Bulletins

401(k) contribution limit increases to $19,000 for 2019

The IRS announced on November 1, 2018, the employee 401(k) contribution limit for 2019 will top off at $19,000 - a $500 increase from 2018. The agency also announced the “all sources” maximum contribution (employer and employee combined) will increase from $55,000 to $56,000. For participants...

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EEO-1 Report deadline is March 31

The EEO-1 Report is required to be filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) each year for employers with 100 or more employees. The report requires employers to provide employment data by race/ethnicity, gender and job categories. Traditionally the annual reporting...

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New year means new minimum wage in Missouri

 

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IRS extends distribution deadline for ACA returns to March 4

Employers will have until March 4, 2019, to distribute Forms 1095 to employees. The original January 31 deadline has been extended for the third, consecutive year.

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IRS sets HSA, FSA and 401(k) Limits

HSA, FSA and 401(k) limits increased for individuals and families

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IRS releases 2018 ACA reporting forms

The IRS released the final versions of the 2018 Forms 1094 and 1095 needed to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting requirement.

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New overtime rule expected in March 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced it plans to propose a new overtime rule in March 2019. The rule aims to update the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations that set salary requirements for determining when an employee must be paid...

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Social Security payroll tax hike to impact high earners next year

More than 60 million individuals receive benefits from Social Security, but where  does the money to fund the program come from? Namely, payroll taxes. The way it works is pretty simple. Employees have 6.2% of their paychecks withheld to cover their Social Security tax obligations. Employers pay...

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U.S. Department of Labor releases new FMLA forms

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released updated versions of its model Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) certification and notice  forms. The new expiration date is  August 31, 2021.

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Creditable Coverage notice is an annual CMS requirement

Deadline for distribution is October 15; second disclosure deadline linked to plan year

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