NEW FORM I-9

On July 17, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued a new Form I-9.  Employers can use the new form, or the form issued as of November 14, 2016, until September 17, 2017, thereafter, the new form must be used.  The new form does not contain significant material changes, although it does revise List C… Continue reading NEW FORM I-9

Business Owner Gets 3 Years in Prison for Failure to Pay Employment Taxes

A business owner in Texas was sentenced to 3 years in prison, along with millions of dollars of restitution to the IRS for the failure to report and collect some, but not all, of his company’s employment taxes.  Accurate reporting and collection is crucial for compliance with employment tax law.  Not only substantial penalties and fees… Continue reading Business Owner Gets 3 Years in Prison for Failure to Pay Employment Taxes

Oregon Passes “Predictive Scheduling” Law

Senate Bill 828, also called the “Fair Work Week Act”, passed the Oregon legislature last week and is expected to be signed by Governor Brown.  The law sets new scheduling standards for employers in the retail, hospitality, and food services industries that employ 500 or more employees worldwide. Under the law, which will go into… Continue reading Oregon Passes “Predictive Scheduling” Law