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FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT

New Rules in the Time of
COVID-19

In the face of an unprecedented pandemic and subsequent, preventative measures—including state-wide quarantines—the impact of the novel Coronavirus is changing the face of employee benefits. While it remains unclear when business operations will be back to normal, relief measures are providing some certainty in a precarious time.

“The Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed

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JTS Statement Regarding COVID-19

As our community and clients adjust to the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak, we want to update you regarding our plan to continue to support our clients.

JTS has always been committed to client success. That commitment extends to situations such as this, where you will have extreme pressure to balance business needs with the health of your employees. For that

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New 2020 W-4 Form

There’s a New Calculation in Tax Form Town: A Revised W-4

Revised by the IRS to comply with the income tax withholding requirements laid out in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Pub. L. 115-97), the new 2020 Form W-4 bears little resemblance to its predecessor. Instead of withholding allowances to account for additional income, deductions, and tax credits, the new

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Direct Primary Care: Another Option, Another Decision

Given the ever-changing, and at times volatile, health care climate, it’s not surprising more autonomous and curated options arise—like the Direct Primary Care model. With DPC, patients have a contract—based on their age, the practice they visit and family members—with their medical providers allowing them to directly pay a monthly, quarterly or annual fee for a range of services. Like

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FLSA – New Overtime Rule

New Overtime Income Rule

On Jan. 1 2020, the Fair Labors Standard Act will make employees who earn less than $35,568 eligible for overtime pay, which is redefining who is exempt from overtime regulations.

Instituted by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the new rule will raise the salary threshold to $684 a week ($35,568 annualized) from $455 a week ($23,660

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