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Paychex continuously monitors regulations that could have a significant impact on your clients' payroll, taxes, and retirement plans. It’s just one of the many ways we proactively work to help you and your clients succeed.

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Paychex WORX is your source for the latest developments on tax reform and other issues impacting businesses.

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U.S. DOL Issues Final Regulations on Association Health Plans

U.S. DOL Issues Final Regulations on Association Health Plans

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued final regulations on association health plans (AHPs) to help small companies afford health insurance for their workers. 

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Supreme Court Overturns Quill, Altering Tax Regulations for Online Retailers

Effects of Supreme Court's Wayfair Decision

In a highly anticipated ruling, the Supreme Court determined that states have the authority to make online retailers collect sales taxes regardless of a company's physical presence in the state. The 5-4 decision overturned the 1992 Quill decision, determining it was outdated. Most states are eager for this revenue; although some observers note that it will take time for states and localities to tweak tax rules in response. Many small businesses that maintain an online selling presence might need help managing the array of complex sales tax requirements nationwide. 

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Client HR Compliance Analysis

Client HR Compliance Analysis

Paychex has built this highly actionable tool to provide accountants a tremendous opportunity to become more active in HR services. Ask clients the questions on this worksheet — in an advisory (and billable) setting — to help diagnose potential HR issues they may need to address to stay compliant.

It covers common problem areas such as:

  • Recruitment and retention
  • Managing employees
  • Workplace safety
  • Wage and hour regulations
  • Non-harassment
  • Workplace violence
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Client HR Compliance Analysis – Accounting Professional Resource

Client HR Compliance Analysis – Accounting Professional Resource

This accompanying piece to the Client HR Compliance Analysis provides you with guidance on what to listen for from your clients as they respond to the topics addressed in the diagnostic tool.

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Health Care Reform and Your Business

Health Care Reform and Your Business

Share this brochure with your clients for crucial information on Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions and timelines that may impact employers and their employees.

Covered topics include:

  • Employer shared responsibility provisions
  • Health insurance marketplaces
  • Annual returns
  • Waiting period limits
  • Lifetime limits
  • Individuals with pre-existing conditions
  • FSA contribution limits
  • Medicare taxes
  • Requirements for employer notices to employees
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Health Care Reform and You

Health Care Reform and You

Encourage your clients to share this brochure with their employees for an overview on ACA provisions and timelines that may affect individuals.

Covered topics include:

  • Individual shared responsibility payments
  • Health insurance marketplaces
  • Waiting period limits
  • Individuals with pre-existing conditions
  • FSA contribution limits
  • Medicare taxes
  • W-2 reporting
  • Ineligible medicines
  • Dependent coverage
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