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Small employers now allowed to reimburse individual health insurance premiums
Effective January 1, 2017, small employers will be allowed to reimburse employees for individual health insurance premiums without the threat of a $100 per day penalty under the Affordable Care Act thanks to the 21st Century
OSHA Begins Enforcing Post-Accident Drug-Testing and Safety Incentive Rules
Just yesterday, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began enforcement of its new post-accident drug testing and safety incentive rules. The rules, which have caused some controversy since originally communicated on May 11, 2016, had
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a new I-9 form on November 14, 2016, that may be used immediately, although the previous version remains valid until January 21, 2017. The fillable PDF format of the
HK Family of Companies closed for Thanksgiving weekend
The HK Family of Companies, including HK, HKP and HKFS, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
In case of an emergency, the HKP after-hours contact number is 563-599-2357.
**Update: On January 3, 2017, the federal government's motion to halt a lawsuit from 21 states and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that challenged new overtime regulations, was denied by a district court in Texas. The
The IRS has announced changes for tax year 2017 to dollar limits on benefits and contributions under qualified retirement plans. Generally, the eligible income ranges to make deductible contributions have increased for traditional and Roth IRA
Stewart speaks at event focused on challenges facing small business
HKP’s director of human resource consulting, Lori Stewart, was a featured panelist at the Job Creator’s Network (JCN) Bring Small Business Back (BSBB) event held October 4 at Giese Manufacturing in Dubuque. Stewart joined local business
HKP partnering with NICC to offer fall Leadership Academy
HKP is partnering with Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) to offer a Leadership Academy fall session, September through November, 2016. The Leadership Academy is a three-tiered program aimed to develop and optimize one’s leadership potential. Participants
IRS and DOL extend transition relief for WOTC through September 29, 2016
On June 17, 2016, the IRS released Notice 2016-40 and the Department of Labor (DOL) released Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) 25-15, further extending Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) transitional relief and detailing procedures for