Covered establishments should electronically submit their 2017 OSHA Form 300A information between now and July 1, 2018. Too see whether your organization is a covered organization, go to www.osha.gov/injuryreporting.
PBGW is pleased to announce our support of North Penn School District as a community collection site for their Build-A-Bag Backpack and School Supply Drive. Each year families in the North Penn School District struggle to provide basic school supplies to their children. The North Penn Community Build-A-Bag Backpack and School Supply Drive will ensure that every [...]
Jill Scheetz, PHR, SHRM-CP On July 1, 2018 the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (new EPA) becomes effective. At first blush, you might think your company has nothing to worry about. However, when the prize for plaintiffs who win a jury’s (or the NJ Division of Civil Rights’) opinion is treble damages, employers should [...]
Scammers’ tactics are always evolving to try to stay ahead of the news in an attempt to catch individuals off guard. This is especially true during tax season. We hear the warnings on the evening news and in news articles. PBGW wants to remind all our clients to be aware of the tactics that have [...]
The IRS has released the 2018 W-4 form, which reflects the changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. We encourage employers to have all employees complete the new W-4 form so that their employees might not have too much nor too little tax withheld from their paychecks during a year when many are uncertain [...]
Anne Kelly, CPP When changes are on the horizon, it's a good time to look at current practices and how we need to change to keep up with the changing environment. The 2018 Form W-4 has not yet been released due to the recent rate and bracket changes made in the Tax Cuts and Jobs [...]
Alyssa Giulianelli, CPA, MBA In Pennsylvania, Form 1099-MISC reporting is no longer a task to think about only at year-end. Starting in 2018, some non-employee compensation and rental payments that your organization reports on Form 1099-MISC requires PA tax withholding and regular return filings. Read on for what you may need to do now—not at [...]
By Jill Scheetz, PHR, SHRM-CP Remember that work you put into verifying the exempt status of your workers and minimum salary requirements back in late 2015 and early 2016? Well, that was all for naught…kind of. On August 31, 2017, a federal judge in Texas granted a summary judgment to numerous business groups that had challenged [...]
By Luke Wischnowski, CPA As a business owner or employee of a business in Pennsylvania, you have the opportunity to redirect your state tax liability to an educational organization of your choice. The Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit ("EITC") program allows businesses to receive a tax credit for charitable contributions made to a qualifying educational [...]
In the Intelligencer's annual "Best of Bucks" poll, our own Ted Landis was voted "Best Accountant / CPA". Congratulations Ted!