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    Topic: Compliance

    Can Employers Have PTO Blackout Dates?
    By Lauren Brown on October 23, 2020 | 2 min read time

    With the end of the year quickly approaching, it’s important to send your team reminders about your PTO policy—especially if your policy includes...

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    Final 2020 1094-C, 1095-C ACA Reporting Forms Issued by IRS
    By Drew Gieseke on October 19, 2020 | 5 min read time

    The IRS recently released final versions of the 2020 Affordable Care Act (ACA) forms, which include 1094-C and 1095-C. What should employers know...

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    Defined: What is Severance Pay and Are Employers Required to Offer it?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 14, 2020 | 3 min read time

    There's more to an employee leaving an organization than simply saying goodbye. Between offboarding protocols and other compliance details,...

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    Does Form I-9 Need to Be Filed Separately From Personnel Documents?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 14, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Employment compliance is a tricky but necessary component of any HR team's responsibilities. This includes new hire documentation such as Form I-9...

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    7 Major HR Employment Law Changes in 2020
    By Lauren Brown on October 7, 2020 | 4 min read time

     A lot has happened in 2020 that directly impacted HR teams, and this year continues to be anything but predictable. The same goes for compliance...

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    Are Job Offer Letters Legally Required?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 7, 2020 | 3 min read time

    When bringing on a new hire, it's common to extend a verbal job offer and, once accepted, send a written offer letter to confirm the details of...

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    IRS Announces 1095-B, 1095-C Deadline Extension for 2020 Furnishings
    By Drew Gieseke on October 6, 2020 | 2 min read time

    On Oct. 2, 2020, the IRS issued Notice 2020-76, which extended ACA reporting deadlines and requirements for Forms 1095-B and 1095-C. What does...

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    IRS Issues New SECURE Act Guidance for 401(k) Withdrawals
    By Drew Gieseke on September 22, 2020 | 2 min read time

    The IRS announced new SECURE Act guidance in early September 2020 to expand retirement savings access and eligibility for part-time workers and...

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    Best Practices: Employee Handbook Updates for 2021
    By Drew Gieseke on September 16, 2020 | 3 min read time

    As Q4 and the end of the year approaches, there’s no better time than now for HR to review and revise the company’s employee handbook. What tips...

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    IRS Releases New Drafts for 2020 Forms 1094-C and 1095-C
    By Drew Gieseke on August 13, 2020 | 3 min read time

    In mid-July, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced an early release draft of tax forms for 1094-C and 1095-C filings. While not ready for...

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