When an employee uses a personal car for work, are employers required to reimburse mileage? Are they required to reimburse at the IRS rate or is this just the recommendation?
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Employers will need to do ACA reporting for this year, including forms 1094 & 1095. What options (e.g. software) does the employer have to for reporting? (Currently I use Quickbooks to submit my W2 forms.)
An employee got a signing bonus last year, but has left the organization. We want to ‘claw back’ the bonus. How do we do this? Signing bonuses can be a helpful tool when hiring employees in difficult job markets or to fill jobs requiring very specific skill sets. The biggest issue with a signing bonus […]
Can we ask an employee to pay their monthly portion for their health insurance while they are on disability? Thank you for your inquiry regarding employee health benefits while the employee is out on leave for a disability. The term “on disability” is a broad one that may encompass a variety of leave scenarios. For […]
If you make an offer to a candidate that is contingent on passing your training classes, can you make those training classes unpaid?
The ACA added a provision about giving an employee 30 days’ notice for cancelation of health insurance. Does this include termination of employment?
Can we provide employees with a notice at termination that advises them that if uniforms are not returned within 72 hours of termination that the uniform cost will be withheld from the final check?
If an employee is choosing to join the National Guard, do we have to hold their job? They were not enlisted when we hired them.
We offer 100% of our employees health benefits. Are we still required to track Full Time Equivalents? The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer responsibility requirement (or the “play or pay” provision) does not require employers to provide healthcare insurance for their employees. Instead, it requires employers to share healthcare responsibility by either providing coverage or […]
There is really no absolute definition of an independent contractor. The important distinction, from the point of view of an employer, is that an independent contractor is an individual who is performing services for the employer but who is not an employee.