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SEC proposes rules regarding cybersecurity-related disclosures

SEC proposes rules regarding cybersecurity-related disclosures

On March 9, the SEC released proposed rule amendments regarding various required cybersecurity-related disclosures.
U.S. gender pay gap narrows

U.S. gender pay gap narrows

Do men continue to make more than women? Overall, it would appear so, but we see some encouraging trends below the surface.
Inflation and the middle market

Inflation and the middle market

The economic growth and emboldened labor market of the past year require a different policy response than the previous two business cycles.
Markets pause as new Covid variant fed tapering overshadow stimulus

Markets pause as new Covid variant fed tapering overshadow stimulus

The emergence of the omicron variant and more comments by the Federal Reserve led to heightened market volatility late in the month.
Important upcoming deadline for deferred payroll tax

Important upcoming deadline for deferred payroll tax

The first payment deadline for deferred payroll taxes is quickly approaching and employers should be prepared to make payments.
Looking ahead to 2022

Looking ahead to 2022

Nearly two years into the pandemic, there are signs that the worst of a once-in-a-century shock to the global economy is beginning to fade.
IRS releases guidance on Q4 removal of employee retention credit

IRS releases guidance on Q4 removal of employee retention credit

Employers need to react quickly to the new guidance to pay in amounts as if they were incurred on Dec. 31, 2021.
IRS releases guidance on timing of tax-exempt income for PPP loans

IRS releases guidance on timing of tax-exempt income for PPP loans

IRS releases Rev. Procs. 2021-48, 2021-49 and 2021-50 to address the treatment of tax-exempt income for PPP loans.
House passes infrastructure legislation; sends bill to President Biden

House passes infrastructure legislation; sends bill to President Biden

Bipartisan infrastructure bill passes House with bipartisan vote. President Biden expected to sign by end of next week.
IRS releases 2022 retirement plan limitations

IRS releases 2022 retirement plan limitations

The IRS has released its annual cost-of-living adjustments for retirement plan limits, effective Jan. 1, 2022.
Employer compensation considerations for remote workers

Employer compensation considerations for remote workers

Employers must set compensation policies for remote workers taking into account federal and state tax laws and state legal requirements.
The American labor market, business and the post-pandemic economy

The American labor market, business and the post-pandemic economy

Widespread labor shortages are hampering companies’ ability to capitalize on an expanding economy as the country recovers from a pandemic.
Approaching deadline for COVID-19-related cafeteria plan amendments

Approaching deadline for COVID-19-related cafeteria plan amendments

By Dec. 31, 2021, any employer that made COVID-19-related changes to the operation of its cafeteria plan must adopt formal amendments.
IRS updates Frequently Asked Questions policy

IRS updates Frequently Asked Questions policy

IRS changes FAQ policy regarding new tax legislation and offers reliance on FAQs as reasonable cause defense to accuracy-related penalties.
What’s going on with energy prices?

What’s going on with energy prices?

As economies continue to emerge from COVID-19-induced lockdowns, demand has rebounded more than expected, helping fuel the recent rally.