Equifax Workforce Insights

Employers: Do you REALLY have all your bases covered for the ACA? Here are the top 10 things you must consider before it’s too late.

ACA Questions

By now, you should have your processes and systems in place to manage the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, this doesn’t mean that you have all your bases covered. There are many things that your organization may not be considering… and even the slightest oversight can translate into significant fines and risks. To ensure compliance [Read More...]

Equifax Unemployment Insurance Flash Report – 03/28/14

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Please find the latest edition of the “Equifax Unemployment Insurance Flash Report” – a biweekly newsletter providing regular updates on Unemployment insurance related matters including: State FUTA credit reductions New developments for specific states 2014 wage base and UI minimum rates We hope you enjoy this publication. Please reply to taxalerts@equifax.com with any questions, comments [Read More...]

Equifax Unemployment Insurance Flash Report – 03/21/14

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Please find the latest edition of the “Equifax Unemployment Flash Report” – a biweekly newsletter providing regular updates on Unemployment insurance related matters including: State FUTA Credit Reductions New developments for specific states 2014 Wage Base and UI minimum and maximum rates We hope you enjoy this publication. Please reply to taxalerts@equifax.com with any questions, [Read More...]

Senate Finance Passes Tax Extender Bill – WOTC Included

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As expected and hoped, the Senate Finance Committee passed a version of a tax extenders bill that includes a two year extension of WOTC (through the end of 2015), as well as the Indian Employment Credit and the Federal Empowerment Zone credit.  In addition, based on the earlier “Long-Term Unemployed Hiring Incentive Act” (H.R. 3726) [Read More...]

Senator Wyden Releases Draft of Tax Extender Markup

Tax Extender Bill Legislation

Senator Ron Wyden, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, has released a draft of a proposed markup for a tax extenders bill that will be be put up for a markup and vote today, April 3rd.  Notably, the proposal includes a two year extension and renewal (retroactive one year, and a one year extension until  December [Read More...]

Join us at CUPA Southern to learn how to evolve with changing workforce compliance needs

University of Florida

Higher Education institutions with various types of employees, multiple campuses, and a rapidly changing regulatory environment are faced with a growing compliance challenge when managing their workforce. Please join us at CUPA Southern, booth #201 to learn how to leverage expertise and technologies to help simplify and better manage the following: ACA compliance -   measuring and tracking eligibility, deciding [Read More...]

INFOGRAPHIC: Employee Turnover Trends in 2013

Revolving Door Turnover

Leveraging our exclusive data assets, Equifax has assembled an infographic capturing key employee turnover trends that emerged in 2013 from the more than 48 million job separations that took place. Our proprietary Equifax Workforce Insights, based on aggregate transactional employment data rather than self-reported surveys, show a growing trend in voluntary turnover, with a year-over-year increase of 3.5%. [Read More...]

WOTC and Tax Extenders to be Addressed in April

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Both the leadership of the House Ways and Means Committee and Senate Finance committee have indicated that they will address the expired Tax Extenders, including WOTC, with hearings and a bill markup session as soon as next week.  This is by no means a “slam dunk” for renewal, but both these committees are key efforts [Read More...]

Renowned “Moneyball” Subject Paul DePodesta to Keynote at FORUM 2014

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Equifax Workforce Solutions is thrilled to announce that Moneyball subject and entrepreneur, Paul DePodesta, will be delivering the opening keynote address at Workforce Solutions FORUM 2014, our annual conference held exclusively for clients of Equifax Workforce Solutions. Paul has made a career of evaluating, measuring and assigning value to talent in Major League Baseball for over 25 [Read More...]

WEBINAR: ACA Look-Back Periods & Reporting for Employers

Health Care Reform ACA

The final ACA regulations are here. Are you prepared? For most large employers, the final ACA regulations provide more clarity around determining eligibility for different types of employees such as variable-hour, temporary, part-time, and seasonal workers. It also provides guidelines around IRS reporting under sections 6055 and 6056. While more guidance has been issued around [Read More...]