If I only pay independent contractors, should I to apply for a state identification number and contribute to my state’s workers’ compensation insurance fund?
Because rules on identification numbers and workers’ compensation vary from state to state, you’ll need to check with your specific local laws to determine your answer. 1099 Defined 1099 refers to a series of IRS documents known as information forms. While there are a number of different 1099s, Form 1099-MISC, pertains to [independent contractors, and […]
Does an employer need to be checking I-9 documents beyond an employee’s first day of employment for any upcoming expiration date listed on the ID’s provided?
US citizens and noncitizen nationals generally don’t need reverification. For other employees, you need to re-verify their documents if they expire. Reverification According to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), you don’t need to reverify an expired US passport an Alien Registration Receipt Card/Permanent Resident Card or a document from List B that […]
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Yes, in some states. In fact, receiving direct deposit can be used as a prerequisite for hiring in many of states provided you comply with the following requirements: You don’t require employees to use a specific bank. You can’t charge fees based on the payment method. Employees must still have access to pay stubs. States […]
If an employee’s deductions don’t match the amount owed on their account, catch-up deductions can be used to resolve the difference. Catch-up deductions are needed when the correct deductions aren’t pushed, which causes a discrepancy between what’s owed and what’s been paid. Reasons for Discrepancies Discrepancies can be caused by multiple reasons, including having the […]
Generally, paid interns with set hours should be treated the same as regular employees in terms of payroll. Paid interns should file a W4, and the payroll company should deduct state and federal taxes from their paycheck, just as they would for regular employees. Interns should be paid on the regular payroll cycle, as defined […]
What are payroll deductions? A payroll deduction is a reduction of income from an employee’s earnings, and deductions are the mechanism for collecting employee contributions to pay for benefits and/or taxes or other withholdings. In general, employers may take certain deductions from an employee’s wages as a matter of course (for example taxes based on […]