkbook: Penalties for federal law violations go up again

The Department of Labor (DOL) and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), for the second time in just six months, are raising the penalties for employment law violations.   [Read more…]

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Don’t overlook the advantages of total compensation statements

Employers across the country indirectly increased employees’ compensation recently and in many companies, it seemed like nobody noticed. Why? Because management was guilty of a big oversight.   [Read more…]

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IRS gets tough on filing deadlines: What you can do

The IRS recently told Finance pros what they should expect if they suddenly realize they need extra time to file Forms W-2 or other Tax Year 2016 forms.   [Read more…]

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3 ways to reduce your vulnerability when — or if — OT rule kicks in

The Department of Labor’s (DOL) controversial overtime rule is officially on hold. But other than that, not much else is certain with the rule — and that’s a problem for employers.    [Read more…]

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DOJ guidance clarifies antitrust issues concerning employees

It’s written for the HR crowd, but Finance people would do well to take a look at the new guidance the Department of Justice (DOJ) just released concerning antitrust issues.  [Read more…]

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4 proven strategies to avoid the new 1099 penalties

With every second that passes, the year-end deadlines creep closer.   [Read more…]

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