4 ways to promote internal leadership development

Every employer’s greatest strength lies in its people. You can have the most advanced technology, the best researched ...
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IRS releases final instructions for payroll tax form related to COVID-19 relief

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government enacted legislation that includes deferral of the employer’s portion of Social ...
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2021 COLAs for popular fringe benefits

The IRS recently released 2021 cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) for a wide variety of tax-related limits, including those related ...
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Employers, don’t overlook invisible disabilities

When encountering the phrase “employee with a disability,” you might immediately envision a person with an obvious physical ...
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Agencies issue final regs addressing a COVID-19 vaccine and more

The IRS, U.S. Department of Labor and Department of Health and Human Services recently issued interim final regulations ...
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Using an employee survey to assess the pandemic’s impact

In the pre-pandemic world, employee surveys were helpful tools in evaluating engagement and gathering input. Now, as employers ...
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IRS announces max dollar amount for excepted benefit HRAs

In a Revenue Procedure, the IRS recently provided information regarding the inflation-adjusted maximum dollar amount that may be ...
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Can employers provide disaster relief for COVID-19?

Many employees have suffered financial hardships because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, some employers may consider offering ...
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Extended benefit claims and appeals periods during COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, federal agencies have extended certain claims and appeals periods for employee pension ...
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DOL revises rules on paid sick and family leave related to COVID-19

In August, a federal trial court invalidated several provisions of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) temporary regulations ...
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COVID-19 testing, diagnostics not minimum essential coverage

In Notice 2020-66, the IRS recently determined that Medicaid coverage limited to COVID-19 testing and diagnostic services isn’t minimum ...
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Employers should approach payroll tax deferral cautiously

As you’re probably aware, President Trump signed an executive memorandum on August 8 creating a payroll tax deferral. The ...
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