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HR Fast Facts: What is a FUTA credit reduction state?

If a state borrows money from the federal government to cover its state unemployment benefits liabilities and does not pay them back within the set timeframe, it is considered to be a credit reduction state.

HR Fast Facts: What are the Rules for Calculating Garnishment Maximums?

Learn information on Federal and state rules for garnishments. Use these rules when calculating a employee's per-paycheck garnishment amount.

HR Fast Facts: Louisiana Child Support Payments Registration Process

Businesses must register with the state of Louisiana for payments to be remitted.

HR Fast Facts: Florida Child Support Payments Registration Process

Businesses are required to complete a case reconciliation with the Florida Child Support Payment Center. This reconciliation must be completed for every employee with child support garnishment payments to remit

HR Fast Facts: How does Washington State Calculate Rates for Workers’ Compensation Claims?

n Washington State, a company's Worker's Compensation Composite rate (also known as the Premium or Hourly Rate) calculated using four separate base rates assigned to the company based on their risk class. 

HR Fast Facts: Filing for a Business License in Washington State

Companies who pay employees in Washington State must file for a business license in WA and register online to receive the necessary tax account and ID numbers and tax rates.

HR Fast Facts: Registering for South Dakota Payroll Tax Account Number

Companies that pay employees in South Dakota must register with the South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation. South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation Format: 99999.9-9 Apply with the SD Dept of Labor & Regulation For registration matters, contact the SD Dept of Labor & Regulation at 605-626-2312

HR Fast Facts: Portland Multnomah County Preschool for All Tax

Portland Multnomah County approved a measure to establish a tuition-free preschool program, Multnomah County Preschool for All (PFA). 

HR Fast Facts: Registering for City Income Taxes in Michigan

Several cities in Michigan have their own local income tax, which is paid by employees who live and work in these cities.

HR Fast Facts: Increase in Massachusetts State Income Withholding

The State of Massachusetts subtracts withholdings for FICA (Social Security and Medicare) taxes from employees' gross taxable wages before calculating their MA personal income withholdings.

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