Payroll Insights is published periodically throughout the year as developments occur. The Employment Tax practice is interested in your feedback, including any topics you might like to see addressed in future issues.
April 2022: Read the April issue of Payroll Insights for John's "fresh take" on unemployment loan delays, the latest news from the IRS on mailing of notices, Federal Form 941 updates, and state updates from around the country.
March 2022: The March issue features the latest updates from the IRS on early termination of ERC, the IRS tax calendars for 2022, state guidance on 2022 employment tax rates and rules, and more for the new tax year.
December 2021: The December issue features the insights on domestic and global tax compliance, the latest news on IRS's limits to retirement plan contributions, and state updates to 2022 employment tax rates and rules. Read now.
November 2021: Read our November issue for John's "Fresh Take" on year-end payroll reporting and a look ahead to 2022 compliance―plus the latest in federal and state guidance on year-end and rate updates.
2020 Payroll Insights Issues
December 20, 2020: Read this special edition of Paytoll Insights to learn about the latest updates on year-end funding and COVID relief legislation.
November 1, 2020: Read about the updated New York telecommuting rules and register for upcoming year-end payroll webcasts.
October 13, 2020: This issue highlights the 2020 year end checklist, the latest in federal payroll returns, New Jersey's Withholding Update, and more.
September 1, 2020: KPMG report: Initial analysis of Notice 2020-65, guidance on employee payroll tax referral
August 19, 2020: Read the latest issue which includes the latest updates on the presidential memorandum on deferring payroll tax obligations (COVID-19).
June 25, 2020: Read the latest issue with updates on Form 941, Remote and Mobile Worker Relief Act of 2020 and more.
June 11, 2020: This issue provides an update on the U.S. Labor Department ERISA rules, and the latest state and local tax guidance on COVID-19.
May 22, 2020: This issue provides information on the IRS fact sheet on COVID-19-related paid leave, as well as related state updates; an FAQ on employee retention credit, and more.
May 5, 2020: This issue covers KPMG's initial impressions of additional FAQs on the employee retention credit; draft Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return, and updates on state guidance for COVID-19.
April 17, 2020 - This issue provides an IRS FAQ for the CARES Act, as well as state and local employment tax guidance related to COVID-19.
April 14, 2020 - This issue provides updates on IRS Form 941, draft versions of Form 7200, and state and local employment tax guidance in response to COVID-19.
March 31, 2020 - This issue provides updates on the CARES Act and state and local tax guidance related to COVID-19.
March 18, 2020 - This issue provides updates on compensation and benefits concerns and employee hardship assistance related to COVID-19.
January 15, 2020 - This issue provides an update on Form W-4, state withholding certificates, standard mileage rates for 2020, and tax relief for taxpayers affected by Puerto Rico earthquakes.