Employee Onboarding


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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Jul

17

2017
New I-9 Form Released

New I-9 Form Released

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a new Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, on Monday, July 17. Employers will be able to use this revised version immediately, but may continue using the Form I-9 with a revision date of 11/14/16 through September 17, 2017. Beginning September 18, 2017 employers must use the revised form with a revision date of 07/17/17 for all...

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Jan

20

2017
New I-9 Form Required Starting Jan 22

New I-9 Form Required Starting Jan 22

By: Ned Frazier | Frazier International Finally, after many months of delay, the revised Form I-9 was published by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Thursday January 19th. The new Form I-9, released November 14, must be used starting Sunday, January 22. Since its release, employers have been able to use either the new form (with a revision date of 11/14/2016) or the old...

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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Colorado Affirmation Form Repealed!

Colorado Affirmation Form Repealed!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 The Colorado Employment Verification law has been repealed by the Colorado General Assembly (House Bill 16-114).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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Nov

10

2015
Seasonal Employment: Ups and Downs

Seasonal Employment: Ups and Downs

With winter approaching many businesses are prepping for the increase in tourism by pulling seasonal employees on board. Seasonal employees may perfectly fit the temporary needs of you industry’s’ fluctuations. However, there are some tips and traps employers should be aware of when hiring seasonal employees. Part Time VS Temporary and Seasonal Workers Part time employees are defined as individuals who work less than 35...

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Dec

01

2014
Applicant Tracking & Employee Onboarding

Applicant Tracking & Employee Onboarding

ASAP recently hosted a webinar to introduce two new tools that help employers manage headaches associated with hiring and onboarding new employees Employee Paperless OnBoarding: streamline your employee’s first day of work by utilizing Efficient Forms – a secure paperless onboarding solution that integrates with payroll. Have your employees complete/view/save employee forms (I-9 Form, W-4 Form, Direct Deposit Authorization), enter emergency contacts and review your...

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Jan

15

2014

Risky Business > Employee vs. Independent Contractor

It is important that employers understand the distinctions between employees and independent contractors. Classification can be a complex task, prone to mistakes, myths, misunderstandings, and classification errors – whether innocent or intentional – can be costly to the employer. With today’s tax revenue shortfalls, government agencies are cracking down on misclassification of workers. Here are two examples that have made recent headlines: FedEx to Pay $2.3 Million...

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Jan

01

2014

I-9 Compliance Basics for Employers

While ASAP does not provide tax or legal advisory services, there are a number of items to review regarding the NEWLY PUBLISHED federal Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification. This list should not be construed as all-inclusive resource – please refer to the IRS and State for additional resources. (All content listed in blue/underlined below is a hyperlink directing you to the appropriate resource page). Resources...

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Oct

25

2013

Colorado Employment Verification Audits

The Colorado Department of Labor & Employment (CDLE) is conducting more than a thousand audits on employers each year to enforce Colorado’s Employment Verification Law. According to a recent post by our friends at Jackson Lewis LLP, The Division has conducted approximately 200 compliant-based audits, 5,400 random audits, and 650 re-audits since the law went into effect in 2007. Colorado employers must make an affirmation...

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Aug

23

2013

Back to School – Laws restrict hours of student employees.

With school back in session, it’s important to understand the legalities behind employing students. It is legal to employ students during the school year, however federal and state laws impose certain restrictions on the amount of time students can spend at your business. Resources: Federal overview >>FindLaw.com – Legal for Students to Work During the School Year Colorado Youth Employment Laws >>CDLE, colorado.gov



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