Archive: November 2016


Changes to the Overtime Rule Effective December 1, 2016!

The DOL overtime rule determines which employees are exempt from overtime. Employers don’t have to pay overtime to exempt employees. If an employee is non-exempt, employers need to pay overtime for overtime hours worked. On May 18, the U.S. Department of Labor passed a new overtime law that will make 4.2 million exempt workers non-exempt. […]

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What is the meaning of Thanksgiving?

For many of us it includes four day weekends, feasting, football, and fun.  However, the first Thanksgiving was anything but – it was a simple gathering of survivors as the Pilgrims suffered their first year in North America.  Without the help of the Native Americans they would  not have survived and there would have been […]

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How do I know how much to withhold?

If you are an employee, the Withholding Calculator can help you determine whether you need to give your employer a new  Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate to avoid having too much or too little Federal income tax withheld from your pay. You can use your results from the calculator to help fill out the form. CAUTION: This Withholding Calculator works […]

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