When I wrote Essentials of Payroll, I realized that the limitations of Wiley’s
shorter “Essentials” softcover series did not provide enough room for the
wide range of topics required to present a really thorough treatment of the payroll
topic. Even though the Essentials of Payroll manuscript became the longest Essentials
book ever issued, I still wanted to jam in more information. This book alleviates
my need to “go long” by adding to the original Essentials book an
additional eight chapters and two appendices....
Ashley’s first major initiative in wellness and employee
engagement started in 2007 with a commitment to
tobacco cessation. A six month notice was provided
prior to nicotine testing for all employees. Those who
tested positive were given the opportunity to enroll in
smoking cessation programs and access to appropriate
medications at no cost. The company screened options
and then provided a list of acceptable smoking cessation
programs in all states where they have operations.
By contributing a minimal amount you can accrue benefits for every year you are overseas. If
you decide to work within the mission you will continue to contribute to your Social Security
plan through payroll deductions. However, if you decide to work on the local economy or
initiate a home-based business, you will need to earn “credits” by contributing through self-
employment taxes or through a totalization agreement.
In order to qualify for Social Security payments you have to earn a certain number of credits in a
lifetime. If you were born prior to 1929 you...
Chapter 10 - Payroll computations, records, and payment. After reading this chapter, you should be able to: Explain the major federal laws relating to employee earnings and withholding, compute gross earnings of employees, determine employee deductions for social security tax, determine employee deductions for Medicare tax,...