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Revised Form I-9 to Be Released by November 22

USCIS has announced that a revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget. USCIS must publish the form by November 22. The current version of Form I-9, which has a revision date of 3/8/13, may be used until January 21, 2017, and the new form will have to be used for employees hired after that date. Additional information is available in the "What's New" section of USCIS's I-9 Central.


IRS Warns Tax Professionals of New Identity Theft Threats

Responding to a new wave of attacks by identity thieves, the IRS is urging tax professionals to review their tax preparation software settings and immediately enact all security measures, especially settings that require usernames and passwords to access products. For additional information on data security for tax professionals, including a link to the latest warning (IR-2016-119), see the Security Summit website Protect Your Clients; Protect Yourself.


First Phase of Same-Day ACH Implementation Begins This Month

Beginning September 23, ACH credit entries will be available for same-day ACH settlement, with funds required to be available to the receiver at the end of the receiving depository financial institution's processing day. More information about same-day ACH implementation is available in NACHA's Same Day ACH Resource Center, in particular Guidance for Employers and Payroll Professionals on Same Day ACH Direct Deposit.


Mobile Workforce Bill Passes U.S. House of Representatives

On September 21, the federal Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act (H.R. 2315) was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. This bill would establish a 30-day threshold before a state could impose income tax on a nonresident employee's wages. The legislation must be passed by the Senate and signed by President Obama before it can become law.


New York Adopts Final Paycard Regulations

The New York Department of Labor has adopted burdensome final regulations covering paycards and direct deposit. The regulations will take effect on March 7, 2017.View detailed article.

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It Pays to Know

During World War I, many workers supported the war effort by buying Liberty Bonds through payroll deductions from their pay. After the war, the deduction framework was adapted to allow employees to direct a portion of their pay to savings banks.
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Source: The History of Payroll in the U.S.

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