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    Topic: Onboarding

    IRS announces a new W-4 for 2020
    By Courtney Cox on June 24, 2019

    The IRS has recently released a draft copy of a brand new W-4 for 2020. What’s the goal for this new release? To “reduce the form’s complexity and...

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    What is the BerniePortal Employer Success Team?
    By Gretchen Smitson on May 14, 2019

    How Employer Success sets itself apart Administrators taking advantage of BerniePortal PTO Tracking, Time & Attendance, Applicant Tracking,...

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    Form 5500 Series filing requirements 2019
    By Gretchen Smitson on May 10, 2019

    ERISA & IRC reporting requirements Plan administrators operating group benefits plans must file Form 5500 Series returns by July 31st, 2019 in...

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    Do employers have to send job offer letters?
    By Gretchen Smitson on December 20, 2018

    HR Best Practices blog series Navigating the world of HR can be overwhelming—period. That’s why we’ve created a blog series to answer common HR...

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    What is the CHIP notice?
    By Emily Kubis on December 3, 2018

    Employers must notify workers of possible premium assistance Employers providing group health insurance in states with premium assistance through...

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    Should my paid time off strategy be accrual or lump sum?
    By Emily Kubis on November 5, 2018

      How to structure PTO How should small and mid-sized employers structure their paid time off approach? This question can significantly impact the...

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    Get ERISA compliant now to avoid fines in 2019
    By Emily Kubis on November 2, 2018

      Employers must furnish notices or face penalties  Employers providing group health insurance are required by the Department of Labor to furnish...

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    Congrats to EBA’s 2018 Top Women in Benefit Advising
    By Emily Kubis on October 30, 2018

      Learn more about these benefits leaders Employee Benefit Adviser recently released their annual list of Top Women in Benefit Advising, and the...

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    Should I run a background check on new hires?
    By Emily Kubis on October 29, 2018

      Three things to consider The majority of employers conduct background checks on new employees. According to CareerBuilder, 72 percent do...

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    5 tips for optimizing employee onboarding
    By Gretchen Smitson on August 17, 2018

    Efficiently onboard new hires Onboarding an employee and getting them up to speed can be a hassle. It involves planning, paperwork and labor law...

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