Tag: payroll deductions

Collective Bargaining and Payroll Deductions On April 24, 2018, Hawaii Governor David Ige signed legislation (H.B. 1725) requiring collective bargaining public employees to provide written notification to their exclusive representative to discontinue the payroll assignments 30 days prior to the anniversary of the representation agreement. The law also requires the employee’s exclusive representative to provide…

Question: Is it in compliance to deny a request for payroll deduction changes made at the last minute by an involuntarily terminated employee? Answer: In terms of the request to change withholding, a Form W-4 remains in effect until the employee gives the employer a new one. When an employee gives an employer a Form W-4 that…

Question:  We have never made employer contributions to a voluntary 403(b) plan and have very limited involvement in it.  We allow the vendor to present it and merely handle the payroll deduction.  Is this plan covered by the safe harbor under ERISA? If so, is the plan also exempt from the 5500 filing requirement? Answer:…