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President Trump Defers Social Security Tax 09/01-12/31, 2020

On 08/28/2020, President Trump announced that employers can suspend the collection of Social Security taxes. The US Treasury Department announced guidance which allows employers to offer their workers a temporary deferral of the 6.2% payroll tax employees pays into the Social Security trust. I recommend the following; What you should […]


It’s Not Too Late To Act!

The COVID-19 pandemic and associated closures have devastated businesses across Oregon. And now, OR-OSHA is moving forward with a new COVID-19 Standard that is intended to protect employees during the pandemic. Unfortunately, as drafted these rules will actually harm Oregon businesses and create a significant cost burden! OR-OSHA needs to […]


2020 Revised W-4 Form

The IRS has revised the W-4 Form to reflect the tax changes. Begin using the new form on any pay that begins on 01/01/2020. Visit the FAQ section of the IRS website: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/faqs-on-the-2020-form-w-4


2020 Employment Law Updates

Legal Timetable: Oregon Recent and Upcoming Changes Development Implementation Date Oregon Expands Breastfeeding and Lactation Protections September 29, 2019 Oregon Extends Statute of Limitations for Discrimination Claims September 29, 2019 Oregon Minimum Wage Increases to $11.25 ($11.00 for Rural Counties) July 1, 2019 Portland, Oregon Minimum Wage Increases to $12.50 […]


Press Release – NEW Partnership!

We’re excited about our new partnership with BambooHR and wanted to let you know about it! BambooHR is the leading online HR software provider helping small and medium businesses elevate the value of their HR function. BambooHR’s intuitive interface, streamlined implementation process and responsive support team make it an obvious […]