Payroll Briefs

Category: "Human Resources"

Outsourcing Could Relieve Pressure in a Tight Labor Market

If you’ve been to a restaurant lately, you might have noticed the establishment was short-staffed. The current labor shortage is most visible in the food and beverage industry but, as you may be keenly aware, it’s affecting employers of all kinds. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in early September that the […]

Defining Involuntary Termination for the ARPA COBRA Subsidy

By now, most employers are aware of the 100% COBRA premium subsidy created under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The subsidy is available when certain employees (and their families) lose health coverage because of the employee’s reduction of hours or involuntary termination. As you may have discovered, among the thorniest issues in assessing a […]

How to Remain ACA-Compliant Throughout the Year

U.S. employers with at least 50 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees are required to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by filing their employees’ health insurance information annually with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This information includes the year’s payroll and benefits data broken down by month, and there are also events that must be […]

Efficiencies Gained When You Automate Onboarding

The process of onboarding new hires is a necessary, but complex, part of an organization’s talent management system. On top of getting your new hires up to speed with their new roles, there’s a mountain of paperwork for taxes, benefits and payroll that must be addressed. Fortunately, onboarding automation is an accessible technology many organizations […]

DHS Announces Ninth Extension of Temporary Requirements for Form I-9 Compliance

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced its ninth extension of temporary requirements offering flexibility of physical presence requirements associated with Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) through the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). DM Payroll Solutions highlights the new extension and offers insight on what employers should know about Form I-9 reporting in […]

2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Data Collection Set to Begin in April

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has indicated it will start the collection of both 2019 and 2020 Employer Information Report (EEO-1) Component 1 data beginning this coming April. Last year’s 2019 data collection was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so employers must double up on their data collection this year for both 2019 […]

DHS Issues Eighth Extension of Temporary Requirements for Form I-9 Compliance

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced another extension of the temporary requirements allowing for the flexibility of Form I-9’s physical presence requirements through the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). DM Payroll Solutions explores the additional extension and what employers should know about Form I-9 reporting in the near future. More on the […]

IRS Issues 2021 Form W-4 with Minor Updates

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has recently released the 2021 Form W-4 (Employee’s Withholding Certificate). While the new form is quite similar to its 2020 counterpart, there are a few small updates all employers should be aware of. DM Payroll Solutions breaks down the 2021 Form W-4 changes to ensure you have all the answers […]

The Top 3 Perks of Employee Self-Service Platforms

Your HR manager’s role knows no bounds, from onboarding new employees to updating employee information to creating company communications. One of the more tedious parts of the job is managing mountains of paperwork for these aforementioned events and keeping accurate records. If this is a pain point in your business, it may be time to […]