Payroll Briefs

Category: "Payroll"

IRS Introduces New Mileage Rates for 2021

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued new standard mileage rates for 2021. The rates apply to businesses whose employees operate an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. DM Payroll Solutions breaks down the new mileage rates so you and your employees can plan appropriately for the coming year. Beginning Jan. 1, 2021, […]

Pandemic Legislation Brings Welcomed Stimulus Payments and Tax Relief

On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed a $2.3 trillion Coronavirus relief and government funding bill, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, into law extending billions of dollars in relief aid to individuals and businesses across the country. DM Payroll Solutions, along with our CPA affiliate Doeren Mayhew, has highlighted key provisions of the new […]

A State-by-State Guide to 2021 Anticipated Minimum Wage Raises

While 2020 has been a year full of unexpected changes, one thing that has remained constant is the federal minimum wage. The last time it changed was in 2009 when the wage increased from $6.55 to $7.25, and it is expected to remain the same for the immediate future. No matter the federal minimum wage, […]

New Relief Package Will Bring Expanded Employee Retention Credit, Stimulus Payments and More

Congress has finally settled on a new COVID-19 stimulus legislation – The Emergency Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020, which expands the employee retention credit, extends various expiring tax credits, distributes stimulus payments and allows the deductibility of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)-funded expenses, even if forgiven. The $900 billion bill, the second-largest next to the Coronavirus […]

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 […]

DOL’s New Interim Final Rule Protects American Workers’ Wages

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has recently issued a new interim final rule that reforms the current methodology used in multiple foreign worker programs, therefore protecting the wages and job security of American workers. After a lengthy review of the Permanent Employment Certification and visa programs, the DOL decided the present wage approach can […]

4 Key Benefits of Integrating Your Payroll and General Ledger

When it comes to your business’s financials, there is a lot for your team to account for. Managing AR and AP within the general ledger is an all-encompassing job in itself! However, there’s still the task of processing payroll wages and incorporating them into your ledger. Historically, payroll and the general ledger have been accounted […]