What You Might Not Know about W-4s (But Should)

Here at Employers Council, we get questions about employee W-4s and employers’ responsibility for making sure they are accurate. Below is a list of the...

2019 Employers Council Payroll Resources

Running the first full payroll of 2019 is a good time to identify the extensive payroll resources available through the membership portal by clicking on...

Major W-4 Update Not Until 2020

Employers who eagerly awaited major changes to the 2019 W-4, or Employee Withholding Allowance Certificate, will wait until 2020 for an updated form to be...

Help with Payroll

One of the most important tasks an employer performs is paying employees correctly. Employers can choose from several methods to ensure that employees have correct paychecks, each and every...

IRS Issues 2016 Employer’s Tax Guide

Just in time for the New Year, the IRS issued the 2016 version of the Employer’s Tax Guide (Circular E). The social security tax rate remains...

‘Tis the Season for Taxable Gift Giving

With the holiday season right around the corner, many employers begin looking at special ways to reward their employees for a job well done. These...

How Should I Handle the Extra Payday in 2015?

A calendar anomaly will create an extra payday for some companies in 2015. Many companies’ first payday of 2016 will fall on Friday, January 1,...