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From the CPA Care Resource Center

Health care exchanges

Health Care Exchanges: Just the Facts

From the health care reform experts at Accelerated Benefits

If there is one new phrase that has been created from the Health Care Reform Act, it is “Health Care Exchange.” This article will clarify... Read More

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COBRA FAQs

COBRA: Your Questions Answered

What is COBRA?

COBRA, or the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, was passed in 1986 to provide a temporary continuation of healthcare coverage through employers for those who would have lost coverage based... Read More

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Federal labor laws

New Guide to Federal Employment Laws Released

Organizations of all sizes struggle to remain in compliance with increasingly complex regulations, including federal labor laws.

Paycor has put together a brief guide to federal employment laws, complete... Read More

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Getting the most out of your CPA relationship

4 Ways to Get the Most out of Your CPA Relationship

Successful business owners and leaders build a network of trusted advisors to help them achieve their goals, including CPAs. But how can you ensure you are using your CPA relationship to the fullest?... Read More

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Paycor webinars sign up

June Webinars

Join our thought leaders and product experts to learn about current trends and how to manage your business better.


What Your Small Business Needs for HR Success
Thursday, June 5 at 10:00 a.m. ET
Register to learn more about Paycor’s... Read More

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Tracking employee hours for ACA compliance

Pay or Play Penalty: When to Begin Tracking Employee Hours

From the health care reform experts at Accelerated Benefits

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes a penalty on applicable large employers (ALEs) that do not offer health insurance coverage... Read More

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Register for the HR and Compliance Web Summit

Register for the HR and Compliance Web Summit

Registration for Paycor’s HR and Compliance Web Summit on June 26, 2014, is now open! Sign up for one or all of the six in-depth sessions on the topics business leaders care about. Visit the event... Read More

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Online payroll pros and cons

The Pros and Cons of Online Payroll Services

Increasing efficiency is one of the biggest challenges facing businesses today. More and more organizations are outsourcing business processes such as payroll to third-party providers who can perform... Read More

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IRS Announces 2015 HSA Limits

IRS Announces 2015 HSA Limits

The 2015 deduction limits on contributions to a high-deductible health savings account for an individual with self-only coverage is $3,350, the Internal Revenue Service said April 23 in Revenue Procedure 2014-30. For... Read More

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Delaware minimum wage increase

Delaware Minimum Wage is Increasing

Delaware’s minimum wage is increasing by $1.00 to $8.25 per hour over the course of the next two years.

  • Effective June 1, 2014, the minimum wage will go up 50 cents to $7.75.
  • Effective June 1, 2015, the... Read More

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Affordable Care Act delay

Understanding the Additional Medicare Tax

According to a provision of the Affordable Care Act that took effect in 2013, employers are responsible for withholding an additional Medicare tax from certain employees’ wages. Employers must withhold... Read More

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2014 tax compliance updates

Guide to 2014 Compliance Updates Released

Paycor has created a helpful reference guide outlining the 2014 updates to:

  • Social Security and Medicare rates
  • Deferred compensation plans
  • Federal mileage rates
  • State unemployment taxable wage bases
  • State... Read More

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Adams & Harper CPA Testimonial



CPA Kitty Jordan of Adams & Harper is a big fan of Paycor and our HR and payroll platform, Perform.

Watch the video above to hear her story, or read the transcript below.


“My name is Kitty Jordan, I am a partner... Read More

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Why Paycor Does Quarterly Product Updates

Why Paycor Does Quarterly Product Updates

With the recent arrival of Paycor’s Winter Product Update and the year 2013 coming to a close, we want to take a step back to look at the big picture: why do we do quarterly updates in the first place?... Read More

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Fringe benefits and imputed income

What You Need to Know about Fringe Benefits and Imputed Income

As you prepare for the end of 2013, you may have to process certain fringe benefits and/or imputed income items. Here are some definitions and additional resources:

Definitions

Imputed income
When an employee receives non-cash compensation... Read More

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2013 FUTA Credit Reductions

2013 FUTA Credit Reductions

The federal unemployment tax, also known as the FUTA tax, pays unemployment compensation to workers who lose their jobs. Employers report and pay FUTA taxes separately from Social Security, Medicare and withheld income... Read More

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Health care tax credit

What You Need to Know about the Health Care Tax Credit

From the health care reform experts at Accelerated Benefits

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created a tax credit for certain small employers that provide health insurance coverage to their employees,... Read More

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FSA carryover option

New Carryover Option for FSAs

The IRS has modified the “use-or-lose” rule for health flexible spending arrangements (FSAs) to give employers the option to allow participating employees to carry over up to $500 of unused amounts remaining... Read More

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2014 Deferred Compensation Plan Limits

2014 Deferred Compensation Plan Limits

The IRS has released the 2014 deferral limits, shown in the chart above. The limits listed above are not changing from their 2013 amounts.

Many other pension plan limit amounts will also increase. For a complete... Read More

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2014 social security taxable wage base

2014 Social Security Taxable Wage Base Announced

The Social Security Administration has announced that the 2014 Social Security taxable wage base is increasing to $117,000, up $3,300 from the 2013 taxable wage base of $113,700.

The 2014 FICA tax... Read More

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The Three C\'s of Year-End Preparation

The Three C's of Year-End Preparation

Year end is a busy time for businesses, and it can be stressful to think about all the things you need to do to prepare for the end of one year and the beginning of the next. According to payroll expert Arlene... Read More

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Year End is Just Around the Corner

Year End is Just Around the Corner

Year end will be here before we know it, and Paycor will help you and your clients breeze through this busy season. Here are some of the ways we’ll be here to make year end go smoothly:

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Paycor is a Provider You Can Trust

Paycor is a Provider You Can Trust

Over the past year, several payroll providers have been accused of fraudulent activity. How can you be confident that the payroll company you’re recommending is worthy of your clients’ trust?

Paycor has always... Read More

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Data Management a Top Priority for CPAs

Data Management a Top Priority for CPAs

In a recent survey, CPAs ranked “managing and retaining data” as their top priority. It’s no wonder, with data growing at an estimated 50% per year. Firms must develop strategy, policies and procedures... Read More

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Affordable Care Act compliance

Why Clients Should Be Preparing Now for the Affordable Care Act

Although the employer shared responsibility provision of the Affordable Care Act has been delayed, your clients should be planning their compliance strategy now. Until additional guidance says otherwise,... Read More

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Announcing the Fall Product Update

Announcing the Fall Product Update

At Paycor, we believe every client should have the latest product features without having to pay for an upgrade. That’s why we introduced Perform, one platform that integrates payroll, HR and time and attendance.... Read More

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Perform Named a Finalist in Golden Bridge Innovation Awards

Perform Named a Finalist in Golden Bridge Innovation Awards

Paycor’s Perform has been recognized as a finalist in the 2013 Golden Bridge Awards for Cloud Computing and SaaS Innovation. The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses... Read More

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Kevin Armstrong Discusses His Partnership with Paycor

Kevin Armstrong Discusses His Partnership with Paycor

CPA Kevin Armstrong, of Cincinnati’s Armstrong & Company, thinks of Paycor as a partner to his business and to his clients. “I know if I call, we’re not just another number,” Kevin says, “We’re a partner... Read More

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Paycor Named to Inc. 5000 for the Fifth Time

Paycor Named to Inc. 5000 for the Fifth Time

Paycor has been recognized on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies for the fifth time, with an impressive three-year revenue growth rate of 61%. See our full profile for more details about our ranking.... Read More

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Perform Named People’s Choice Stevie Winner for Best New HCM Solution

Perform Named People’s Choice Stevie Winner for Best New HCM Solution

Perform has been named the People’s Choice Stevie® Award Winner for Best New Human Capital Management (HCM) Solution in the 11th Annual American Business Awards. Other winning companies... Read More

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October 1 Deadline for Affordable Care Act Marketplace Notices Approaching

October 1 Deadline for Affordable Care Act Marketplace Notices Approaching

By October 1, 2013, employers must deliver written notices with details about health insurance marketplaces, previously called exchanges, to all employees. Effective October 1, 2013, notices... Read More

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Small business health care tax credit

How to Claim the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

Many questions are swirling around the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. However, there is good news for smaller organizations—the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit.

This tax... Read More

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FUTA Credit News: Some States Facing Add-On Reductions

FUTA Credit News: Some States Facing Add-On Reductions

Employers in up to 18 jurisdictions are expected to have FUTA credit reductions for 2013, but recent developments could mean employers in up to 15 jurisdictions will face additional credit reductions... Read More

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Multi-State Unemployment Coverage: 4 Factors to Consider

If an employee performs all services in one state, the employer pays unemployment insurance to that state.

But what if an employee performs services in more than one state? There are four factors, set forth... Read More

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Pay or play delayed until 2015

PPACA Update: Pay or Play Provision Delayed Until 2015

The “pay or play” provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has been delayed until 2015, according to an announcement from the Treasury Department on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. The... Read More

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Health care reform FAQ

Health Care Reform: Frequently Asked Questions

Health care reform update: the employer shared responsibility provision has been delayed until 2015. This means you have more time to determine how to comply.

The implications of the Affordable Care Act—especially the employer... Read More

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Why Usability Matters

Why Usability Matters

From how we choose which apple to buy at the supermarket to how we decide which car to purchase—all of these choices are defined by our experience with the product. We want an apple with no bruises, a glossy shine and a... Read More

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6 Best Practices for Hiring Seasonal Workers

6 Best Practices for Hiring Seasonal Workers

Summer is the peak season for many businesses, from tourism to landscaping to moving companies. Ensuring adequate staff can be a challenge, especially if resources are limited. To help you get through... Read More

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Highlights from APA Congress: 4 Payroll Trends to Watch

Highlights from APA Congress: 4 Payroll Trends to Watch

Paycor associates recently attended the 31st Annual American Payroll Association (APA) Congress, where thousands of payroll professionals from across the nation met to attend educational workshops, network and discuss... Read More

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5 Tips for Preventing Employee Absenteeism This Summer

5 Tips for Preventing Employee Absenteeism This Summer

Summer is upon us, bringing sunshine, vacations and warmer weather. But it can also bring an increase in employee absenteeism. Summertime has been linked to absenteeism for many reasons, such... Read More

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effectively using hr metrics

5 Tips for Effectively Using Your HR Metrics

With today’s technology, it is becoming increasingly important to measure and analyze the value of your employees. Business intelligence allows your company to use fact-based decision making when it comes to development... Read More

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Georgia Withholding Changes for 2013

Georgia Withholding Changes for 2013

Georgia revised their withholding tables to eliminate the annual personal exemption allowance of $2,700 per exemption, and added a flat dollar personal exemption based upon marital status. Though the change... Read More

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IRS Provides Relief for Extension Requesters Claiming Tax Benefits

IRS Provides Relief for Extension Requesters Claiming Tax Benefits

The IRS has provided late-payment penalty relief to individuals and businesses requesting a tax-filing extension because they are attaching to their returns any of the forms that... Read More

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Revised Form 941 Released

Revised Form 941 Released

The IRS has released a revised Form 941, adding line 5d to report the additional 0.9% Medicare tax on employees earning over $200,000. The fields that were formerly labeled 5d and 5e are now 5e and 5f, respectively. View... Read More

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Paycor’s Perform Named a Finalist in Innovation Awards

Paycor’s Perform Named a Finalist in Innovation Awards

Paycor’s Perform platform has been named an Information Technology Innovation Finalist in the Cincinnati Business Courier’s 3rd annual Innovation Awards. Perform is an intuitive, cloud-based... Read More

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Custom online report builder

Less Time Organizing, More Time Analyzing

Do you ever feel like you spend more time creating reports than you do actually analyzing them? You’re not alone: when it comes to data, business professionals spend 72% of their time collecting, formatting... Read More

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Revised Form I-9 Released

Revised Form I-9 Released

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a revision to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. The revised form is somewhat longer, and contains many clarifications and updated fields.

Employers... Read More

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IRS Provides Affordable Care Act Resources

IRS Provides Affordable Care Act Resources

The IRS has released a Q&A on Employer Shared Responsibility covering the basics of the provision, to whom it applies to and more. They have also provided a comprehensive list of Affordable Care Act... Read More

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Don\'t Let Chaos Put Your Clients\' Businesses at Risk

Don't Let Chaos Put Your Clients' Businesses at Risk

While we make it a priority to take care of our CPA partners during tax time, we also want to make sure your clients are thriving in the chaos of running a business in today’s world. Our HR and... Read More

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Paycor Featured in LEAD Magazine

Paycor Featured in LEAD Magazine

Paycor was recently featured in LEAD Magazine, a publication that spotlights innovative companies. In the article, Stacey Browning, Paycor Chief Product Officer, discusses how our software has responded to trends... Read More

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Printable Guide to 2013 Compliance Updates Released

Printable Guide to 2013 Compliance Updates Released

Paycor has created a helpful reference guide outlining the 2013 updates to:

  • Social Security and Medicare rates
  • Deferred compensation plans
  • Federal mileage rates
  • State unemployment taxable wage... Read More

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Paycor Rolls Out Spring Product Update

Paycor Rolls Out Spring Product Update

Paycor clients are seeing several new features in their payroll, HR and reporting applications from this week’s Spring Product Update, including several top user-suggested ideas. We have a commitment to... Read More

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Paycor Wins People’s Choice Stevie Award for Customer Service

Paycor Wins People’s Choice Stevie Award for Customer Service

The votes are in, and Paycor has won the People’s Choice Stevie Award for Best Customer Service in the Financial Services Industry for the second time. We are honored that our clients... Read More

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Help Prepare Your Clients for the Affordable Care Act

Help Prepare Your Clients for the Affordable Care Act

Health care reform has many employers asking questions, and they may be looking to you for answers. Where are you advising them to look for guidance?

Paycor’s HR Support Center offers Affordable... Read More

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Publication 15, Employer\'s Tax Guide for 2013, Released by IRS

Publication 15, Employer's Tax Guide for 2013, Released by IRS

The IRS has made available Publication 15, Circular E, the Employer’s Tax Guide, as well as Publications 15-A and 15-B, the Employer’s Supplemental Tax Guide and the Employer’s Tax... Read More

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Top 4 HR Compliance Trends for 2013

Top 4 HR Compliance Trends for 2013

Although there have not recently been many major changes to federal employment law, enforcement of current laws and guidance is on the rise. Below are the top four trends to watch in 2013.

1. Expanding influence... Read More

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March 1 Deadline Extended for Affordable Care Act Exchange Notice

March 1 Deadline Extended for Affordable Care Act Exchange Notice

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced that it is postponing the March 1 deadline for employers to provide written notice to employees regarding state health care Exchanges. Employers... Read More

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5 Benefits of Online Payroll vs. In-House Payroll

5 Benefits of Online Payroll vs. In-House Payroll

With everything from bank transactions to groceries being handled by digital systems, it’s no wonder that an increasing number of companies are moving their payroll operations to an online format.

Many businesses conduct... Read More

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Helpful Tax-Time Resources

Helpful Tax-Time Resources

It’s tax season, and the IRS has provided many resources for taxpayers. Keep reading to find out where you can get IRS forms and publications, how to get copies of your tax return, how to prepare your taxes for free... Read More

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What is the Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC)?

What is the Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC)?

From the HR Pros of the HR Support Center

We have a new acronym to remember in the health insurance world. It is the SBC: the Summary of Benefits and Coverage. The SBC is a four-page uniform template... Read More

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Monthly Wage Reporting Now Required for Illinois Employers

The Medicaid Reform “SMART” Act requires monthly wage reports from Illinois employers. Effective January 1, 2013, all employers with 250 or more employees are required to submit electronic contribution... Read More

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Quick Reference Guide for the Paycor W-2

Quick Reference Guide for the Paycor W-2

Box 8
Allocated tips that are not included in boxes 1, 3, 5 or 7.

Box 10
Total dependent care benefits that the employer paid or incurred on the employee’s behalf (including amounts from a Section 125 cafeteria... Read More

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Notice of Pay Rate for New York Employees Required by February 1

Under the Wage Theft Prevention Act, New York employers are required to give written notice of wage rates to each new hire and to all employees by February 1 of each year.

This notice... Read More

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Retroactive Increase in 2012 Transportation Benefits for Employees

The American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA) retroactively increased the monthly tax-free transportation benefit for participating employees from $125 to $240 for the period of January... Read More

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Health Care Reform: Frequently Asked Questions

There’s currently some uncertainty around U.S. health care reform. What are the implications for businesses? For employer reporting and recordkeeping? For regulatory compliance? Below are three of... Read More

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Custom Fields + Custom Web Reporting = A Happy New Year!

Custom Fields + Custom Web Reporting = A Happy New Year!

You already know how useful Custom Web Reporting can be when you need to run fiscal year reports, find specific information on a client’s employee or prepare for an audit. But did you know that... Read More

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Paycor Featured in Cincinnati Enquirer

Paycor Featured in Cincinnati Enquirer

The Cincinnati Enquirer recently ran a story about Paycor’s transition to a technology company focused on helping you and your clients manage their people better. This story outlines what you and your... Read More

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2013 compliance changes

Doing Business in 2013: What You Need to Know

As 2013 begins, Paycor wants you to be informed of what potential regulatory changes may affect your business this year, from ramifications of “the fiscal cliff” to health care reform. Below are... Read More

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Start 2013 Off Right with HR Support Center

Start 2013 Off Right with HR Support Center

The new year is upon us, and what better time to review important client documents such as employee handbooks and workplace policies?

The HR Support Center is an online database of sample handbooks and... Read More

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2013 federal tax tables

2013 Federal Tax Tables Released

On January 3, 2013, the IRS released the updated federal withholding tables for 2013 which reflect the tax changes included in the American Taxpayer Relief Act approved January 1. The Paycor system has... Read More

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Update: Payroll Tax Provisions

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 was approved January 1, 2013, detailing a plan to avoid the many tax increases and spending cuts known as the “fiscal cliff.” However, payroll taxes are still set to go... Read More

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paycor CEO Bob Coughlin

CEO Bob Coughlin’s Message to CPAs

You’ve probably been hearing a lot of buzz lately about Perform. What is it? How can it help you and your clients? Here’s what CEO Bob Coughlin had to say:

“We’re excited to tell you and your clients about... Read More

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Help Your Clients Get Organized for the New Year

Help Your Clients Get Organized for the New Year

Your clients collect and store a lot of information about their employees, everything from their name and address to pay rates and training certifications. Finding all that information when they... Read More

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Vacation and Paid Time Off Carryover

From the HR Pros of the HR Support Center

With the end of the calendar year fast approaching, many employers are reminding employees that the company’s policy does not allow for the carryover of unused vacation time... Read More

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Payroll Tax Provisions Set to Expire in 2013

Several payroll-related Internal Revenue Code provisions are set to expire by the end of the year. Included among these are:

  • Income tax cuts: The 10 percent tax bracket would expire, leaving tax brackets... Read More

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Guest Webinar Host Les Rosen, Employment Screening Expert

Guest Webinar Host Les Rosen, Employment Screening Expert

Hiring the wrong person can be a huge waste of money and resources. How do you know you’re making the right choice? Les Rosen, author of The Safe Hiring Manual and founder of Employment... Read More

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Mileage Rate Changes for 2013

The federal mileage rates for 2013 for the use of vehicles will be:

  • $0.565 per mile driven for business
  • $0.24 per mile driven for medical or moving purposes
  • $0.14 per mile driven in service of charitable organizations... Read More

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Custom Web Reporting\'s New Look

Custom Web Reporting's New Look

Paycor’s Custom Web Reporting gives you the power to quickly generate reports from your clients’ information. You can access the data you need anytime and from anywhere, creating custom reports and exporting... Read More

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Introducing Paycor\'s Perform

Introducing Paycor's Perform

Over the past three months, thousands of businesses have made the switch to Perform. We have delivered a system that is more efficient, intuitive and flexible.

But Perform is so much more than payroll: Perform is an employee... Read More

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2012 FUTA Credit Reductions Announced

The federal unemployment tax, the FUTA tax, pays unemployment compensation to workers who lose their jobs. Employers report and pay FUTA taxes separately from Social Security, Medicare and withheld income taxes.... Read More

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IRS Provides Tax Relief for Hurricane Sandy Victims

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the IRS is providing tax relief to affected individuals and businesses in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York. Various tax filing and payment deadlines from late October... Read More

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CPA Care Year-End Kit

CPA Care Year-End Kit

As part of Paycor’s ongoing effort to make things as painless as possible, we have put together a simple year-end kit to help you service our mutual clients. Visit our year-end webpage to find helpful information and to... Read More

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South Carolina Department of Revenue Provides Information About Security Breach

The South Carolina Department of Revenue recently announced that approximately 3.6 million Social Security numbers, 387,000 credit and debit card numbers and information from up to 657,000 businesses were exposed... Read More

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Workplace Political Expressions

From the HR Pros of the HR Support Center

According to the HR Support Center March 2012 poll, 78% of respondents indicated “No” to the question posed of: “Does your company currently have a policy or practice... Read More

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Ohio Conference for Payroll Professionals Talks Industry Trends

The six Ohio Chapters of the American Payroll Association recently hosted their 28th annual Ohio Conference for Payroll Professionals. The conference is designed to bring together payroll professionals... Read More

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Don’t Be Tricked by Fake IRS Websites

The IRS has issued a warning about a tax scam that uses a website that looks exactly like the IRS e-Services online registration page to trick people into sharing personal and financial information. Fake sites... Read More

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Ohio Minimum Wage Increasing in 2013

The minimum wage in Ohio will increase to $7.85 per hour starting January 1, 2013. Tipped employees must be paid a minimum hourly rate of $3.93. Ohio’s current minimum wage is $7.70 per hour for non-tipped... Read More

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How to File a Refund Claim for the MCTMT

The New York Department of Taxation has released guidelines for filing a protective claim to receive a refund for the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Mobility Tax (MCTMT). In August, a Nassau County Supreme Court... Read More

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2013 Deferred Compensation Plans

2013 Deferred Compensation Plans

The IRS has released the 2013 deferral limits, shown in the chart above.

Many other pension plan limit amounts will also increase. For a complete list of the 2013 limits, please visit the IRS website.

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2013 Social Security Taxable Wage Base

The Social Security Administration has announced that the 2013 Social Security taxable wage base is increasing to $113,700, up $3,600 from the 2012 taxable wage base of $110,100.

The 2013 FICA tax rate for employees... Read More

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October Webinars Announced

October Webinars Announced

Take the opportunity to learn more about how to save your business time, money and hassle using Paycor’s Custom Web Reporting and ReadyClock. During the month of October, we will be offering four free, 30-minute webinars... Read More

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October Conferences and Trade Shows

Paycor will be attending several conference and trade shows during the month of October. Interested in learning more about what we have to offer or want to connect with someone from Paycor? You’ll find us at... Read More

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VETS Report Deadline Extended

An announcement from the HR Pros of the HR Support Center:

The Department of Labor (DOL), Veteran’s Employment and Training Services (VETS), extended the deadline for the submission of VETS-100/VETS-100A reports... Read More

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Centax No Longer Collecting Earned Income Taxes for Pennsylvania Counties

Effective immediately, Centax will no longer collect earned income taxes in Armstrong, Beaver, Carbon, Columbia, Elk, Luzerne, Schuylkill and Susquehanna counties. Instead,... Read More

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Paycor Named to the Deloitte 100

Paycor Named to the Deloitte 100

We’re excited to announce that Paycor is being honored in the 2012 Deloitte Cincinnati USA 100, a program that recognizes the achievements of privately-held companies. This is the 3rd time we have received this... Read More

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The Family and Medical Leave Act: An Employee Guide

The Family and Medical Leave Act: An Employee Guide

The Department of Labor recently released The Employee’s Guide to The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The FMLA helps to provide unpaid, job-protected leave when an employee or their family... Read More

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New York Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Mobility Tax Struck Down

A New York court recently declared the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Mobility tax to be unconstitutional. Several municipalities outside New York City filed the lawsuit, claiming the tax:

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Free Upgrade to Perform

Free Upgrade to Perform

Paycor clients are beginning to see communications about a free product upgrade to Paycor Perform. Many clients asked for a system that is more efficient, intuitive and flexible—and this is it.

Perform includes several... Read More

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IRS Releases Additional Medicare Tax Guidance

IRS Releases Additional Medicare Tax Guidance

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed into law in 2010, the Medicare rate will increase from the current rate of 1.45% to a rate of 2.35% on wages paid starting Jan 1, 2013 for... Read More

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Announcing extended CPA Care hours!

Saturday, April 14: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST
Sunday, April 15: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST
Monday, April 16: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. EST
Tuesday, April 17: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST

Need last minute help with individual... Read More

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Rights under FLSA for Daylight-Savings Time

On March 11 at 2 a.m, daylight-savings time will have most of the country setting ahead their clocks by one hour. This change can lead to questions about wage payment rights under the Fair Labor Standards... Read More

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Need last minute help with your 1120 filings?

Announcing extended CPA Care hours!

You’ll be working late and so will we! Email cpacare@paycor.com and we will get back to you right away!

Extended Hours
Tuesday, March 13: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. EST
Wednesday,... Read More

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New to Using Custom Web Reporting?

New to Using Custom Web Reporting?

Paycor’s Custom Web Reporting tool makes creating a report simple with its intuitive interface. Search for the data you need by typing in a keyword and select from a menu of options to create your report.

Common... Read More

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H-2B Final Rule

H-2B Final Rule

New regulations were announced by the Department of Labor, effective on April 23, 2012, to improve the H-2B temporary non-agricultural worker program. The final rule intends to make more jobs available to United States workers as... Read More

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Payroll Tax Holiday Extended Through 2012

Payroll Tax Holiday Extended Through 2012

On February 22, the president signed the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 to extend the payroll tax holiday for employees through the end of 2012. The two percent recapture tax provision... Read More

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What’s New for 2012?

What’s New for 2012?

  • The employee tax rate for social security is 4.2% on wages paid and tips received before March 1, 2012. The employee tax rate for social security increases to 6.2% on wages paid and tips received after February 29, 2012; the... Read More

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Save Time with Paycor's Custom Web Reporting

Paycor has developed a product with you in mind. It is a simple and powerful tool that combines all of your Paycor clients’ payroll reports in one place and allows you to create customized reports... Read More

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Payroll & Tax Deduction Guide

Payroll & Tax Deduction Guide

We understand that payroll and tax deductions can be a complicated subject, so we created this simple, fun infographic with your clients in mind. An infographic is a creative way to share information in a clear and comprehensible... Read More

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Custom Web Reporting Can Help You Determine Eligible Tax Credits!

Custom Web Reporting Can Help You Determine Eligible Tax Credits!

Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

This credit helps small businesses and small tax-exempt organizations afford the cost of covering their employees’ health insurance. To be eligible... Read More

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Prompt and Personal Service Benefits Accountant at Year-End

Becky Foster, an accountant with Hayes, Neltner & Schmidt, supports five CPAs at her firm. The firm has 50 clients who use Paycor payroll and HR solutions, yet she doesn’t have... Read More

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CPA Care is here to help you meet the 1120 and 1120S filing deadline!

Feeling a little overwhelmed?

Paycor’s CPA Care Advocates are standing by to assist you during this busy time of year. We have created a resource to help you obtain salary... Read More

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Extra FUTA Tax Payments due on Form 940 by January 31, 2012

Extra FUTA Tax Payments due on Form 940 by January 31, 2012

Employers in 20 states are subject to a reduction in FUTA (Federal Unemployment Tax Act) credit resulting from unpaid federal loans.

Paycor recovered the FUTA amounts due to the states by performing a onetime adjustment... Read More

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Hiring Independent Contractors

Hiring Independent Contractors

The U.S. Department of Labor, IRS, and 11 state agency leaders agreed to improve their efforts to encourage compliance and educate on employee misclassification. This agreement will help ensure that employees receive... Read More

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It’s W-2 Time!

Our commitment to our clients is to prepare accurate and timely W-2s. All W-2s and 1099s will be shipped to our clients no later than January 25, 2012. The shipping of each client’s W-2s is dependent on when their last payroll or... Read More

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Let Paycor Help You Start the Year Off Right!

The New Year is a time to reflect on the past and move towards new beginnings. Paycor has resources to help bring payroll and HR relief to you and your clients!

Avoid wasting time entering payroll data... Read More

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How CPA Care Helped…

“Thanks for your help. We might need some employee specific information when we begin the employee testing, but this will get us started. I really appreciate the CPA Care feature Paycor provides. That really gives you a... Read More

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Hold Form Submission Process is Now Closed

The hold form submission process has closed. Please contact CPA Care to discuss any items that require additional payrolls or adjustments in 2011.

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How CPA Care Helped...

How CPA Care Helped...

“I had to call Michele Stoy to get some online reports added to one of the clients I have and I thought it was going to be a problem. Well, by the time we hung up the phone, she had already added the reports to the client.... Read More

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healthcare industry

In the healthcare industry, every moment is critical.

Let Paycor spend time on payroll
There are several challenges in the healthcare industry—let Paycor address those associated with payroll and HR.
Organizations across all industries desire to... Read More

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Pennsylvania Act 32

ACT 32 is a Pennsylvania law passed in 2008 that streamlines and standardizes the local earned income tax system. The provisions in ACT 32 become mandatory effective January 1, 2012.

Watch Paycor’s recorded webinar on this... Read More

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FUTA Credit Reduction Announced

There are 20 states that have outstanding loans from the federal government dating back to 2009 and earlier. Since these loans were not repaid by November 10, 2011, employers in these jurisdictions will be subject... Read More

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Introducing Paycor 12

In the next few weeks, we will be enhancing your Paycor product navigation experience with Paycor 12, a new feature that will allow you to navigate between many of your products without having to return to your Online Services... Read More

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Every Detail Counts in the Restaurant Business

Every Detail Counts in the Restaurant Business

The Same is True in Payroll

Employee wages, credit card tips, cash tips, minimum wages, overtime, seasonal help, employee turnover…the list goes on. Anyone who supports clients in the food and beverage... Read More

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November Webinars

November Webinars

On November 10 at 11:00 a.m. ET, CPA Care will host a free, 45-minute webinar that will walk you through HR Support Center. HR Support Center is a comprehensive, low-cost, online resource that can save your clients’ time and... Read More

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How CPA Care Helped…

How CPA Care Helped…

“I love my CPA Care specialist because she welcomes my questions and provides immediate answers. I don’t have to bother my clients with questions they won’t even understand – I go straight to CPA Care.”... Read More

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Restaurant Employers and Tip Reporting

Restaurant Employers and Tip Reporting

Are your clients spending too much time documenting their employees’ tips? Paycor can assist your restaurant or beverage establishment clients in the annual tip reporting process.

Watch Paycor’s recorded... Read More

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The Social Security wage base will increase to $110,100 for 2012.

For more information, go to http://www.ssa.gov/oact/cola/cbb.html.

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Ohio Minimum Wage to Increase in 2012

Ohio Minimum Wage to Increase in 2012

Ohio employers will start paying their employees $7.70 per hour beginning January 1, 2012. Tipped employees must be paid an hourly rate of $3.85 per hour. Ohio’s current minimum wage is $7.40 per hour for... Read More

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Employer-Provided Health Coverage

Employer-Provided Health Coverage

In 2010, The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was passed. The Act requires employers to report the cost of coverage under an employer-sponsored group health plan.

Top 5 Need-to-Knows about the Health Coverage... Read More

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2012 Deferred Compensation Plans

2012 Deferred Compensation Plans

Many other pension plan limit amounts will also increase. For a list of limits, go to www.irs.gov and search COLA Increases for Dollar Limitations on Benefits and Contributions.

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Extended CPA Care Hours

CPA Care will have extended hours for the extension deadline of October 17.

Extended Hours
Saturday, October 15: 9 am – 12 am
Sunday, October 16: 9 am – 12 am
Monday, October 17: 8 am – 9 pm

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HR Support Center and HR On-Demand Webinar

CPA Care will host a free, 45-minute webinar in November that will walk you through HR Support Center. HR Support Center is a comprehensive, low-cost, online resource that can save your clients’ time... Read More

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Employer-Provided Cell Phones Considered Tax-Free Fringe Benefit

The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 removed cell phones from the definition of listed property for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2009. On September 14, 2011, the IRS... Read More

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American Jobs Act Proposes Payroll Tax Changes

President Obama appeared on national television September 8, 2011 addressing a joint session of Congress to outline a stimulus plan that will create new jobs and stimulate the nation’s stalled economy. This plan is called the... Read More

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Paycor’s Free CPA Care Service Brings Relief to CPAs as Tax Extension Deadline Nears

Paycor’s complimentary CPA Care concierge service offers accountants immediate and personal service year round and should be especially helpful as the Sept. 15... Read More

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2011 draft form 940

Updated IRS Payroll Tax Forms

IRS released revised Schedule B and D (Form 941). Revisions were primarily for verbiage issues. The release was too late for 2nd quarter filings and will be used beginning 3rd quarter 2011.

IRS provided a rough draft... Read More

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Congress to Address Several Payroll-Related Bills

The Business Activity Tax Simplification Act and The Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Specification Act of 2011 would mainly revise how employers deal with employees who work in more than one state.... Read More

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Social Security Number Elimination and Reduction Program

As part of taxpayer privacy, the IRS has replaced the masking of individual’s social security number on notices with a bar code for the IRS to scan.

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A Night that Counts: Support Accounting for Kids

A Night that Counts: Support Accounting for Kids

A Night that Counts was created by the young professionals group at Paycor to raise money for Accounting for Kids. Accounting for Kids, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that serves children by working with the local school... Read More

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How CPA Care Helped…

“I have been very pleased with all of the help that Michele and Molly have provided to me. With their assistance, I was able to respond to my clients’ needs much faster.”
– Amy Driscoll,
Yankovich Adelman Johnson... Read More

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Paycor Won the 2011 American Business Award for Best Motivational Video

Paycor Won the 2011 American Business Award for Best Motivational Video

Watch the “Payrollin” video on YouTube at http://bit.ly/qFZRQr.

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Extended CPA Care Hours

CPA Care will have extended hours for the corporate extension deadline of September 15.

Extended Hours
Wednesday, September 14: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thursday, September 15: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM

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401(k) Data Delivered with Care

With Paycor’s 401(k) EDI solution, we will prepare 401(k) information and provide a data file, which can be directly forwarded to your client’s retirement administrator.

Save Valuable Time from Preparing Information... Read More

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Paycor CEO Bob Coughlin

Things I’ve Learned…(and am still learning).

By Bob Coughlin, CEO Paycor

Quick Tip: “Positive Discontent” – why can’t we just be happy?

Paycor’s fiscal year begins July 1. As our new year begins, we hold meetings to review our progress on... Read More

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Mileage Rate Increases

Due to recent increase in gas prices, the IRS increased the standard business and medical/moving mileage rates effective July 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011.

2011 Mileage Rate Changes

January 1– June 30 July 1 – December... Read More

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Beware of Tax Scams

The IRS is encouraging taxpayers to watch for misleading individuals trying to persuade them to file claims for tax credits and rebates. Many of these recent scams have been targeted in the South and Midwest.

For a list of items... Read More

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U.S. Treasury Promotes Going Paperless: Mandates Electronic Invoicing

By the end of fiscal year 2012, all Treasury Bureaus will implement the Internet Payment Platform (IPP), an electronice invoice processing solution to improve government efficiency... Read More

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FUTA (Federal Unemployment) Rate Change effective July 1, 2011

FUTA (Federal Unemployment) Rate Change effective July 1, 2011

Congress has announced that the 0.2% FUTA surcharge will not be extended before June 30, 2011. Employers have been required to pay a flat rate of 6.2% on the first $7,000.00 of each employee’s annual wages for FUTA. The 6.2%... Read More

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IRS Provides Information on Health Care Reporting

The Affordable Care Act requires employers to report the cost of coverage under an employer-sponsored group health plan beginning in 2012. This reporting is mandatory on the 2012 annual Form W-2... Read More

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Save Time with Paycor\'s Custom Web Reporting

Save Time with Paycor's Custom Web Reporting

Create reports in minutes with this easy-to-use reporting tool that provides access to all payroll and employee data.

Access Information to all of your Clients
This time saving feature allows you to create... Read More

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Things I’ve Learned…(and am still learning).

Things I’ve Learned…(and am still learning).

By Bob Coughlin, CEO Paycor

Quick Tip: The Power of One Software Platform

One backend software platform is a strength of Paycor that allows you and our clients to get more for your money. As you probably... Read More

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The Hire Act: Business Credit for Retention of Certain Workers

The Hire Act: Business Credit for Retention of Certain Workers

In March 2010, President Obama signed into law the Hiring Incentive to Restore Employment Act for 2010. The key provisions in the Act include the Social Security (Payroll) Tax Exemption... Read More

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New Documents Accepted for Form I-9

New Documents Accepted for Form I-9

The Immigration and Nationality Act requires employers to complete an I-9 to verify the identity and authorization to work in the United States on all new hired employees. The final rule, which took effect on... Read More

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