Five Ways to Reduce Check Fraud

Any time you pay your employees or vendors with a printed check, you're opening up your bank account to potential criminals. The information on your check - including your signature -  can be used to create counterfeit checks, or the…

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Labor Regulations in the News

As you may have heard, President Obama is directing the Labor Department to expand the classification of employees who are subject to overtime. Currently, workers who are considered executive, administrative or professional and who make more than $455 per week…

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Form I-9 Videos

Because sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services has now created three "video vignettes" to assist employees and employers in completing each of the three sections of the Form I-9. These vignettes are…

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Be Sure to Match Up Forms 941 and W-2

January is such a busy month, isn't it? One of the payroll team's tasks is preparing Forms 941 and W-2, due by January 31. If that's one of your responsibilities, be sure you reconcile the totals of your four quarters of…

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Five Payroll Tasks for Year-End Prep

Each year at this time, we hold our Employer Compliance Workshop in Topeka and Overland Park - a great opportunity for business owners and office professionals who work with payroll, HR and employee benefits to gather their thoughts about year-end and preparing…

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Social Security Wage Base for 2014

The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, that the 2014 social security wage base will be $117,000, an increase of $3,300 from the 2013 wage base of $113,700. As in prior years, there is no limit…

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