Are You Depositing Your Company’s 401(k) Contributions on Time?

Although the Department of Labor (DOL) regulations became final on January 14, 2010, the late deposit of employee salary deferral contributions and loan repayments continue to be the number one compliance issue the IRS finds when auditing a plan, and a focus of the DOL. The regulation stipulates a Safe Harbor for the deposit of [...]

Common Questions About Self-Insurance in Ohio

A Self-Insurance Guide for Ohio Employers The Ohio Revised Code requires that all employers with one or more employees have an active and current Workers’ Compensation Insurance Policy in place, typically through the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC). BWC grants select employees the right to become self-insuring employers, meaning that the employer administers their [...]

Critical Steps to Ensuring HR Compliance

HR compliance is a vital component of keeping your business on track to success. Knowing which steps to take can be the difference between a happy and productive workforce and lawsuits that quickly damage your business prospects. Here are a few of the most critical steps you need to take to ensure HR compliance in [...]

Human Resources Compliance Checklist

Let your PEO help keep you HR compliant Maintaining human resources compliance can be a difficult task, often fraught with unseen pitfalls and potential litigation. Understanding the regulations and laws that govern HR in your state can be challenging for many small and mid-size business owners. Though not exhaustive, this checklist can help give you [...]

International Roadcheck 2018

Focusing on hours-of-service compliance. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Appliance (CVSA) will conduct the International Roadcheck from June 5-7, 2018. Commercial motor vehicle inspectors will conduct thorough inspections of commercial motor vehicles and drivers in jurisdictions across North America over the 72-hour period. The focus of International Roadcheck 2018 will be on hours-of-service compliance. What is [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:31:44+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Blog, Industry Insights, Policy and Regulation|0 Comments

OSHA Violations and Fines

Focusing on safety and injury prevention can save you money The potential for violations and fines from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a complicated prospect for any business owner. From federal and state government standards, rules and interpretations to worker training and investment in protective equipment, staying compliant and avoiding fines can [...]

By | 2018-05-24T14:18:48+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Blog, Industry Insights, Policy and Regulation|0 Comments

Are you taking full advantage of the BWC programs available to your business?

The Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) offers programs under Destination: Excellence, designed to protect your workforce while earning rebates on workers’ compensation premiums. Take a look at the different options Destination: Excellence  has to offer. Drug Free Safety Program Dependent upon the level of participation, employers can earn a 4% or 7% rebate on workers’ [...]

By | 2018-05-17T16:25:39+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Blog, Industry Insights, Policy and Regulation|0 Comments

OSHA Questions and Answers

Keeping your employees safe is OSHA’s business. With more than 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2016, the work of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration remains as important as ever for American workers. Learn more about the agency tasked with keeping your employees safe. What is OSHA? The federal agency known as [...]

By | 2018-05-17T17:05:51+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Blog, Industry Insights, Policy and Regulation|0 Comments

Health Savings Account Legislative Update

IRS announces changes to the Family HSA contribution limit. Details of the update In a reversal of a previous decision, the IRS announced on April 26, 2018 that, for tax year 2018, taxpayers with family high deductible health plan (HDHP) coverage may treat $6,900 as the annual contribution limit to their health savings accounts (HSAs). [...]

By | 2018-05-03T16:44:33+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Blog, Industry Insights, Policy and Regulation|0 Comments

The BWC is Delivering Their Largest Rebate in 20 Years

Have you heard the most recent announcement from the BWC? The bureau is again able to give refunds, but this time it is 1.5 billion! Because the BWC practices prudent fiscal management, has a strong investment income, and has falling claim numbers, they are poised to deliver the largest rebate in 20 years. With this new [...]

By | 2018-04-24T17:05:05+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Industry Insights, Policy and Regulation|0 Comments