California – No More FUTA Tax Credit Reductions

California – No More FUTA Tax Credit Reductions

After years of recovery from the Great Recession and increasing FUTA taxes due from employers in California, the golden state has finally met the key condition needed to avoid FUTA credit reductions: no outstanding Title XII loans on November 10th 2018. The USDOL has published the official notice and credit reduction information, which may be

Steve Bell – Vice President of the Association of Unemployment Tax Organizations

Steve Bell – Vice President of the Association of Unemployment Tax Organizations

Steve Bell, Partner at Employers Edge, has been elevated to the position of Vice President for the Association of Unemployment Tax Organizations (AUTO). This organization is made up of individuals who provide unemployment compensation management services to employers throughout the United States. These individuals develop and implement standards that serve U.S. employers and employees by

Paylocity Elevate 2018

Paylocity Elevate 2018

The tenth annual Paylocity Client Conference took place from October 3rd to 5th in Chicago, and Employers Edge was pleased to be a part of it. The conference has been newly branded as Elevate, and offers many benefits to Paylocity clients. Elevate offers opportunities to explore industry trends, share your feedback with Paylocity product owners,

U.S. Unemployment Rate at Lowest Point Since December 1969

U.S. Unemployment Rate at Lowest Point Since December 1969

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its monthly Employment Situation Summary showing that the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 3.7% in September, the lowest it has been since December 1969. The unemployment rate has fallen steadily since 2009 when it peaked at 10%. 134,000 jobs were created in September, in professional and business services, health

Employers Edge Expands UI Tax Department

Employers Edge Expands UI Tax Department

Employers Edge is pleased to announce that Norma Kelley has joined our team as the Director of Enhanced Tax Services. Norma has over thirty years of experience handling complex unemployment tax matters involving mergers and acquisitions as well as independent contractor issues. Norma’s focus will be on enhancing the current tax services provided by Employers

Unemployment Fiscal Data Research Report

Unemployment Fiscal Data Research Report

Strategic Services on Unemployment & Workers’ Compensation, or UWC, now has an Unemployment Fiscal data Research Report for 2008 to 2017 available. This report provides state and national tax benefit amounts, and contains insightful data into how different states compare in terms of unemployment tax rates and benefit costs. Some of the data covered includes

2018 NAPEO Conference

2018 NAPEO Conference

The 2018 National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO) annual conference in Phoenix Arizona was a huge success, and we are thankful for our clients and attendees that stopped by our booth. A Professional Employers Organization (PEO) provides extensive human resource solutions for small and mid-size businesses. Businesses that work with a PEO grow an estimated

Independent Contractors vs Employees in a “Gig Economy”

Independent Contractors vs Employees in a “Gig Economy”

The emergence of companies like Uber and Doordash has blurred the lines between employee and independent contractor. These companies have contributed to what is referred to as the “gig economy” because of the nature of the work. Individuals working for these companies can choose when and how often they work using an app to log

Pam Drake Honored by ASHHRA

Pam Drake Honored by ASHHRA

We are honored to announce that Employers Edge’s own Pamela Drake has been selected for the 2018 Outstanding Chapter Achievement Award from the American Society for Healthcare Human Resource Administration (ASHHRA). The purpose of the Outstanding Chapter Achievement Award is to recognize an HR professional from each affiliated chapter whose significant contributions advance the health