Non-compliance with wage and labor laws in household employment has grabbed a number of headlines across the country recently and cost families hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines, penalties, and payment of back wages. We take a look at three cases and what families with household help can learn to avoid similar legal troubles.
To help taxpayers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the IRS is providing penalty relief to most people who filed 2019 or 2020 returns late including those who have already paid their penalties. Nearly 1.6 million taxpayers will automatically receive more than $1.2 billion in refunds or credits. Many of these payments will be completed by the end of September.
On the success of its Wage Theft Task Force, New York has launched a new hotline and announced plans to develop a state-of-the-art online wage theft reporting system to create more opportunities for workers to report wage theft and receive what they are owed.
Here are some effective steps for you and your employee to help prevent hackers, scammers, and other cybercriminals from compromising your computers and mobile devices, stealing information, and harming your family or worker.
Due to the pandemic, the IRS has extended the time individuals have to file their tax returns. Tax day has been moved to May 17, 2021. Here’s what you need to know.
Scammers are using the pandemic to commit unprecedented levels of unemployment fraud. Here’s what to do if you or your employee is a victim.