Payroll Briefs

Category: "Payroll"

Options Available to Help You Make Payroll, Rehire and Pay Yourself a Salary

If you are a small business who had to temporarily close due to the COVID-19 outbreak, you may be unsure of the financial options available to you. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans many businesses received were intended to help ease the financial burden of payroll and more, allowing them to function until states lifted […]

DOL’s New Rule Increases Employer Compensation Flexibility During COVID-19 Crisis

On May 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced a final rule granting employers the opportunity to offer bonuses and other incentive-based pay to their employees with varying work hours week-to-week. The rule further clarifies additional payments to employees’ fixed salaries are compatible with usage of the fluctuating workweek method under […]

What to Know About the Updated Form 941

At the end of April, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued new drafts of the 2020 Form 941 Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return, to be used with the second quarter return. The new form must be filed by July 31, 2020, which if you’re a DM Payroll Solutions’ client you won’t need to worry – we […]

The Many Benefits of Direct Deposit During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The current COVID-19 crisis leaves many people across the country in a collective state of uncertainty. As an employer, you try your best to get your employees through this challenging time by offering work from home options and putting safety measures into place. Another small thing you can do is offer direct deposit to your […]

3 Key Takeaways from IRS Guidance on Employment Tax Deferrals

In a guidance released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on April 10, 2020, the organization addressed how the employment tax deferrals can be treated in relation to recently passed COVID-19 legislation, including the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). DM Payroll Solutions has collaborated […]

Navigating New COVID-19 Regulations’ Impact on Your Payroll

DM Payroll Solutions is here to help your business navigate the complex payroll aspects of the recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). We’ve provided a brief summary of key provisions that may impact your business’s payroll below. Employer Social Security Deferral Provisions […]

What the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Means for Your Business

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act on March 18, 2020 which will impact many employers. DM Payroll Solutions has outlined the highlights of the new law below. Emergency Paid Sick Leave Employers with fewer than 500 employees are required to provide paid emergency […]

The Perks of 360° Integration of Payroll and 401k Administration

As a 401(k) plan sponsor, it is easy to become overwhelmed with all of your responsibilities that comes with it – educating employees, staying compliant with regulations, following plan terms, handling participant contributions and much more. With the help of some automation you can ease some of this burden by integrating your payroll and 401(k) […]

The SECURE Act’s Impact on Retirement Plans

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act, better known as the SECURE Act, was signed into law at the end of December to help more Americans prepare and plan for greater financial security during their retirement years. Here are some highlights of the main provisions impact on retirement plans: Tax Credit Increased: The […]

Employers Get Extension on Form 1095 Distribution Deadline

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) extended the deadline for furnishing 2019 Forms 1095-B and 1095C to its employees from Jan. 31 to March 2. Every year since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirement went into effect, the due date has been delayed due to a substantial number of employers, insurers and other providers of health […]