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Monthly Archives / April 2014

  • Apr 16 / 2014
What's New

California, Paid Family Leave, expanded

Effective 7-1-14, the paid family leave (PFL) program is expanded to include time off to care for a seriously ill grandparent, sibling, or parent-in-law. Currently, the PFL program provides up to six weeks of wage replacement benefits to employees who take time off from work to care for a seriously ill child, spouse, parent, domestic partner, or for the birth, adoption, or foster care placement of a child. [S.B.770, L. 2013]. –APA Payroll Currently, April 2014 Issue

  • Apr 16 / 2014
What's New

USCIS Creates Form I-90 Employee Information Sheet

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has developed a Form I-9 Employee Information Sheet that employers can offer to new employees as an easy reference for their questions on Form I- 9. It was created in direct response to employees’ feedback.  The new one page Form I-9 Employee Information Sheet responds to common questions and prepares new employees to fill-in Section One of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. It is available in English [www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/USCIS/Verification/I-9%20Central/Form_I- 9_Employee_Information_Sheet.pdf] and Spanish [www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/USCIS/Verification/I-9%20Central/Form_I-9_Employee_Info_Sheet- Spanish.pdf]. –APA Currently, April 2014 Issue.

  • Apr 16 / 2014
What's New

Supreme Court Says Severance Payments Are FICA Taxable Wages

On March 25, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that severance payments are taxable wages under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act. Read a comment on the decision by APA’s tax counsel. U.S. v. Quality Stores, Inc. APA, Payroll Currently, April 2014 Issue. 

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