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ECEP & ECET: What Employers and Employees Need to Know About New NYS Payroll Tax | Ashley Explains 06

on Sep 14, 2018 10:15:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Taxes Ashley Explains
Welcome to the next episode of "Ashley Explains," where our resident tax guru, Ashley Hamilton, lays down the facts about tax! In this episode, Ashley Explains the Employer Compensation Expense Program (ECEP), the optional Employer Compensation Expense Tax (ECET), and why New York State established them to circumvent the controversial Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which not limits employee deductions for State and Local Taxes (SALT). 
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Ashley Explains E05: How Bonuses & Commissions are Taxed (VIDEO)

on Sep 7, 2018 9:45:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Taxes Ashley Explains
Welcome to the next episode of "Ashley Explains," where our resident tax guru, Ashley Hamilton, lays down the facts about tax! In this episode, Ashley Explains how bonuses and commissions, a.k.a. "supplemental wages," are calculated differently from regular wages. 
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PeopleWork 05 - Attorney Kevin Wicka on the New York State Sexual Harassment Prevention Law

on Sep 5, 2018 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | PeopleWork
On this episode of PeopleWork, we reconnect with labor law and employment attorney Kevin Wicka of the Tarantino Law Firm in Buffalo, N.Y. Kevin joins us to bring us up to speed on the recent updates to the New York State Sexual Harassment Prevention Law. The State recently released draft policy templates ahead of the stated October 9th deadline, along with other drafts for training requirements and employee complaint filing procedures. Kevin is a tremendous resource and will help you make sense of the law, what we know, what we're still waiting on and what employers should be prepared for.
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Employer Compensation Expense Tax: About New York State's New Payroll Tax

on Sep 4, 2018 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Taxes Payroll
The ECET is New York State's response to the SALT Deduction limit that was passed in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
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Ashley Explains E04: FICA vs. Federal Withholding (VIDEO)

on Aug 31, 2018 10:15:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Taxes Ashley Explains
Welcome to the next episode of "Ashley Explains," where our resident tax guru, Ashley Hamilton, lays down the facts about tax! In this episode, Ashley Explains those pesky FICA and Federal Withholdings that get deducted from your paycheck, and the differences between them. 
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Mobile App Punching: Today's Solution For a Workforce on the Go

on Aug 30, 2018 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Time and labor
Megan works as a nurse not in a hospital, but in home healthcare. She drives to her patients’ homes, checks on their progress, administers medications, and then leaves for the next home, completing most of her charting on a tablet.
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What Is a Payroll Based Journal and Who Needs to Use Them?

on Aug 29, 2018 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Affordable Care Act Labor law Payroll Time and labor
If you’re not in the healthcare industry, then the term PBJ probably makes you think about peanut butter and jelly, not payroll based journals. For those within healthcare, however (and especially long-term care), payroll based journals have become a major tool in keeping timekeeping compliant with ACA regulations. Not sure what a PBJ is or why they matter? Here are the basics you need to know.
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Using Badge Cards for Timekeeping: Pros and Cons

on Aug 28, 2018 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources Time and labor
Anytime you make a change to your timekeeping system, you’ll need to plan thoroughly and carefully. Can you afford it? Does it fit your business model? What are additional structural revisions that you’ll need to make in order to accommodate the change?
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NYS Releases Draft Sexual Harassment Policy Model Templates and Guidelines

on Aug 27, 2018 12:10:20 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Human resources
New York State's  2019 budget includes a host of new provisions aimed at preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.  Several months ago we published an article about the new sexual harassment prevention measures and what they mean for employers. While the law has been passed, many of the details were not released. We now have some more details.
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Job Costing vs. Process Costing: Which is Right for My Business?

on Aug 27, 2018 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Human resources Time and labor
If you couldn’t keep your eyes open in managerial accounting class (or were never provided with the immense bounty of experiencing firsthand the magical adventure that is managerial accounting class), you might not remember that there are two different ways of looking at the costs associated with the work your business does: one that focuses on process, and another that focuses on jobs. Both have their place.
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