Don’t overlook HR when strengthening your cybersecurity measures

When employers address cybersecurity, they often focus on financial data and intellectual property. But there’s another area that’s ...
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PBGC raises guarantee for single-employer pensions that fail next year

Defined benefit retirement plans, better known as pensions, have been at risk for decades now. In fact, the ...
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When reporting wages, do employers need to see a Social Security card?

For wage reporting purposes, employers periodically need to verify the identities of their employees. To do so, someone ...
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IRS final regs affect eligibility for ACA’s premium tax credit

The IRS recently finalized regulations that change the eligibility standards for the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) premium tax ...
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Handle problematic employees with care

When your organization hires someone, it’s important to ensure that the individual is both qualified for the position ...
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Employees vs. independent contractors: DOL proposes rule revision

On October 13, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a proposed rule to revise existing guidance on ...
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“Early career” hiring is both important and risky

Employers have encountered significant challenges in managing their workforces over the last few years. The onset of the ...
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401(k)s and M&As: Requesting a determination letter

When one business is sold to another, the buyer often asks for a determination letter to help assure ...
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Stay on the lookout for presenteeism

Employers have been advised for years to beware of “presenteeism” and its often slow-developing negative effects on an ...
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Assessing ERISA’s impact on a telehealth benefit

The popularity of telehealth grew exponentially when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in the spring of 2020. Many people ...
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Should there be new tax rules for telecommuters?

During the initial pandemic lockdowns of 2020, many people learned for the first time what it was like ...
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IRS won’t address some spinoff/terminations involving pension plan assets

Generally, when a qualified retirement plan terminates with surplus funds, Internal Revenue Code Section 4980 imposes an excise ...
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