Medicare Needs Your Cooperation

Some people believe that the number of acronyms tied to a government request is directly related to the amount of effort required to fulfill that request. The IRS-SSA-CMS Data Match program is a glowing example of this. Starting in early 2016, many employers began to receive letters from the IRS-SSA-CMS Data Match program with instructions …

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New Overtime Exemption Rule

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently released the revisions to the white collar overtime exemption rule in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new white collar overtime exemption rule goes into effect on December 1, 2016. The most significant change to the rules relate to the white collar exemption salary level. It was last …

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School’s Out for Summer!

Remember the excitement of the last day of school? Kids would burst out of the doors of the school at the end of the day ready to receive the freedom from the confines of the classroom. After months of being stuck inside all day we could spend the next couple of homework free months doing …

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Doing Memorial Day Right – Part 2

Observing the Day Observed on the last Monday in May, Memorial Day honors men and women who died while serving in the US Military. Some in the military community feel that the day has become diluted over time, as it also unofficially marks the unofficial beginning of summer. While Memorial Day traditions often include family …

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