SBA Provides Rules for Second Draw PPP Loans
Wednesday night, SBA & Treasury released new guidelines for PPP Loans. The guidance is in two interim final rules. The first is the Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program … Continued
New COVID Relief Bill
A new $900 billion coronavirus relief bill has become law and answers the question of whether federal Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) and Emergency Family and Medical Leave (EFMLA) will … Continued
FFCRA Leave Extended
On Monday, December 21st, the Senate and House of Representatives passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, the second COVID-19 relief bill since the CARES Act in March. Full text of … Continued
Pittsburgh Enacts COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
On December 9th Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto signed a Temporary COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Ordinance. This gives certain workers in the city an additional 80 hours of paid sick time … Continued
Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans up to $50K
This month The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action … Continued
Important Updates to Pennsylvania Overtime Pay Rules
The PA Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) amended the Minimum Wage Act to clarify requirements and update salary thresholds to reflect the current wages paid to Pennsylvanians working in executive, administrative, … Continued
New W-4 FAQs
That good ole W-4 is back with a brand new look for 2020. You’re bound to get a few emails, phone calls, texts, drop-ins, or carrier pigeons with plenty of questions. Here’s what to know when your team members come a-knockin’.
Year-End W-2 and ACA Tasks
Year-end W-2 and ACA tasks are certainly some of the most important and need to be handled promptly and correctly. It’s a stressful time of year for pretty much every payroll and HR professional, and it’s easy for important tasks and information to fall through the cracks.
Should I Pay Employees for Training?
Most members of your organization are probably going to complete some sort of training throughout their tenure with your company. However, a question that often comes up is, should I pay employees for training?
How to Protect Your Company from Payroll Fraud
You’ve probably heard about the MyPayrollHR case. While crimes like these are rare, protecting your company from payroll fraud is always a good idea.
Paid Holidays and Overtime
Holidays, vacations and other PTO might count toward a 40-hour work week, but that doesn’t mean they factor into an employee’s ability to collect overtime.