Equifax Workforce Insights

A Glimpse into the Fate of the ACA for Employers

A Glimpse into the Fate of the ACA for Employers In all the talk about President Donald Trump’s plans to change the Affordable Care Act, employers may be feeling uncertain on how this ever-evolving legislation impacts their current ACA compliance strategy.  Many experts believe that changes to the provisions of the ACA could take several years, meaning [Read More…]

ETS Tax Intelligence: Preparing for a Successful M&A Transaction

Situation When contemplating a merger, acquisition, reorganization, or divestiture (“M&A”) transaction, a structured, cohesive plan can assist employers in achieving desired outcomes.  Such planning must begin with the first phase of the M&A process, Due Diligence, and carry through to Planning/Design, Implementation/Compliance, and Post-Implementation.  Over the next few months, Tax Intelligence will focus on each [Read More…]

February 2017 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for repeated violations of company policy. She was allowed benefits upon a finding that she was discharged, but not for misconduct connected with the work.  The employer appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Employer’s Evidence:  The employer testified that the claimant, [Read More…]

Bulletin: TCI – US Department of Labor Issues Updated Guidance on WOTC

Department of Labor Issues Updated Guidance on WOTC Situation In January, the United States Department of Labor released an update to Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) No. 25-15, with revised guidance on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC). The main change was extending the grace period for using the previous versions of the Employment [Read More…]

Prepare for Notifications with our ACA Subsidy Toolkit for Employers

While many HR and benefits professionals have been heads down and busy working on getting important tax forms out the door, a record-breaking open enrollment season has just ended on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplaces. So, why is this important? Employers will need to be prepared to receive ACA subsidy notices, likely in larger volumes [Read More…]

The Evolution of HR Systems: Improve Processes, Make Work Easier

A recent article from SHRM discusses the evolution of HR systems of record over the last decade. Author Josh Bersin says, The future of HR software is now very clear. We need to build and buy systems that make work easier; make life better; and help us learn, give feedback, collaborate and get aligned. These [Read More…]

Webinar: the wage audit challenge

I recently co-presented at a webinar with the Kansas Department of Labor and Wal-Mart, where we discussed the challenge of wage audit compliance and recent work to help improve the process for everyone involved. One thing that jumped out at me during the webinar was how much our attendees felt the pain adminstratively. Responding to a [Read More…]

2016 Resource Round-Up: Insights at Your Fingertips

Equifax shares a number of resources created to help you grow and protect your business 2016 was an exciting and eventful year across the financial services industry. As we prepare for the year ahead, we wanted to provide a look-back at the many resources created to support your business in the past year. In the [Read More…]

Equifax and Fiserv Join to Provide Income and Employment Verification Services to Auto Lenders

Equifax announced today that Fiserv, a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, has built an interface between The Work Number®, provided by Equifax Workforce Solutions, a business unit of Equifax, and Automotive Loan Origination System from Fiserv. Together, the solutions provide faster and more robust income and employment verifications to their customers.  Refreshed [Read More…]

Income and Verifications Solution, The Work Number®, Expands Reach with Integration into Digital Matrix Systems, Inc. Platform

Equifax announced today that Digital Matrix Systems (DMS), a leading risk management solution provider, has established connectivity to The Work Number® to provide income and employment verifications to DMS clients. Equifax Workforce Solutions, a business unit of Equifax, provides The Work Number®. Refreshed each pay period, The Work Number® is the largest database of income [Read More…]