Author: Robert Hernandez

The September 3rd IRS payroll industry telephone conference was dominated by questions regarding the postponement (commonly referred to as deferral) of the employee's share of Social Security tax. Background. On August 8, 2020, President Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum directing Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to permit the postponement...

The Department of the Treasury, in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service released guidance on the payroll tax deferral executive order from President Trump last Friday. What We Know   In layman's terms, this new guidance defines the following: It allows employers to defer the withholding, deposit, and...

In a joint letter to the U.S. Treasury and IRS, the National Payroll Reporting Consortium (NPRC) and American Payroll Association (APA) offered help to both government agencies by listing some priorities the NPRC and APA believe should be considered regarding guidance for President Trump's recent memorandum deferring...

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To our esteemed Clients, Payroll Partners is monitoring the rapidly changing situation related to the executive actions taken by President Donald Trump over the weekend and their effects on your employer and employee responsibilities. In question are the following actions the President signed off on this past...

The Department of Labor's (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has released new versions of several Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms. The forms have a June 30, 2023 expiration date  [DOL News Release No. 20-1387-NAT, 7/16/20]. Background. The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), qualifying employees are permitted...

We’re committed to not only delivering trusted and valuable service and expertise to you and your employees, but also to providing insight into relevant trends to help you better understand your employees and the marketplace. Since the pandemic began in March, Mammoth HR, our HR partner,...

If your church has made the difficult decision to reduce staff levels, you may find yourself scrambling to ensure proper accounting checks and balances with fewer employees. An effective accounting control system is dependent upon proper and adequate segregation of duties. Accounting tasks, particularly those involving...

CNN - President Donald Trump on Saturday signed an extension of the small business loan Paycheck Protection Program into law, according to the White House. House lawmakers unanimously passed the extension less than a day after the program expired, and PPP will now remain open to applications through August...