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Our Mobile App Provides On-the-Go Access to Your Most Vital HCM Tools

With the ever-increasing number of remote workers and people using smartphones and tablets, it’s more important than ever for businesses to prioritize mobile-friendly technologies. That's why at Payroll Data we offer HCMToGo, a free-to-download mobile app. HCMToGo empowers Orbit Solutions users..

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Your EEO-1 Questions Answered

Under normal circumstances, employers would’ve been required to file their EEO-1 reports by March 31, 2020. But so far, 2020 has proven to be anything but normal. Since the pandemic has upended day-to-day operations for many employers, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will not..

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CARES Act: Employers To Stop Student-Loan Garnishments

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act offers individuals temporary, short-term relief from their student debt obligations. That’s welcome news for any employees currently in the process of repaying their loans from school. 

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FAQs About the New Orbit Solutions User Experience

To better meet the changing needs of our clients, partners and their workforce, we regularly roll out updates to Orbit Solutions, our human capital management (HCM) platform. This is nothing out of the ordinary for us, as we’re always working to be the best and brightest in the industry. But, this..

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There's No Offseason: The Next Open Enrollment Period Starts Today

Everyone knows what TGIF stands for, but for those administering benefits, a more fitting acronym might be TGOEE (as in “Thank Goodness Open Enrollment Ended”). 

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The Latest W-2 Scam: Did Your Organization Avoid Falling Prey?

If you work directly with W-2 data or oversee those who do, you face the ever-present threat of scammers trying to get their hands on valuable employee information. In a typical year, the prevalence of these scams increases toward the end of January as forms get distributed. 

Since no employer..

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2020 Minimum Wage Updates: What You Need to Know

On the first of the year, a minimum wage increase went into effect in 21 states. And later in the year, four more states and Washington, D.C. will raise their minimum wage requirements. Given the onslaught of changes, it’s no wonder many business owners are double and triple checking that..

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How Long Do You Need to Keep Employee Records?

With the new year in full swing, now’s an ideal time to get organized. If you’re an employer or HR manager, that can mean digging through a lot of employee paperwork and digital files. As you’re doing that, you may wonder “how long am I required to keep these?” Of course, complying with..

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The Final 2020 W-4 is Here

Editor's note: Updated on 12.30.19 with the most up-to-date information.

Since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed in December 2017, there’s been a whirlwind of W-4 changes aimed at both accommodating the new tax code and helping taxpayers improve the accuracy of their withholding. The 2020..

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Answers to the Top 10 Open Enrollment Questions

With open enrollment around the corner for many, now’s the ideal time to prepare for employee questions that may arise. As an employer or HR professional, you’re likely well-versed in plan options, but to many employees, insurance benefits seem like a foreign language. And open enrollment rules..

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