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Archive for August, 2013

Classifying Staff Correctly for Payroll Purposes…millions of U.S. workers continue to be misclassified by employers

Many employers (a large percentage of them being churches and religious nonprofits) continue to misclassify millions of workers as independent contractors instead of employees, thereby avoiding the payment of employment taxes. This according to a Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) report published in June of 2013. The audit, which formed the basis for […]

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Posted in: Employment Law, News

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IRS Promises to Fix Problems Associated with Their Review of Nonprofit Applications for Exemption

The IRS Principal Deputy Commissioner, Danny Werfel, recently issued a report outlining new actions and steps to fix problems uncovered with the IRS’ review of tax-exempt applications. The three-part report covers a wide range of areas examined over the past 30 days. The report cites actions to hold management accountable and identifies immediate steps to […]

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Employer Healthcare Mandate Delayed

The Obama administration has announced that implementation of the employer healthcare mandate under the Affordable Care Act will be delayed one year. Due to begin January 1, 2014 the new implementation date will now be January 1, 2015. Similarly extensions were also granted for information-reporting requirements due to go into effect. The most significant impact […]

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Posted in: Healthcare Reform, News

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Obama Care and the Contraceptives Mandate to Religious Organizations

Final regulations were recently issued by Washington on how the contraceptives mandate under Obama Care applies to religious organizations. The following summary was developed by the Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance (IRFA) to assist organizations to better understand the potential impact on their organization: Application: • Only churches remain completely exempt; • Nonprofit, faith-based service organizations […]

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Posted in: Healthcare Reform, News

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