US Employer

2011 Employee 2% Payroll Tax Cut Holiday for Social Security and Medicare. Making Work Pay Credit Not Extended

As part of bush-era tax cuts extension legislation (Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010), a number of new tax [...]

Next year’s economy: Good enough may be as good as it gets

WASHINGTON — 2011 should be a happy new year for the U.S. economy, according to forecasts from mainstream economists, although their predictions over the [...]

Deal Struck on Tax Package

Grand Bargain Includes One-Year Drop in Wage Levy, Estate Tax of 35% President Barack Obama reached agreement Monday with Republican leaders in Congress on a [...]

Hiring New Employees? New HIRE Tax Benefits

Two new tax benefits are now available to employers hiring workers who were previously unemployed or only working part-time. These provisions are part of the [...]

Small Businesses and Health Care

Many small businesses and tax-exempt organizations that provide health insurance coverage to their employees now qualify for a special tax credit. Included in [...]

Fewer than half of large companies’ 401(k) plans include automatic enrollment

June 14, 2010 –A growing number of employers have added an automatic enrollment feature to their 401(k) plans in the past few years. AARP commissioned a [...]