Are 1099 Employees Covered by Workers Comp?

In 2018, NPR reported that nearly one in 10 Americans ware 1099 contractors. That increased to 30% by 2019, and by all accounts, the number continues to rise. This creates a dilemma for employers tasked with dealing with the tax and labor status of a diverse workforce. How can you be sure you’re treating your 1099 employees fairly under the letter […]

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Does Your Team Need Help Filing Your FUTA?

The IRS requires Form 940, the federal unemployment tax annual report (FUTA). For employers, this is reporting that tracks the federal unemployment tax you’ve paid. This blog will help you understand FUTA and the filing rules related to this complex area of tax law.  Understanding FUTA  All employers pay federal unemployment taxes to the IRS. Those funds […]

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5 Biggest Stealers of Time for Your Recruiters and Solutions

The latest studies show that small business owners spend one day a week or more on HR paperwork issues. This goes up 37% if the company has between 20 and 49 people. The same is true for recruiting and hiring teams, who spend about 30 hours a week handling administrative tasks during the candidate search process. What are the […]

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Recent COBRA Extensions Due to COVID-19

Attention, HR teams; there’s another change on the books.   COBRA, the federal Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, is the ruling that allows employees who lose their job to continue their health insurance coverage. With more than 40 million Americans filing for unemployment by May 2020, the chances of experiencing a health insurance crisis are high. […]

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Make Remote Hiring Easier With an EOR

There have always been complexities in hiring. Ever-changing federal, state, and local regulations have kept HR teams on their toes for years. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced a new layer of complexity centering on our remote workforce. With 42% of the labor force now remote, the state boundaries that once confined us are gone. Remote work […]

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