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2020 UI Tax Rate Schedule and Weekly Benefit Amount Published
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
The Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (“DLIR”) recently published the 2020 unemployment insurance tax rate schedule and weekly benefit amount. Contribution Rate Schedule C of the rate table
New Year, New Forms, and Other Reminders
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
As 2020 kicks off, here are some links to current forms as well as some reminders and upcoming deadlines. Form HC-5 for 2020: Employers must ensure employees who choose to waive health care coverage under Hawaii’s
IRS News for 2020 – Extension for ACA Forms, Standard Mileage Rates, and More
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Welcome to the new tax year! Here are some updates from the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”). IRS Deadlines Extended for Forms 1095-B and 1095-C Notice 2019-63 extends the deadline for issuing Forms 1095-B
Final Version of 2020 Form W-4 is Here!
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Last week, the IRS released its long-awaited final version of the 2020 Form W-4. A revised Form W-4 has been in the works to implement all the changes made following the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Some highlights of the
Determining the Value of Employees’ Personal Use of Company Vehicles
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
The IRS has issued a proposed rule regarding the valuation of employees’ personal use of company vehicles. If an employer provides an employee with a vehicle that is available to the employee for personal use, the
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
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