Don’t Make These Wage and Hour Mistakes

Payroll compliance is vitally important to the legal operation of any business. Consistently applied pay policies, accurately calculated overtime, and proper FMLA administration all protect your business from legal problems and provide your...

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11 Things to Know About Wage Garnishment and Child Support

As an employer, you may receive a court order requiring you to withhold from the wages of an employee due to wage garnishment or child support obligations. Here's what you need to know when you receive an order. 

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Four Things to Know About the 2020 Form W-4

Earlier this year, the IRS rolled out its new version of Form W-4, the Employee’s Withholding Certificate that enables employers to determine how much federal income tax to deduct from employee paychecks. The passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act...

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Treasury and IRS Defer Deadline to File and Pay Federal Taxes for 90 Days Due to Coronavirus

Updated March 26, 2020. On Tuesday, March 17, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced at a coronavirus news conference the Treasury and IRS would be deferring up to $300 billion in federal tax payments for 90-days, without interest and...

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2019 FSA and HSA Contribution Limits

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U.S. health care costs continue to rise, making it a wise decision to take advantage of every opportunity to save. Enter Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). While the two are different, both are tax-advantaged...

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Valuable IRS Resources to Help Prepare for 2019 Tax Filing

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There are important changes that you need to know before the 2019 filing season begins. The IRS has created a couple very helpful resources to help you prepare to file your tax returns timely and accurately next year.

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Ask the Payroll Expert: How to Change to a New Pay Cycle

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Is your business considering changing its pay cycle? The reasons for changing vary, but we often hear from business owners and management who want to minimize the costs of processing payroll, while still staying within state laws. By changing to...

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Ask the Payroll Expert: How to Use the IRS Withholding Calculator

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In our previous Ask the Payroll Expert blog, Axcet HR Solutions Senior Payroll Administrator and Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) Bill Stephens weighed in on the IRS recommendation that everyone perform a “paycheck checkup”. Stephens advised...

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Ask the Payroll Expert: How to Perform a Paycheck Checkup


In our latest Q&A session, we were asked why the IRS is urging everyone to perform a “paycheck checkup” and how to perform this check. Bill Stephens, Axcet HR Solutions senior payroll administrator, provides expert advice. Bill is a Certified...

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