Youmans & Gardner, LLC is not an employment law expert and provides the content below for informational purposes only. We are not engaging with the reader to provide professional services in regard to employment laws. If the information provided below creates questions or concerns for you, contact our office so we may refer you to an appropriate resource. This is not an all-inclusive list of employment laws. As with most laws, there are exclusions that may apply. You should seek competent advice about employment law matters.
Employment law can be a source of frustration for clients and employers in general. Several of our clients have undergone audits by various federal and state agencies, including Wage & Hour Division, OSHA, and state Departments of Labor, and found that they were out of compliance with some aspect of employment law. Employers should be aware of their responsibilities under these laws in order to avoid fines and penalties.
as they apply to:
Employers with at Least 1 Employee
Employers with at Least 15 Employees
Labor-Management Relations Act
Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act
Employers with at Least 20 Employees
Employers with at Least 50 Employees
Employers with at Least 100 Employees
Federal Contractors - EEO-1 Report
EEO-1 Report if not a federal contractor
Older Worker Benefit Protection Act
The above information was provided by Katie Marzolf, PHR, CEO of HCAP Consultants, LLC, a Bainbridge, Georgia based human resource consulting firm. We thank her for allowing us permission to reproduce her work.
The sales tax rate for Decatur County, Georgia will change from 7% to 8% on April 1, 2018. Vendors should change the setup in your cash register or point of sale system before your first sale of the month. The rate is comprised of 4% state, 1% local option, 1% special local option, 1% education special local option, and a new 1% transportation special local option tax.
Click here for the revised Georgia sales tax rate tables.
Circular E has been updates by the IRS which provides new federal withholding rates based on The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December. Employers should begin to use the new rates as early as possible, but no later than February 15, 2018. We provide a link to the publication and other payroll forms under our Resources page. Click here.