Monthly Archives: November 2013

New 2014 Laws Affecting California Employers

WAGE AND HOUR Several new laws will increase employers’ wage and hour obligations in 2014. Minimum Wage AB 10 raises California’s current minimum wage of $8 per hour by two, one-dollar increments: to $9 per hour effective July 1, 2014, and … Continue reading

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Health FSAs New $500 Carryover Option

(November 4, 2103) The IRS has modified the “use-or-lose” rule for health flexible spending arrangements (FSAs) to give employers the option to allow participating employees to carry over up to $500 of unused amounts remaining in their health FSAs at … Continue reading

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Food and Warm Clothing Drive

For the 3rd year in a row Payroll Masters will be collecting food and warm clothing for Napa’s less fortunate. Please donate non-perishable canned and dry food items such as: cereal, canned vegetables and fruit, canned meat and tuna, soups, tomato … Continue reading

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Employers Now Required to Offer Employees a Commuter Benefit

New legislation passed in September 2012 is requiring employers of 50 or more employees to offer a regional commute benefit, SB 1339 the Regional Commuter Law. Transportation is the largest source of air pollution in the Bay Area. Reducing the growth of … Continue reading

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IRS Announces Tax Filing Delay

​(November 1, 2013) The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced a one-to two-week delay to the start of the 2014 tax filing season because of the federal shutdown that occurred earlier this month. The IRS also stated that the delay will give … Continue reading

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