Employee Tax Deferral

The President issued an executive memorandum regarding a payroll tax delay. The memorandum directs the Secretary of the Treasury to implement a delay of certain employees’ obligations to pay Social Security taxes. The payroll tax provision requires guidance to be issued by the Department of Treasury.

PPP Flexibility Act and HR Best Practices

PPP Flexibility Act and HR Best Practices as Employees Return to Work An ESC/TSA Zoom seminar Thursday, June 18, | 10 – 11:30 a.m. EST Overview Please join Tronconi Segarra & Associates and Employer Services Corporation as we share updates and information related to relief programs and employees in the workplace. Our panel of experts … Continued

OSHA Increasing In-Person Inspections

Your Safety Plan OSHA has announced they are increasing the number of in-person inspections in all types of workplaces due to COVID-19, and they have made it known that they expect businesses to have an exposure/infectious disease control plan. You can begin to develop your business plan by completing the state’s safety plan template. Components … Continued

Bringing Your Employees Back

Creating a Plan to Re-Open and Bring Your Employees Back An ESC  Zoom seminar Thursday, April 30,  2020 | 10 – 11 a.m. EST Overview Join our EVP and Chief People Officer, Liz Warren, for a detailed discussion on the steps to re-open your business: Establishing a timeline for your re-opening and return to work … Continued

Paycheck Protection Program and PEO’s

The SBA has acknowledged that businesses who partner with a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), such as ESC, do not file the standard 941 and 940 payroll tax filings reports under their own employer registration numbers (EIN).  The Treasury Department posted the following guidance on in their PPP Frequently Asked Questions publication.

Coronavirus Update: Cares Act PPP, NYS Unemployment, Sick & Medical Leave

COVID-19 Alert CARES Act PPP, NYS Unemployment, Sick & Medical Leave Expansion Programs in response to the COVID-19 situation continue to be enacted and guidance continues to evolve. Please click on the following links for: Information from the US Chamber of Commerce summarizing the assistance available to businesses under the Payroll Protection Program of the … Continued

Coronavirus Update: State and Federal Leave Plans

State and Federal Leave Plans Affected by COVID-19 At this point in time, not all of the criteria has been completely spelled out regarding Federal and State leave plans.  This is an overview of the Federal and State leave plans. Within the document, you will find a Summary of H.R. 6201, COVID-19 Federal Relief Legislation, … Continued

Coronavirus Update: In-Person Work Environment Restrictions

Effective March 21, 2020, at 8 p.m. and until further notice, all barbershops, hair salons, tattoo or piercing parlors, and related personal care services will be closed to members of the public. This includes nail technicians, cosmetologists and estheticians, and the provision of electrolysis, and laser hair removal services.