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October 14, 2019
The Importance of Data Security for Private Equity and Venture Capital Firms
Cybersecurity is a concern for all industries, but some sectors like private equity and venture capital tend to be targeted more than others due to the nature of their business. The following are some of the top data security considerations for PE/VC firms.
October 9, 2019
HRB 145 - 1) 2020 Indexed Adjustments for MEC and ESR Penalties; 2) Proposed Rules for Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangements; and 3) FAQ Guidance Clarifies Cost Sharing - Prescription Drugs (article)
HRB 145, released on October 9, 2019, provides information and insight on the following topics:
Takeaways from 2019’s Biggest Information Security Incidents
Major cybersecurity incidents from 2019 can tell us a lot about the current information security landscape. Here are some of the top lessons we have gleaned from some of the year’s most disruptive cyber attacks.
October 8, 2019
The Alarming Costs of a Bad Hire & How to Avoid Them
Every organization wants to hire best-fit employees. However, if your HR team does not have the proper tools, resources and processes in place, poor hiring decisions can be made, resulting in negative impacts upon your business’ bottom line, productivity, morale and much more.
The Top 6 Practical Expedients for Revenue Recognition
Practical expedients in the revenue recognition accounting standard are designed to make adoption easier for private companies, but they come with some considerations. Evaluating your practical expedient options can help make the transition to Topic 606 easier, and also helps with compliance in the standard in the long-term.
October 7, 2019
Fate of Tax Extenders, Retirement Savings Bills Remains Uncertain
The fate of over 30 temporary tax provisions known as "tax extenders" and a sweeping retirement savings bill remains uncertain as Congress takes a two-week recess. Lawmakers are expected to return to Washington, D.C. on October 15.
October 3, 2019
By Karen McLeese
2020 Updates: New York Paid Family Leave Program
The New York Department of Financial Services announced some updates to the state’s paid family leave program for 2020, including changes to contributions and benefit limits. In addition, the agency released some updated templates for employers to use when communicating these changes to their workforce.
EEO-1 Report Update
The EEOC recently requested a 3-year extension to continue collecting Component 1 data, which has been required for a number of years. However, the agency signaled a change with regard to the continued collection of Component 2 data.
DOL Issues Final Overtime Regulations
The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) regulates exempt vs. nonexempt status for employees. Regulations were issued in 2016 changing several aspects of this determination. These regulations were challenged in court and ultimately never took effect. Just a few weeks ago, the DOL issued a new set of overtime regulations which will take effect on January 1, 2020.
IRS Finalizes Hardship Distribution Rules
Qualified retirement plans including 401(k) plans, 403(b) and 457(b) plans may, but are not required to, allow hardship distributions from the plan upon certain events, such as an immediate and financial need to pay medical or funeral expenses, purchase of a principal residence, or payment of tuition and education expenses. The IRS finalized its rules clarifying certain aspects of how and when hardship distributions can be taken.