The IRS just released the 2017 Cost-Of-Living Adjustments (COLAs) for a slew tax-related employee benefits. Here’s what employers need to know about the new COLA limits:
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Ah, those wacky expense report requests — they’d be a lot funnier if they weren’t such a pain. The bad news: The number of those unacceptable attempts at reimbursement aren’t abating.
Conventional wisdom says workers — especially Finance staffers — should check their generosity at the door when they get to work. Adam Grant, an organizational psychologist, says that doesn’t have to always be the case.
There’s nothing wrong with asking Finance to do a little more with a little less. But if you demand so much of your hourly staffers that they can’t realistically get it done on the clock, you’re asking for a problem.
Employers are constantly reminding employees to put enough money aside in their 401(k)s to ensure a comfortable lifestyle when it’s time to retire, but can you guarantee those funds are safe in the meantime?
The idea of “lean teams” isn’t news. But the spin this company put on them is.
Second only to cold and flu season, summer is the next biggest time of year when people call out sick.
Little can leave you in the lurch like when a staffer — cough cough — calls out sick on a Monday or Friday. Sure a paid time off bank can help minimize that. Or you can try this instead.
Hopefully you’re lucky enough to be cranking up the hiring machine in the last part of 2015. We also hope you don’t see any resumes like these.
It’s a tough dynamic: Staying on top of IT when it doesn’t directly report to you. But there is a way.
As accountants trudge through another grueling tax season, a little levity would probably be welcomed with open arms.
While running internal audits has become a fairly common practice, some firms are taking it a step further.
Sure, there are some days when everyone gets on your nerves. But check out the off-the-wall gripes these people have about the folks they spend 9 to 5 with.
Anyone who has ever held an office job can attest to the truth of the statement “high school never ends.” But rumors started in the workplace are usually far more than dangerous than study hall gossip.
Uttering some of these phrases may leave you red-faced; others could be corporate suicide.
Employers should be wary of assuming that their employees have a grasp of the ins and out of their dental benefits, says this study.