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Washington Long Term Care Trust Act

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 [...]

By |October 11th, 2021|

OSHA Vaccine Rule

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. [...]

By |September 20th, 2021|

Employee Retention Tax Credit

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 [...]

By |March 31st, 2021|

Requiring Employee Vaccinations

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; [...]

By |March 31st, 2021|

Update on the ERC through the CAA

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 [...]

By |January 20th, 2021|

Distinguished Executive Alumnus of 2020 Award

Distinguished Executive Alumnus of 2020 Award Kurt Larsen Utah State University College of Business Distinguished Executive Alumnus of 2020 Award Hear from Kurt Larsen, recipient of his year’s Distinguished Executive Alumnus Award. An Aggie, Larsen founded Resource Management Inc. (RMI) in 1992 to help small business owners focus more directly on the production side of their company by [...]

By |October 9th, 2020|

Social Security Tax Deferral Update

As you probably know, on August 8, 2020, the President issued a memorandum related to delaying the employee portion of Social Security payroll taxes. Then, on August, 28, the IRS released Notice 2020-65, found here: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-20-65.pdf setting forth some guidance on the President's memorandum. As expected, the Notice announced an optional delay of the due date for the withholding and payment [...]

By |September 4th, 2020|

RMI video regarding the PPP

We hope that you and your employees continue to be safe and healthy during this trying time. To compliment the regular updates on the different legislation that has been passed to assist businesses (and the PPP loan aspect of those in particular), we wanted to reach out again with some additional, and hopefully helpful, information. RMI has worked [...]

By |July 17th, 2020|

Washington Long Term Care Trust Act

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 [...]

By |October 11th, 2021|

OSHA Vaccine Rule

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 [...]

By |September 20th, 2021|

Employee Retention Tax Credit

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 [...]

By |March 31st, 2021|

Requiring Employee Vaccinations

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 [...]

By |March 31st, 2021|

Update on the ERC through the CAA

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 [...]

By |January 20th, 2021|

Distinguished Executive Alumnus of 2020 Award

Distinguished Executive Alumnus of 2020 Award Kurt Larsen Utah State University College of Business Distinguished Executive Alumnus of 2020 Award Hear from Kurt Larsen, recipient of his year’s Distinguished Executive Alumnus Award. An Aggie, Larsen founded Resource Management [...]

By |October 9th, 2020|

Social Security Tax Deferral Update

As you probably know, on August 8, 2020, the President issued a memorandum related to delaying the employee portion of Social Security payroll taxes. Then, on August, 28, the IRS released Notice 2020-65, found here: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-20-65.pdf setting forth some guidance on [...]

By |September 4th, 2020|

RMI video regarding the PPP

We hope that you and your employees continue to be safe and healthy during this trying time. To compliment the regular updates on the different legislation that has been passed to assist businesses (and the PPP loan aspect [...]

By |July 17th, 2020|

CMS Vaccine Mandate Litigation

Dear Client: On Monday, November 29th, a federal district court in Missouri granted an injunction against the Biden Administration’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (the “CMS”) federal vaccine mandate, which was to apply only to Medicare- and Medicaid-certified [...]

By |November 30th, 2021|

Clarification of the Recent Vaccination Update

Dear Client, There appears to be just a slight amount of confusion about exactly what medical facilities are covered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”).  In short, it applies only to Medicare- and Medicaid-certified facilities, i.e., [...]

By |November 19th, 2021|

Vaccine Mandates Update

Dear Client: We just wanted to update you on the most recent developments in the COVID-19 vaccination world.  First up, you should know that OSHA has suspended enforcement of its recently announced vaccine mandate, which would have applied to [...]

By |November 19th, 2021|

OSHA Vaccine Requirement Rule Status

Dear Client, As you likely have heard, last week OSHA implemented its long-awaited Emergency Temporary Standard (the “ETS”) regarding vaccine mandates for the workplace).  It would have required employers with at least 100 employees to either require their employees [...]

By |November 8th, 2021|

Washington Long Term Care Trust Act

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 [...]

By |October 11th, 2021|

OSHA Vaccine Rule

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 [...]

By |September 20th, 2021|
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