Monthly Archives: January 2020

What You Need to Know about the 2020 W-4 Form

On December 5, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released the final version of the Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Certificate.  Employees have long used the Form W-4 to establish their withholding allowances to adjust their federal income tax withholding in order to match their anticipated full-year income tax liability.  Since the enactment of the Tax […]

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Best Practices for Employers to Store Form I-9

Form I-9, the Employment Eligibility Verification, is a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) form used to verify an employee’s identity and employment authorization to work in the United States.  All employers in the United States are required to ensure each individual hired for employment properly completes a Form I-9.  Employers are also required to […]

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Why the Legalization of Marijuana is a Topic of “High” Concern for Employers?

While marijuana is known for its calming effects, recently it has been having quite the opposite effect on employers.  As more and more states legalize the use of medical and recreational marijuana, employers must now navigate the myriad of state laws affecting the use of marijuana in the workplace and employer’s drug-testing policies and procedures. […]

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Can an Employer Modify an Employee’s Time Sheet?

If your employee forgets to punch in or calls in sick, can you adjust their time sheet to reflect this? Believe it or not, it is perfectly legal for an employer to modify an employee’s time sheet without notifying the employee.  While falsification of an employee’s time sheet is a serious offense, employers are permitted […]

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