March 13, 2023

Understanding State Unemployment Benefits

State unemployment benefits were intended to help people who lost their job due to no fault of their own. In Louisiana, employers pay all costs for unemployment benefits through a payroll tax or reimbursable program (government entities and non-profits only).
February 1, 2023
Is it really a Jury of your Peers?

Is it really a Jury of your Peers?

Many people consider jury duty an inconvenience and do everything possible to get excused, sometimes with their supervisor claiming that the employee’s absence would cause undue hardship for the company.
January 3, 2023
Time to update labor law posters laws

Time to Update Labor Law Posters

People employed in the United States have certain workplace rights guaranteed by federal, state, and local laws. Every business that uses one or more persons is legally required to post the applicable laws.
December 6, 2022

Understanding IRS Code Section 125

Payroll taxes are one of those necessary evils that we hate at the time but appreciate later when we reap the benefits they provide – Social Security, Medicare, unemployment insurance, and other social insurance programs. In order to save money on payroll taxes for both the company and its employees, many business owners set up pre-tax deductions for insurance premiums without understanding the documentation that is required by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the restrictions that apply.