Author: realhr

18 Feb Who Completes What?

Below please find a brief summary of the ACA reporting requirements (Forms 1094/1095) along with an overview of responsible parties: Who Must Complete Form 1095-C? If you are an Applicable Large Employer (ALE), you must provide your full-time employees with Form 1095-C (regardless of whether you are...

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18 Feb Ask Why

If you see an inefficiency, ask why. If you see an outdated process that continues to be pursued, ask why. If you see an opportunity for improvement that is being bypassed, ask why. Become known as an innovator, an evaluator, and a contributor.  Evaluating alone can...

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18 Jan Is Your Hiring Process Getting Longer?

Many recruiters believe the hiring process has expanded from the standard one to four weeks to now taking three to six weeks. What is causing the delay? Lack of qualified candidates. - Although the candidate pool may often be overwhelmingly full, many companies feel there is a...

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17 Jan How to Stay Out of Trouble and Out of Court

Before terminating an employee, consider these questions: What expectation or policy was violated? How was the employee aware of the policy or expectation? Who explained the policy or expectation and when? Did the employee understand the consequences of failing to meet expectations? Was the employee given a chance to improve...

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14 Jan IRS Extends Reporting Deadlines

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has extended the reporting requirements of forms 1094 and 1095 (Affordable Care Act mandated coverage reports). Employers filing their 1094 forms electronically, now have until June 30, 2016 (initial deadline was March 31, 2016) and those filing by paper now...

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14 Jan Sitting – The New Smoking

You are probably, right now, comfortably sitting. While now seated, you are probably supposed to be working instead of reading these cool articles – yes? That is between you and your employer. That sitting part though – that is business about which your body may take issue. Evidently...

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14 Dec Year End Payroll Reminders

The end of 2015 is quickly approaching!  We encourage all of our clients to begin the year end process now by reviewing employee data and gathering voided and/or manual checks. Timely planning is essential in the year end process.  The following items will give you...

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Magnifying Glass

11 Dec Wage Level Increase Update

The Department of Labor has announced that their proposed increases (to the salary level required to qualify for exempt status) will not be finalized until late 2016. “Late 2016” was not defined, and this could mean a tighter window of compliance following the implementation of...

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