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1110, 2021

Washington Long Term Care Trust Act

By |October 11th, 2021|

Dear RMI Client, As you’re likely aware by now, the new Washington Long-Term Care Tax mandates a tax on employee’s wages ($0.58 on every $100 of wages ) to pay for long-term care benefits for Washington residents.  The tax and premium collections will start January 1, 2022. What Is The Washington Long-Term Care Program? The Washington Long-Term Care Program [...]

2009, 2021

OSHA Vaccine Rule

By |September 20th, 2021|

Earlier this month, the Biden administration announced its boldest effort yet in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic:  that federal workplace safety officials will soon issue a rule that will require all employers with 100 or more employees to either ensure that their workers are vaccinated or require unvaccinated employees to produce a weekly negative test result before coming to work. [...]

3103, 2021

Employee Retention Tax Credit

By |March 31st, 2021|

As you probably know, in March 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the "CARES Act"), which included an employee retention tax credit (the "ERTC"). Then, in December 2020, that ERTC was extended into the first two quarters of 2021 by the Consolidated Appropriations Act (the "CAA"). Now, American Rescue Plan Act (the "ARPA"), in [...]

3103, 2021

Requiring Employee Vaccinations

By |March 31st, 2021|

Can I (as the employer) require my employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19? Good question. We’re already vaccinating significant portions of the population. As we continue to march towards having COVID-19 vaccines made available to all of the general public, employers must decide whether to (1) require their employees to have a vaccination; (2) incentivize employees to get vaccinated; [...]

2001, 2021

Update on the ERC through the CAA

By |January 20th, 2021|

If you are wondering about the expanded Employee Retention Credit (ERC) that was recently made available through the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA), we have the following information to consider. This credit is only available for employers that had a full or partial suspension of their business during any calendar quarter of 2020 because of government limiting commerce, travel, or [...]

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