Equifax Workforce Insights

7 Top HR Unemployment Challenges

Changing Regulations and other HR Unemployment Challenges As a busy HR professional, you’ve been dealing with many unique challenges your whole career. Handling your company’s unemployment claims process is not without its hurdles. However, you aren’t alone! Here are 7 of the Top HR Unemployment Management Challenges facing your peers. Click HERE to download the [Read More…]

Introducing our Advanced WOTC Forecast Tool!

Exclusive to Equifax, the WOTC Forecast Tool Maximize’s Tax Credit Potential The best WOTC solution out there just got better; introducing WOTC Forecast from Equifax Workforce Solutions!  Our exclusive technology allows organizations to easily run intelligent on-demand forecasts for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC).  This tool quickly gives employers a better lens into viewing the future of their [Read More…]

Unlock the Power Behind your Unique Impact Rate

What does your Win Rate and Impact Rate Reveal?  Many Unemployment Cost Management (UCM) providers push Win Rate as the defining metric regarding the health of your program.  However, if you’re only looking at the cases you opted to pursue, is that really telling the whole story?  We didn’t think so, which is why we [Read More…]

February 2018 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Case Analysis: When a Claimant Quits Without Good Cause Background The claimant resigned after being informed her job would end at a future date. She was disqualified from benefits upon a finding that she quit without good cause. The claimant appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At The Hearing The [Read More…]

Is your state the highest for unemployment overpayments?

14 States are Above a 14% Improper Payment Rate Unemployment overpayments remain a problem, despite UI Integrity.  How much of a problem? Try $3.77 Billion or 12.06% of all unemployment claims.1  At the individual level, this means a $3,000 impact to employers for a single improper unemployment claim, and that’s on the low end.  Click [Read More…]

Avoid These 4 Mistakes if You Receive IRS Letter 226J

If your organization received IRS Letter 226J, it likely means the IRS has determined that your organization did not comply with the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer mandate for the 2015 tax year. Given the complexity of the law coupled with the finite amount of time for employers to respond, managing a response to IRS [Read More…]

Webinar: Better I-9 Compliance – How to Audit I-9s the Right Way

Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Time: 12:00 PM ET Fee: Free Duration: 1 hour Register now Prepare Your Organization Are you ready? Worksite enforcement activities are ramping up, and civil penalties for non-compliance with the Form I-9 requirements are at an all-time high. Make sure your organization is prepared. Don’t miss this webinar on Tuesday, [Read More…]

Universal E-Verify Mandate Included in President’s Proposed Budget

Employers should take note of the President’s recently released proposed fiscal year 2019 budget as it points to increased attention on I-9 compliance issues. The proposed budget allocates funding for a Universal E-Verify system and highlights a proposed increase of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) worksite enforcement among other immigration reform measures. Fiscal Year 2019 [Read More…]

E-Book for Employers: Tax-Related Identity Theft Prevention Guide

As we live in an increasingly connected world, protecting personal information can become a tough task, even for the most tech-savvy people.  Identity thieves are actively looking for consumer’s personal and financial data, and they know a myriad of ways and loopholes to capture it. Fraudsters are becoming more advanced and going further than sending [Read More…]

IRS Letter 226J – The Letter No Employer Wants to Receive.

IRS Letter 226J marked the beginning of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) enforcement of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer mandate. It’s the letter no employer wants to receive and many employers are shocked when they do. Unless an employer responds to the IRS by the response date noted on the letter with an explanation [Read More…]