Payroll Taxes and California EDD Audits – Part 3 – Forms to Fill This next installment of our Payroll Tax Blog will discuss the forms an employer must file in California to comply with federal (IRS) and state (EDD) payroll tax obligations. While California EDD Audits are a common challenge faced by businesses, a lack
An Employer’s Guide to California Payroll Taxes – You are the Boss and We Help Bosses
California Payroll Taxes Part 1 – Are you a Boss? This first installment on our blog series regarding federal and state (EDD) payroll taxes for California employers focuses on whether a business owner is a boss or not. In other words, are the people the business owner contracts with employees for federal employment tax and
Employment Development Department Audits: EDD Audit Penalties
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Are Unemployment Benefits Taxed?
Unemployment Benefits During Coronavirus Americans have been filing for unemployment benefits in record numbers. As of April 2020, roughly 14.7% of all Americans have applied for benefits. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Securities (CARES) Act created additional unemployment benefits and America’s unemployed should be aware of these changes as well as any potential tax
The CARES Act – Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security
On March 27th, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) was put into effect, which will provide taxpayers and businesses significant tax and non-tax relief during these unprecedented times. Individuals and businesses should remain informed about the tax and non-tax implications of the legislation and The CARES Act. WHAT INDIVIDUALS CAN EXPECTIf
Does the CARES Act Create a New Standard of Who is an Employee?
Does the CARES Act Create a New Standard of Who is an Employee? Congress recently based CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) in an effort to ameliorate the effects COVID-19 has had on the economy. Millions of workers have found themselves “out of a job” in recent weeks because of the Coronavirus. Many