What can you do to help expand your brand in your market? By entering into strategic alliances a company is able to expand their brand into the marketplace and grow their offerings. Companies enter into strategic alliances for many reasons but the primary objective is to expand their brand in the market and their ability […]
What are the Affordable Care Act – Employee Market Exchange Notice requirements for your business?
Check out Technical Release No. 2013-02 for model notices employers can use to notify employees of coverage options or use for developing their own notices.
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How many times have you heard, “There is no such thing as a free lunch”? Well we want to share with you two resources from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) designed to provide “hands-on” information to assist business owners develop wage, benefit, safety and health, and nondiscrimination policies for their organization. FirstStep Overview Advisor […]
Are you located in New York City or in the surrounding areas? Come visit PenSoft at the Accounting Technology New York Show & Conference May 1-2 from 10-4 at Penn Plaza Pavilion in the Pennsylvania Hotel. Free show available! Download the 2013 Free Show Pass to access the show floor AND the keynote sessions from 8-9:40. […]
Employers need to be aware with today’s technology of “smart phones” and “tablets” employees have an additional means to recording their work hours. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has launched an electronic timesheet application designed to help employees keep a record of their time independently from the system their employer may be using. In cases where […]
The role of human resource and payroll professionals has evolved significantly in recent years. Both HR and payroll professionals are tasked to do more and the skills required have expanded in conjunction with their growing scope of responsibilities. The Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration work together to confirm employment eligibility. The I-9 […]
Typically employees may not volunteer to work unpaid hours, so how is it students, normally called interns, can essentially work for an employer without pay? It would seem as though employers are receiving a free pass to hire a student to do the work of an employee they would normally pay for the same tasks. […]
Employment fraud through identity theft has increased exponentially over the last few years. To understand the severity of the situation, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reports it receives approximately 50,000 ID theft complaints a week. Most of the complaints filed with the FTC are related to tax refund scams. What is identity theft? Identity theft […]
The IRS has released their “Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2013” YouTube videos. Check them out! You can read about their top dozen scams online in their newsroom too.