"Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Has holiday hiring left your office a little fuller than it used to be? Most employment laws apply to organizations based on the number of people they employ, so it's vital to keep up-to-speed on any laws that newly apply or will soon apply to your growing business. Keep track of our list of "must knows" with this handy guide!
WHAT ARE YOUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS?
By Southland Data Processing
Can you believe it's already 2019?! Whether or not you've already had a New Year's goal-setting session, check out these resolution tips to grow your business (and your life!) this year.
Our team is hard at work processing your W-2's!
Our goal is to get all W-2's to you on or before 1/25/2019. Because we are printing, packaging, and shipping around the clock, we cannot exception packages to accommodate expedited shipping requests.
If SDP is processing your 1099's this year, please submit your
1099 spreadsheet to Southland Data Processing
no later than 1/11/2019 by 5 PM PST. Please note that any requests received after the deadline will incur an
expedited processing fee of $75.
If you're using SDP's ACA Dashboard this year, don't forget to
validate and submit your 1095-C's so we can begin printing, mailing, and filing. Keep in mind that we will begin print and mailing these forms on 1/18/2019, and e-filing begins on 2/4/2019.
MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES
Beginning January 1, 2019,
California minimum wage increased to $12.00 for businesses with 26+ employees and $11.00 for businesses with 25 or fewer employers. These rates take effect for all hours worked starting January 1.
Due to the government shutdown and IRS staff furloughs, live telephone assistance is currently unavailable at IRS call centers. Though this limits the assistance we can offer for federal tax notices and inquires requiring IRS agent assistance, we will be able to provide updates on all IRS cases once normal federal operations resume.