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Combating Rising Benefits Costs During Periods of High Inflation

The U.S. inflation rate has increased by 8.3% over the last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This has led to significant price increases across various consumer goods as well as employee benefits such as health insurance. … Continue reading

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How to Make Enticing Learning and Development Programs

Workplaces are currently facing a variety of challenges. One of the most pressing concerns is employee voluntary resignation; many entry-level, retail and hospitality workers are quitting in record numbers. However, this problem is affecting virtually every industry. Certain employers are … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Vaccine Surcharges, Mandates and Incentives: What Employers Should Know

COVID-19 vaccinations are a highly contentious topic in America. Many U.S. adults still haven’t gotten the shot despite the Food and Drug Administration’s recent (FDA) full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. This reluctance is seen as a problem by health … Continue reading

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Why Starting Open Enrollment Early In 2021 Is More Important Than Ever

The COVID-19 pandemic shook the job market in ways never before seen. For one, it created so much uncertainty that employees who would’ve typically searched for a new job last year decided to stay put. For another, the pandemic prompted … Continue reading

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STORM PREP SAFETY AND CHECKLIST

The official start of Hurricane Season is June 1. And we all know Mother Nature can really pack a punch. Stay safe and prepare with these tips and guides. Be ready for whatever weather comes your way Basic Disaster Supplies List … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

We are happy to share a well put together video that displays such bravery and pride. We do not own the rights to this video. It is being shared from @military.videoz account on the user application TIKTOK. Provided to you … Continue reading

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EEOC Harassment Findings and Recommendations for Employers

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), harassment is a form of employment discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Harassment is … Continue reading

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New Details On The Cares Act

Written by: John D. Martin, CPA J. Martin & Company, PC   On Friday, March 27th, President Trump signed into law the Cares Act.  With this passage and additional analysis on the Families First COVID-19 Response Act, we are beginning … Continue reading

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Congress Repeals UBIT on Non-Profits with Transit Plans

Congress Repeals Unrelated Business Income Tax for Tax-Exempt Entities Offering Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits As part of the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (the “Act”), Congress repealed Section 512(a)(7) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the “Code”). This Code … Continue reading

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2020 Plan Limitations!

401(k)/403(b)/457 Salary Deferrals: For participants under age 50 by 12/31/2020 – $19,500 For participants over age 50 by 12/31/2020 – $26,000 Maximum Annual Defined Contribution Plan Limit: For participants under age 50 by 12/31/2020 – $57,000 For participants over age … Continue reading

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