Double-check the rules on spousal consent for 401(k) distributions

Some 401(k) plans require spousal consent whenever a participant takes a distribution. Others don’t require spousal consent for ...
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Employers: Will your health insurance be “affordable” in 2022?

In Revenue Procedure 2021-36, the IRS recently announced an important indexing adjustment related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). ...
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Defining involuntarily termination for the ARPA COBRA subsidy

By now, most employers are aware of the 100% COBRA premium subsidy created under the American Rescue Plan ...
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Shed light on your organization’s future with a shadow board

It’s unlikely that any employer — be it a for-profit business, nonprofit or some other kind of organization ...
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COVID-related leave-sharing programs remain viable

In Notice 2021-42, the IRS recently extended earlier guidance on employer leave-sharing programs that aid those most adversely affected ...
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Leave tax credits are available for employees who help others get vaccinated

In News Release 2021-160, the IRS recently made an important announcement related to COVID-19 vaccinations. That is, wages paid ...
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IRS provides guidance on ARPA changes to pensions

In Notice 2021-48, the IRS recently provided guidance on changes made under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to ...
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Work with your payroll provider to pay deferred taxes

Many of the relief measures passed by the federal government during the opening chapters of the COVID-19 pandemic ...
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Can employers use health records to verify COVID-19 vaccinations?

Many employers have asked employees to submit proof of a COVID-19 vaccination before returning to work in an ...
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Winning the cat-and-mouse game of job interview questions

In many industries, the job interview process has become a game of cat and mouse. Books and websites ...
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Employers should use online portal to fix SSN errors

In a recent press release, the Social Security Administration (SSA) advised employers to use its Business Services Online ...
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IRS continues to address COVID-related leave

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), signed into law earlier this year, amended and extended the tax credits ...
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