While we’ve all heard over and over that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will be repealed (and probably replaced) with our new administration, today the ACA is still in effect. While we can speculate (and hope for) certain changes to the ACA, no one really knows what those changes may be so, at this time, we must continue to operate according to the regulations as they are today. Below is a reminder of some of the more important aspects of the ACA as they relate to small employers – those … [Read more...] about Affordable Care Act: Awareness is Key for Employers
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has recently announced that the newest version of the Form I-9 is now available and ready for use. Employers are required to complete and retain a Form I-9 for every employee hired during or after 1986 who are continuing in their employment and have a reasonable expectation of employment at all times. The Form I-9 is used for employment eligibility verification by confirming the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for … [Read more...] about New Compliance Form I-9 – Prevent Penalties!