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FICA Refund Claim Guidance Issued by IRS

Shared from on 27 March 2017

The IRS has issued Rev. Proc. 2017-28, clarifying the procedure by which an employer may request an employee's consent to seek a refund of overwithheld FICA taxes on the employee's behalf, beginning June 5, 2017.

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Legal battle over tribunal fees reaches Supreme Court today, as case brought by Unison is heard by country’s top court

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"A legal battle over whether the government can impose fees for employment tribunals will be heard in the Supreme Court today."

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Ban on agency staff will “remove a lifeline” from the NHS

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The ban on certain agency staff in the NHS, which comes into force on 1 April, will "remove a lifeline" from NHS trusts, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation has claimed.

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Apprenticeship levy will deepen north-south divide, IPPR says

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The government’s new £3bn apprenticeship levy threatens to deepen Britain’s north-south divide, according to a new analysis

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Apprenticeship levy will deepen north-south divide, IPPR says

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The government’s new £3bn apprenticeship levy threatens to deepen Britain’s north-south divide, according to a new analysis

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Women FTSE 100 chiefs paid half of male equivalents

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The men running the biggest public companies in the UK earn almost twice what their female counterparts are paid...

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Dyson hits out at plan for greater openness

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Government plans to force private companies to be more transparent will harm Britain’s competitiveness, Sir James Dyson has said.

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Equalities quango is a disaster and should be scrapped

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Equality is far too important an issue to be left to the Equality and Human Rights Commission. That’s the only conclusion to draw...

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Jones Bootmaker sale saves 840 jobs

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The bulk of footwear chain Jones Bootmaker has been sold to investment firm Endless, saving 840 jobs.

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Pensions mistakes of the past must be avoided, says John Cridland

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Mistakes of the past must be avoided when telling people of any rise in their state pension age, the author of a major review has said.

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‘The Brexit vote is starting to have major negative consequences’ – experts debate the data

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Two former members of the Bank of England’s interest rate-setting committee discuss the outlook for this year. Includes discussion of XpertHR pay forecast data.

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Gender pay gap: women could shun employers over “unequal pay”

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Two-thirds (65%) of women and 27% of men would not apply for a job at a company where "men and women are not equally paid for equal work", according to a poll by Glassdoor.

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Investors claim first scalp as pay revolt gathers pace

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The backlash against excessive pay and bonuses heated up yesterday after investors voted against generous awards to Crest Nicholson directors in a new wave of shareholder revolt.

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Guardian to press ahead with compulsory redundancies for first time amid continued losses

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The Guardian is to press ahead with compulsory redundancies for the first time amid continued losses.

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Why robots should be taxed if they take people’s jobs

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Bill Gates says governments could use a robot tax to fund human services – it would also help remedy income inequality

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