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Hawaii Conforms to IRC Except for Increase in UBTI
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
On June 7, Governor Ige signed into law Act 69, which updated the Internal Revenue Code (“IRC”) conformity date to December 31, 2018, for tax years beginning after that date. This means that Hawaii income tax
Did You Know the IRS Has a YouTube Channel?
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) has an official YouTube channel, featuring IRS-produced videos. These short videos are on various tax topics, including: Paid Family and Medical Leave Employer Credit How to
Are You On Top of All the Tax Reform Changes?
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) recently issued FS-2019-3, a Fact Sheet highlighting tax reform changes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) of which businesses should be aware. Most of the
April 1 Marks IRS Deadlines
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
April 1, 2019 is the deadline to electronically file with the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) Forms 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C, 1095-C, and 8027. February 28 was the deadline to file paper forms. Employers who
Upcoming Deadlines Reminder
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
This is a friendly reminder that the following deadlines are coming up . . . February 2/28 Deadline to file with HI Department of Taxation Forms: HW-3 (Employer’s Annual Return & Reconciliation of Hawaii Income
Guidance on Determining the Nondeductible Portion of Parking Fringe Expenses
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) changed various sections of the tax code affecting employers, including employers who provide qualified transportation fringes (“QTFs”) to employees. The Internal
DLIR: Unemployment Insurance Tax Rate Schedule and Weekly Benefit Amount
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
The Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (“DLIR”) published the 2019 unemployment insurance tax rate schedule and weekly benefit amount. Contribution Rate Schedule C of the rate table continues
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Wage and Hour Update

There have been many significant changes going on at the U.S. Department of Labor. This article discusses two proposed rules for which employers must be prepared, which will (1) increase the salary level thresholds for determining an exempt employee and (2) change the regular rate of pay calculation for overtime.

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