Posted by Cheryl A. Jankowski on January 20, 2020
On December 20, President Trump signed into law the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. Here are some changes that are most likely to affect individuals, including some that aren't related to retirement savings.
Posted by Kristin Re’ on January 17, 2020
The “gig economy” has opened plenty of new opportunities for employers and workers. However, leasing employees isn't completely worry-free. Depending on how you manage worker leasing relationships, you may still have certain responsibilities.
Posted by Bryan Staniszewski on January 17, 2020
The SECURE Act is landmark legislation that affects the rules for creating and maintaining workplace retirement plans for all employers (including for-profit and tax-exempt employers of all sizes). Whether you currently offer your employees a retirement plan (or are planning to do so), you should consider how these new rules may affect your current retirement plan (or your decision to create a new one).
Posted by Stephanie Wilkinson on January 16, 2020
What is the “regular rate of pay” for a nonexempt employee? The answer is needed when calculating hourly overtime wages, which must exceed base wages by 50%. New regulations from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that take effect January 15 update the definition of “regular rate of pay” to guide your overtime pay calculations.
Posted by Bryan Staniszewski on January 13, 2020
The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act was mainly intended to help individuals save more for retirement. But the new law also contains provisions that help simplify the administration of retirement plans for employers and allow more employees to participate in 401(k) plans.
Posted by Jill Johnson on January 13, 2020
Businesses in every industry and of any size are vulnerable to data hacking, but the manufacturing sector is victimized more often than many other industries. Over 50% of manufacturers suffered at least one data breach over the previous 12-month period, according to a recent survey.
Posted by Cheryl A. Jankowski on December 17, 2019
Some business owners design their estate plans without consulting a business valuation professional, but do-it-yourself valuations can be risky.
Posted by D’Marie Murray on December 03, 2019
When the interests of trust beneficiaries come into conflict, everyone in the family can suffer. If your trust includes both “lifetime” and “remainder” beneficiaries, it's possible to align the interests of both groups with a total return unitrust.