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Feb

19

2018
Top 10 Payroll Compliance Mistakes

Top 10 Payroll Compliance Mistakes

While ignorance is bliss, it won’t help you get out of an employment tax or labor law penalty.  We know business owners are juggling a lot of balls and under a great variety of pressures.  We compiled this top 10 list to help small business owners understand the most frequent payroll compliance issues they will inadvertently stumble upon. All payments you issue to your employees should go...

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Feb

16

2018
Overtime during weeks with Holiday

Overtime during weeks with Holiday

Did you know? Only hours actually worked count toward overtime when determining if employees are owed time and a half for hours over 40 in a workweek. For instance, if Monday (Labor Day) was a paid holiday observed by the company – meaning no one worked and everyone got paid – a non-exempt employee could still work a full 40 hours in that workweek without being...

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Dec

11

2016
Poster Compliance

Poster Compliance

2018 ALL-IN-ONE POSTERS        Federal and state law requires employers to post labor law notices in the workplace. These mandatory postings include the OSHA Posting, Federal Minimum Wage, FMLA, USERRA and various state specific notices.  Failure to post mandatory labor law notices can result in hefty fines and lawsuits.   Pre-Order Yours Today! Order a single Poster one-time   OR    Choose your desired Compliance Package:...

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Nov

11

2016
Voters approve minimum wage increases in 4 states

Voters approve minimum wage increases in 4 states

Arizona, Colorado, Maine and Washington will all see minimum wage increases after voters approved ballot initiatives. The attorneys of Bechtel & Santo LLP share the landscape for Colorado and hikes scheduled with the passing of Amendment 70.   Colorado Minimum Wage Increase by Bechtel & Santo LLP Amendment 70 will incrementally raise the minimum wage between now and 2020. The first increase will become effective...

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Aug

29

2016
FLSA Overtime Changes and Exempt Employees

FLSA Overtime Changes and Exempt Employees

New overtime rules are slated to go into effect DECEMBER 1, 2016. With this final ruling ANYONE who makes less than $913 per week ($47,476 per year) will be eligible for overtime (meaning you will be required to pay them overtime). In other words this will impact your workers currently classified as exempt (or rather in plain english – your SALARY workers).


Aug

18

2016
Labor Law Posting in Colorado have changed!

Labor Law Posting in Colorado have changed!

To stay in compliance with recent changes, all businesses in Colorado with at least one employee on payroll must display the updated postings in their locations. Anti-Discrimination: The Colorado Civil Rights Division has updated their Anti-Discrimination Notice. “Pregnancy” is listed as a new protected class under the Employment Discrimination section of the notice. Aubrey Elenis is the new Colorado Civil Rights Division Director and the...

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Jul

29

2016
How the new overtime rule will impact mobile workforce

How the new overtime rule will impact mobile workforce

The final updated rules for overtime have been released by the Department of Labor and are set to take effect in December. Entrepreneur shares how remote workforce and compliance with these laws is about to get somewhat tricky.


Jun

20

2016
Colorado Affirmation Form Repealed!

Colorado Affirmation Form Repealed!

Employers and HR folks in Colorado are celebrating a welcomed change to new hire forms! Effective August 10, 2016 Colorado Employers will no longer be required to complete the Colorado Affirmation Form for new hires. The Colorado Employment Verification law has been repealed by the Colorado General Assembly (House Bill 16-114). This repeal greatly simplifies the new hire process, eliminating duplication of efforts with the...

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Mar

23

2016
Concept of hacking or phishing a login and password with malware program

Beware: Turbo Tax Phishing Attack

By now you have probably received some sort of scam email requesting personal information or another form of phishing tactic aimed at stealing your personal information. If you were unfortunate enough for you spam box to not filter out these messages, then we hope you were fortunate enough to not open the message or click on any links. The latest scam comes across impersonating a...

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Feb

11

2016
Small Tax Preparation Time

Small Tax Preparation Time

With tax season well under way, many businesses are preparing to file their tax returns with the IRS. Before the returns are finalized there a numerous steps that a small business should take to ensure accuracy and efficiency during the filing process. Here is ASAP’s take on the steps that should be taken: Decide if you need professional assistance or not. Many small business owners...

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