IRS Announces New Voluntary Worker Classification Settlement Program

Last week the Internal Revenue Service launched a new program that will enable many employers to resolve past worker classification issues. This new program will allow employers the opportunity to get into compliance by making a payment covering past payroll tax obligations. This is part of a larger “Fresh Start” initiative the IRS has implemented […]

Tips From the IRS for Employers Outsourcing Payroll

Outsourcing payroll duties to third-party service providers can streamline business operations, but employers are ultimately responsible for paying federal tax liabilities. Recent prosecutions of individuals and companies who – acting under the guise of a payroll service provider – have stolen funds intended for payment of employment taxes makes it important that employers who outsource […]