As part of a final rule published on July 25, 2023, and in connection with its newly published Form I-9 (which employees may use after August 1), certain employers will be able to permanently verify an employee’s employment eligibility remotely. This final rule continues the pandemic-related flexibility offered to employers to meet their Form I-9 verification requirements.… Continue Reading
As COVID lingers and the economy remains uncertain, employers face a host of issues. Recently, a group of Ballard Spahr attorneys hosted part one of a two part webinar series to revisit the basics, as well as novel issues, related to aligning your workforce to your business needs. Many businesses do not have enough workers and are focused on attracting and retaining necessary talent, while others, due to rising costs and stubborn supply chain problems, must consider layoffs and reductions in force.… Continue Reading
Businesses with employees in Pennsylvania should be prepared to adapt to a post-COVID-19 world now that temporary guidance regarding remote work has expired and pre-pandemic rules regarding employment tax withholding and nexus have been applied.
Effective July 1, 2021, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue (“DOR”) announced that prior guidance, which effectively disregarded remote work by employees for Pennsylvania tax purposes, is no longer applicable.… Continue Reading
Employers in Pennsylvania and Philadelphia should take note of new guidance from the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Departments of Revenue regarding employment tax withholding and the implications of continued remote work in a post-COVID world. See here for the full Alert from Ballard’s Tax Group.… Continue Reading