A Dispersed Workforce Brings Remote I-9 Challenges – Here Are Some Best Practices

A Growing Dispersed Workforce Brings Expanding Risk More and more companies are developing a dispersed workforce, creating additional onboarding risks as it relates to Form I-9. Requirements state that all employees be in front of a Section 2 completer, because the employer must physically inspect the documents and complete the attestation under penalty of perjury within three business [Read More…]

Administration’s 2015 Budget Proposal includes Permanency of WOTC and IEC; Expansion of Credit for Hiring Veterans

On March 4th, the White House released their 2015 budget proposal. Notable provisions  include permanency and expansion of targeted hiring tax credits to encourage employers to hire individuals traditionally facing barriers to employment.  Those provisions include: Permanent extension of Work Opportunity Tax Credit (“WOTC”) for those starting work after 12/31/13. An expansion of the definition [Read More…]

WOTC Renewed – Now Attention Turns to Hurricane Sandy Hiring Credits

Late Wednesday evening, President Obama signed into law the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, extending the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) through the end of 2013. The WOTC extension is retroactive to the beginning of 2012 to cover the current hiatus that began on January 1, 2012. The measure also includes a retroactive extension of other [Read More…]