New Year, New Tax Laws: Changes for 2013


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Tax (Photo credit: 401(K) 2012)

The latest “fiscal cliff” battle in Congress are only one example of how the New Year arrived with some substantial challenges.

2013 has finally arrived; with it comes tax law changes that will affect both payroll and employment tax compliance.

Top of the list is the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA), which will soon be signed into law by President Obama. The ATRA includes a multitude of changes to payroll tax laws, especially for individuals earning more than $400,000 and families earning more than $450,000.

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5 HR Hiring Trends in 2012 And Beyond


5 Strategic Trends in Talent Acquisition for 2012, 2013 and beyond

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Top strategic trends for talent acquisition leaders and product developers – A look at how business and consumer technology is changing how we recruit, hire and engage in the recruiting process…

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Some Passing Thoughts on HR as the New Year Nears | HREOnline’s The Leader Board


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Posted by Kristen Frasch

On this, the last Saturday in 2012, I went hunting and pecking for a few things I might share about the HR profession — looking back on the year that will soon be history as well as anticipating the one to come.

With healthcare and the impending Affordable Care Act enactments that much closer, this list from Mercer of the top five priorities for employer-sponsored health plans in 2013 seemed a helpful one. I was especially drawn to its specific suggestions for customizing plan designs and contributions in today’s high-health-cost environment, and for making health exchanges work best for you…

HRDailyNews insight:

 

The end is near (of 2012, that is)! Here are some interesting insights for the New Year…

See the entire article on blog.hreonline.com

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Some Passing Thoughts on HR as the New Year Nears | HREOnline's The Leader Board


See on Scoop.itDigital Human Resources News

Posted by Kristen Frasch

On this, the last Saturday in 2012, I went hunting and pecking for a few things I might share about the HR profession — looking back on the year that will soon be history as well as anticipating the one to come.

With healthcare and the impending Affordable Care Act enactments that much closer, this list from Mercer of the top five priorities for employer-sponsored health plans in 2013 seemed a helpful one. I was especially drawn to its specific suggestions for customizing plan designs and contributions in today’s high-health-cost environment, and for making health exchanges work best for you…

HRDailyNews insight:

 

The end is near (of 2012, that is)! Here are some interesting insights for the New Year…

See the entire article on blog.hreonline.com

Continue reading “Some Passing Thoughts on HR as the New Year Nears | HREOnline's The Leader Board”

Crystal Ball Time! Top HR Trends for 2013


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Big Data (Photo credit: Kevin Krejci)

With the rise of cloud-computing, social media, Big Data and mobile, few corporate departments will start the New Year unchanged.

The biggest trends in Human Resources software over the past year will continue to have an impact throughout 2013.

When you consider that the 2012 HR Technology Conference had the highest attendance in the 15-year history of the event, it is more than obvious that HR departments will be become prominent in shaping business strategy, using innovation and technology on the way.

With the focus on technology, here are the top five HR trends to expect for the coming year:

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