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Fraudulent Emails Not Sent by APA

Recently, several APA members have reported receiving fraudulent email messages from APA. One example reported comes from "[email protected]" with "IRS Update" in the subject line. Another example comes from "apa" with "APA Review 04-05-17" in the subject line. These are not a legitimate APA communications, but the unauthorized action of third parties not associated with the APA. If you receive these or any other suspicious email, do not follow any links provided or click on any attachments. More information about what to do if you encounter a fraudulent email message is available on the APA website. We appreciate your assistance in helping us keep the Internet a safe place to do business.


House Passes Mobile Workforce Bill

On June 20, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1393, the Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017. If enacted, the legislation would provide a 30-day safe harbor against nonresident income tax withholding for employees who travel across state borders on business travel. An identical bill, S. 540, is under consideration in the Senate.


Trump Administration Releases 2018 Fiscal Budget Proposal

President Trump's proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 would reduce funding to the U.S. Department of Labor and IRS. There is also a proposal to create a paid parental leave program.


IRS Issues Certification Notices to First CPEOs

The IRS has issued the first certification notices to 84 organizations that applied for voluntary certification to be a certified professional employer organization (CPEO). Once it receives the required surety bond, the IRS will publish the CPEO's name, address, and effective date of certification on its website.


New York City and Emeryville, CA Enact Fair Workweek Requirements

New York City and Emeryville, California, have enacted "Fair Workweek" ordinances that will set scheduling requirements for employers in retail and fast food industries. The New York City laws are set to take effect on November 26, 2017, and the Emeryville law is set to take effect on July 1, 2017.


New York Paid Family Leave Employee Contribution Rate

The New York City Superintendent of the Department of Financial Services recently announced the employee contribution rate for the New York paid family leave program (coverage is effective January 1, 2018). The employee contribution rate is set at 0.126% of an employee's weekly wage up to the statewide average weekly wage.


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