Category Archives: Business

Form I-9 and Your Employees

FORM I-9 AND YOUR EMPLOYEES The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) took effect in 1986 to prevent the employment of illegal aliens in the United States. IRCA requires employers to hire and retain only individuals authorized to work in the United States, and imposes strict penalties on those that knowingly employ illegal aliens. To…
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FBI Urges Consumers to Reset Their Routers to Prevent Malware Attack

FBI URGES CONSUMERS TO RESET THEIR ROUTERS TO PREVENT A MALWARE ATTACK Recently, researchers at Talos—a cyber intelligence unit of Cisco—warned consumers of malware (malicious software) that specifically targets networking devices. The malware, which is known as VPNFilter, impacts an estimated 500,000 routers worldwide, particularly targeting devices from the following manufacturers: Linksys MikroTik Netgear QNAP…
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Covered Establishments in All States Must Now Submit OSHA Electronic Reports

COVERED ESTABLISHMENTS IN ALL STATES MUST NOW SUBMIT OSHA ELECTRONIC REPORTS OVERVIEW On April 30, 2018, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it will require all establishments affected by the electronic reporting rule to submit their 2017 data to OSHA by July 1, 2018. This announcement clarifies the requirement for establishments in states…
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Complying With The GDPR

COMPLYING WITH THE GDPR Most businesses view their customers’ personal data as a digital commodity that can help with marketing, customer retention, analytics and more. However, the European Union’s (EU) upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on May 25, 2018, and will require businesses to give EU citizens much more control over…
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IRS Issues New Tools for 2018 Tax Withholding

IRS Issues New Tools for 2018 Tax Withholding HIGHLIGHTS The IRS has issued three new tools for 2018 tax withholding. The updates reflect changes made by a tax reform law enacted in 2017. Employers must use the new tables but do not have to use the new Form W-4 for 2018. An updated calculator allows…
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