We are looking to redesign our sales commission plan and are wondering if the following is legal? Ex: Commission for Q4 sales is paid out at the beginning of Q2 – While the sales person made their Q4 quota, they didn’t make their Q1 quota. Therefore, the commission they would have received beginning of Q2 […]
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I’m looking for an agreement that sets up a company’s ability to give an employee a loan and then forgive that loan over time. For example, the employer wants to give an employee money for tuition and then forgive the loan as the employee stays with the company over the next several years.
We’re considering changing our meals reimbursement policy from reimbursement of actual costs to a standard meal allowance for out of state travel. The objective is to make the expense fully deductible to the employer for tax purposes. What is the best way to go about this and are there any specific concerns? What (if any) […]
We run an assisted living facility. We had a blizzard in our area last week and asked for employees to volunteer to spend the night in case they were not able to get in the next day.
We have an employee who has been taking intermittent leave over the past 12 months for pain and injections for a medical condition. He is having surgery due to the condition. Is this considered a separate event or a continuation of the prior treatments?
For the tax forms we must issue for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – do we need to issue them to seasonal employees since they will not be considered full-time employees? Also, can you confirm that we do not have to issue the form to part time employees (working less than 30 hours per week)?
Our office was forced to close for two days due to flooding in our area. How do we handle paying the employees who were scheduled to work on these days? What about the people who had scheduled vacation time and personal hours on these days?
Question: If we are providing a reduced work schedule as an accommodation under the ADA for an exempt salaried person, may we reduce their pay based on hours worked?
As part of the negotiations for a new hire’s total compensation package, the candidate has asked the company to waive the health benefits eligibility period and start benefits immediately. Can the company agree to this for some new hires and not others? Would this put the company in jeopardy of potential discrimination claims?
Can we give gift cards to employees without them being considered taxable income? Is there a minimum amount that would not be considered taxable income?