Tag: payroll


Creating an HR End-of-Year Checklist in 2022

January 6, 2023

Via: Natalie

There is no question that the holiday season and the end-of-the-year period can be challenging for HR departments everywhere. In the final months of 2022, HR managers are facing numerous questions and multiple new challenges: payroll and employee benefits, resignations […]


Ministers finally ditch much delayed workers watchdog

December 16, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

Business secretary Grant Shapps has revealed that plans for a “single enforcement body” for labour laws had been put on the backburner. It would have brought together three current regulators under one roof and had a remit to impose large […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Should Payroll Report to HR or Finance?

December 7, 2022

Via: Spark

As a leader in payroll processing and outsourcing, ADP is frequently asked many questions about payroll and what are “leading practices.” (See recent blog on How to Structure and Staff Your Company’s Payroll Function as an example.) Another such question […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

2023 Tax Bracket Changes Could Increase Workers’ Take-Home Pay

October 21, 2022


The IRS released adjustments that will raise the top amounts of all seven federal income tax brackets for 2023 and thereby increase the paychecks of many employees by taxing more of their earnings at lower rates. The IRS announced the […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Retroactive Filing for Employee Retention Tax Credit Is Ongoing Through 2024

October 19, 2022


Many employers have already claimed millions of dollars in tax credits through the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC). Those employers that have not yet claimed (or incorrectly claimed) any ERTC may still do so retroactively by filing amended payroll tax […]


Ask the Expert: Paying Exempt Employees Overtime

April 13, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Q: We have a non-exempt employee who recently accepted an exempt position with our company. We are considering asking him to come back in on the weekends to help with his previous non-exempt job, however he would hit 40 hours […]


What will this decade bring for HR automation?

January 5, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Automation has been slowly lurking and shaping the future of work for years now. And with the pandemic outbreak, the workforce landscape changed drastically, both for recruiters and job seekers. Keeping up with these trends and being aware of how […]

Workplace wellness

Job Wellbeing and the Great Quit: HR Trends for 2022

December 17, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

One of the most important areas within organizations after the start of the pandemic is Human Resources (HR), where recruiting remotely became a challenge, but sustaining talent or measuring productivity from a home office format, they also became urgent scenarios. […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

IRS Addresses Retroactive Termination of the Employee Retention Credit

December 9, 2021


payroll. It had been set to expire on Jan. 1, 2022, but the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed into law in November accelerated the end of the credit retroactive to Oct. 1, 2021—except for wages paid by a recovery […]


Why Long-Term Care Is Taking Center Stage

August 13, 2021

Via: HR Hero

There’s a recent major development in the insurance world you may not have heard of yet: Washington just became the first state in the nation to develop legislation that makes long-term care affordable for its workers. Called “WA Cares,” this […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Payroll

April 23, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Processing payroll has a lot of variables. Organizations need to understand federal, state, and local income tax requirements; how to process wage garnishments; how to set up payments for any benefits that come out of payroll, etc. There are also […]


What Is the FAMILY Act?

April 6, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The Family and Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act was reintroduced in Congress in 2021 and is known as S. 463 and H.R. 1185. The Act has been introduced repeatedly during legislative sessions for the past 7 years but has yet […]

Research, Software

Payroll Tax Deferrals—What Should Employers Do?

October 7, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Earlier this summer, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order directing Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin to defer the withholding, deposit, and payment of certain payroll taxes beginning September 1 through the end of 2020. The order left several […]


Colorado Legislature Passes Paid Sick Leave, Other Bills Affecting Employers

July 16, 2020

Via: HR Hero

In an extraordinary legislative session interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic—which led to a Colorado Supreme Court ruling that lawmakers could reconvene after initially adjourning in late March 2020, despite a constitutional provision limiting regular sessions to “one hundred and twenty […]

Research, Software

3 Things Small Businesses Can Do Today to Lower Insurance Costs

April 21, 2020

Via: HR Hero

You may be asking yourself: ‘How can I, as a business owner or HR professional during this crisis, reduce my insurance expenses right now?’ Managing cash flow is at the top of people’s minds right now, and yes, there is […]

Research, Software

When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Use Payroll Protection Loans

April 3, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

With jobless claims hitting record highs, you might finally need to figure how to ask for help. A portion of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocates $350 billion in government-backed loans for small businesses, under the […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Picking the Right Trainer

March 11, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Companies spend a lot of time and resources on training efforts. In the United States alone, companies spend close to $90 billion annually on training costs, including payroll expenses and external products and services. Given that significant expenditure, doesn’t it […]

Research, Software

HR Compliance Checklist for Hiring Online Talent

December 12, 2019

Via: HR Hero

The gig economy in the United States has solved many problems for companies and presented several opportunities for workers. But it also presents several regulatory and HR compliance issues, which are exacerbated by competing legislation around the country. Some states […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Do You Understand What Your Hourly Workers Need for Success?

October 28, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Setting workers up for success should be at the forefront of every leader’s mind, but many workers feel their company doesn’t know what they want or need in order to succeed—and we’re not talking about success on the job (more […]

Research, Software

5 Essential Technologies for Your HR Department

October 18, 2019

Via: Omega HR Solutions

Human Resources Department (HR) employees are in charge of multiple tasks on a daily basis, all of which are high-responsibility duties. Organizing interviews for new employees, checking the overall employees’ satisfaction levels, and managing everyone’s salaries are some of the […]