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Compliance

May 20, 2016 Read time: 3 minutes

Tania Fiero, PHR, SHRM-CP, Vice President, Human Resources It’s no secret that employment laws and regulations have seen an increase in activity in the last 10 years, most notably with the signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. However employers have not only seen an increase at the federal level, but also at…

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May 14, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

By Katherine Duru “Wage Theft” regulations are proliferating in cities and states across the United States. One important and often overlooked aspect of these laws require employers to provide new hires with written notice of their rights under the laws and the details on how and when they will be paid. Generating these written notices…

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May 14, 2016 Read time: 3 minutes

Peter Limone, CPA, CGMA – President and CFO The short answer is yes, in all 50 states. In addition IES also provides Defense Base Act insurance for government and department of defense contractors working overseas. In reality, providing workers compensation insurance is only the tip of the iceberg, IES provides a workers compensation program which…

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April 28, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

E-Verify is designed to instantly confirm an employee’s social security information to help you avoid hiring unauthorized workers and taking on expensive legal issues. However, the complicated process can end up costing you excess time and money. Give yourself peace of mind by outsourcing this task to an Employer of Record like Innovative Employee Solutions…

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April 25, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Background checks on potential employees are vital for your company’s long-term success. Negligent hiring can put employee safety at risk, result in drug or alcohol violations, and bring costs of high turnover and low productivity. Learn how Innovative Employee Solutions can help minimize these risks and give you peace of mind. Due Diligence As an…

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April 4, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

As owner of a company that utilizes independent contractors, it’s imperative you look closely at their signed agreements and at-work practices to ensure those workers aren’t categorized as your employees under Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rules. Learn how to avoid misclassification penalties and lawsuits by following these simple guidelines. Audit Worker Practices Have an attorney…

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March 10, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Processing payroll is a time-consuming activity that doesn’t generate revenue. You’re better off outsourcing payroll to the experts at Innovative Employee Solutions. The following are just a few of the benefits outsourcing your payroll can offer. Productivity Calculating payroll, determining tax obligations, preparing checks, and providing management reports is complicated work. Summaries on earning statements,…

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February 29, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Why invest all kinds of time and money into checking out an applicant’s background? It’s necessary for company safety and to ensure applicants will be positive additions to your team. But moreover, it’s for your peace of mind. Security Clearances After 9/11, companies have become vigilant about workplace security and safety. Demand for security clearances…

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January 20, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Ensuring accurate information reporting for compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) can be very complex. Learn more about reporting requirements so your company avoids heavy fines and penalties for noncompliance. Section 6055 Who must report and to whom? Section 6055 applies to plan sponsors who issue minimum essential coverage and any…

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January 6, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

In February 2015, the IRS released forms employers subject to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) “shared responsibility” mandate must file to show compliance with ACA requirements. Learn about the complexities of filling out these forms and how Innovative Employee Solutions can help. Form 1095-B must be filed and given to enrollees by employers subject to…

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