On October 1, 2023, a metro sales tax increase will affect seven metro counties in Minnesota. The counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington will need to collect a new 1% local sales tax that will be used to fund transportation and housing projects.
In 2024, new provisions of the Secure Act 2.0 may allow businesses to help non-highly compensated employees in financial emergencies to take a withdrawal from their 401(k), 403(b) or 457(b) plan using emergency savings accounts that are linked to the plan.
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When employment taxes aren't paid to the government, the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty is personally imposed on certain business owners and managers. Here are the rules, along with two cases where individuals were held liable and hit with the harsh penalty.
Education benefits help attract, retain and motivate employees. One popular fringe benefit is an education assistance program that allows employees to continue learning and perhaps earn a degree with financial assistance from their employer.