7 Steps to Navigate Payroll Tax Season

7 steps to navigate

As the year draws to a close, businesses enter the critical phase of year-end payroll tax season. Navigating this period efficiently is not only crucial for compliance but also sets the tone for a smooth start to the new year. Here are 7 easy steps help you tackle year-end payroll tax tasks with confidence. Step […]

Yearend Checklist for HR, Payroll, and Benefits

Year End Checklist

A year-end checklist for HR, payroll, and benefits is essential to ensure that all necessary tasks are completed before the start of the new year. This checklist can help streamline the year-end process and ensure compliance with tax and regulatory requirements. HR Checklist: Payroll Checklist: Benefits Checklist: Remember that this checklist serves as a general […]

Managing Employee Leaves of Absence

Managerial Leave

Managing leaves of absence effectively is challenging. In this blog, we’ll explore the strategies and best practices that HR professionals can employ to navigate this complex terrain with success. The Importance of Effective Leave Management Leave management is not just about compliance with labor laws; it’s about supporting your employees and maintaining productivity within your […]

Get Ready for the New I-9 Form

i-9 Form Understanding

The deadline to begin using the revised Form I-9, officially known as the Employment Eligibility Verification Form, is November 1. Why the Change? The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) regularly updates the Form I-9 to ensure that it reflects current requirements and remains a reliable tool for verifying the identity and employment eligibility of […]

Understanding Reference-Based Pricing: A Game-Changer in Healthcare

Understanding References Article

It is hard to believe that Reference-Based Pricing (RBP) has been around for 15 years. We’ve watched it evolve, and the product is mature. In this post, we’ll explore the concept of Reference-Based Pricing, what it is, and how it changes the way we approach healthcare costs. What is Reference-Based Pricing? Reference-Based Pricing gets its […]

2024 New Jersey Temporary Disability Benefits (NJ TDB) Updates

The State of New Jersey announced the 2024 NJ TDB weekly benefit rate, Employer Taxable Wage Base and Worker Taxable Wage Base listed below: 2023 2024 Maximum TBD Weekly Benefit $1,025 $1,055 Employer Taxable Wage Base $41,100 $42,300 Employee Taxable Wage Base $156,800 $161,400 2023 and 2024 benefit and taxable wage bases for NJ TDB. […]

LEGAL UPDATE: DHS to End to I-9 Flexibility

Fedeal Extension Capitol Building

Last month, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that the COVID-19 temporary flexibilities for Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification will end on July 31, 2023. These flexibilities allowed for the remote inspection of identification documents. In response to this announcement, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that employers must physically examine any documents inspected […]

The Path to Long-Term Benefit Cost Control

Calculator and notepad on top of money

This renewal season, we received a proposal for one of our clients which contained over $100,000 in pharmacy rebates going back to them. Pharmacy rebates are baked into every contract, but frequently these funds are given as profit straight to the insurance carrier. But what if all companies, not just the large market, could have […]

New Jersey WARN Law Updates

WARN Law Updates

Last week, Governor Murphy signed into law an amendment to the NJ Warn Law to go into effect on April 10, 2023. This law applies to employers with at least 100 employees working in the US, so long as the employer has operated in New Jersey for three years. Understanding updates to this law are […]