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The New Revenue Procedures (Rev. Proc. 2022-24)

The IRS has rolled out new revenue procedures (Rev. Proc. 2022-24) that cover the 2023 inflation-adjusted amounts for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) as determined under section 223 of the Internal Revenue Code. Additionally, the maximum amount for a newly available excepted benefit HRA is covered in Rev. Proc. 2022-24. This amount is provided under section 54.9831-1(c)(3)(viii) of the Pension Excise Tax Regulations.  In the new adjusted plan, all adjusted items will be as follows; HSA INFLATION-ADJUSTED ITEMS Annual contribution limitation:  For the calendar year 2023, the annual limit on deductions under section 223(b)(2)(A) for an individual with self-only coverage under

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Covid-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Has Ended in MA

The Massachusetts Executive Office for Administration and Finance has announced that employers’ requirement to provide COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave has ended as of March 15, 2022. The leave requirement has expired because the COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Fund, which reimburses employers for providing the leave, is nearing its disbursement limit. Otherwise, the provision would have remained effective until April 1, 2022. Employers may continue to seek reimbursement for qualifying leave costs taken between May 28, 2021, and March 15, 2022. Applications for refund must be submitted by April 29, 2022. If you are a Massachusetts employer: Notify employees

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COVID-19 Vaccination: What Employers Need to Know

Many questions have been asked about how appropriate it is for an employer to ask applicants for COVID-19 vaccination proof. Debates center around applying the same pre-employment Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) restrictions to COVID-19 vaccinations. Many argue that employers should not inquire about vaccine status during pre-employment. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has stated that vaccination inquiries are not covered under the ADA as they are not directly disability inquiries. Even though it is not prohibited, it is advised that employers tread with caution when making such inquiries. Employers should not ask why an individual declined the vaccination

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2022 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Law

With the COVID-19 pandemic came many changes that have affected our personal and professional lives. Many companies have changed their operational policies, allowing employees to work remotely, fully or partially. States and counties have also adjusted laws to accommodate the current trends. California is one state that has reviewed its sick days policy to give employees more allowance to recover. The New Labor Code Section 248.6 under California’s 2022 CPSL law will allow employers with a staff strength of more than 26 to embark on sick leave for COVID-19-related issues between January 1 and September 30. Employees can use these

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10 Things Your Employees Actually Need

Small business owners are finding it challenging to hire personnel. With a record number of team members leaving throughout the United States, it’s more critical than ever to recruit the best applicants and offer them a reason to remain. One-third of 2,000 small business employees polled by Homebase said they want to hunt for a new job in the coming year or two. The good news is that they also revealed their top ten priorities in the hunt. Keep these in mind as you attract great talent and engage your team. Your company’s management Today’s job searchers appreciate an excellent

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