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American Payroll Association (APA) Basic Guide to Payroll, 2013 Edition

American Payroll Association (APA) Basic Guide to Payroll, 2013 Edition
It's more important than ever to be in compliance with payroll laws and regulations! How do you stay in compliance and avoid penalties? The APA Basic Guide to Payroll is written to make understanding the laws and regulations as easy as possible. And this single-volume guide is filled with tools to help you apply the law and make proper calculations – with ease!

CCH® PAYROLL — 03/09/10

House passes jobs bill

The House passed the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act, H.R. 2847 on March 4, 2010. The House-passed version amends the Senate-passed bill (see the CCH PAYROLL MANAGEMENT GUIDE Report Letter 2136, dated March 2, 2010) to ensure that small businesses can take advantage of the payroll tax exemption.

Payroll tax forgiveness

A payroll tax exemption would provide employers with incentives to hire and retain new employees. The bill would provide businesses with an exemption from social security payroll taxes for every worker hired in 2010 who has been unemployed for at least 60 days. The maximum value of this incentive is $6,621, which equals to 6.2% of wages paid in 2010 up to the FICA wage cap of $106,800.

Payroll tax credit

Provides an additional $1,000 income tax credit for every new employee retained for 52 weeks.

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