Federal Payroll Laws for Nonprofits

Nonprofit payroll processing can be challenging, as it requires dealing with special provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which is administered by the Department of Labor (DOL), and the federal tax code, which is governed by the IRS. FLSA Coverage for...

Pretax and After-Tax Deductions

Deductions Taken Before Taxes Pretax deductions are subtracted from employees’ wages before taxes are taken out, thereby lowering their taxable wages and increasing their take-home pay. For deductions to be eligible for pretax status, the employer must have an...

Federal Tip Pooling Rule 

The new Federal rule that could broaden tip pooling to different employees does NOT apply to any business that takes a tip credit of any size, like a restaurant. If you are not paying your tipped employees the full minimum wage, then you are taking a tip credit. The...