Covid-19

Understanding Payroll and Benefits

Payroll policies, alternative pay options, overtime.

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Sep 15, 2020

How to Affect Employee Motivation and Engagement in Challenging Times

Jordan Birnbaum, ADP's Chief Behavioral Economist, draws a comparison between military management theory and the unique challenges facing business leaders now.

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Sep 08, 2020

4 FAQs About Benefits Administration During Challenging Times

Health and welfare programs serve as core building blocks of most organizations. They are used to attract and retain employees, as well as to help increase employee engagement. This year, in addition to the usual compliance and administrative challenges, employers have also been impacted by the dynamic regulatory and legislative guidance resulting from COVID-19.

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Sep 03, 2020

What Employees Need to Know about the Social Security Payroll Tax Deferral

If you are planning to offer your employees the option to defer their payroll taxes, here are six points to aid them in their decision.

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Articles & Insights

Fact Sheet

Sep 02, 2020

Deferring Employee Social Security Payroll Taxes

Learn about the Presidential Memorandum Deferring Employee Social Security Payroll Taxes, information employers should know before deciding whether to defer, and what updates ADP is making.
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Gaining Peak Productivity: The Evolution of the 40-Hour Workweek

Sep 01, 2020

Treasury Guidance Issued Concerning Deferral of Employee Social Security Tax

Employers considering whether to defer employee Social Security taxes should be aware of the key takeaways from the August 28, 2020 Treasury Notice.

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Articles & Insights

COVID-19 Employee Communications Toolkit

Communicating with your employees just got easier with our COVID-19 employee toolkit.
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Aug 31, 2020

How to Communicate Employee Benefits in Uncertain Times

Stay-at-home orders and social distancing will impact which communications channels are needed to reach employees this year.

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Aug 27, 2020

Reducing Employees' Hours During COVID-19: What You Need to Know

When reducing hours, be sure to handle the situation carefully and equitably and comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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Aug 25, 2020

August State and Local Legislative Updates

Timely, topical insights on a variety of payroll and reporting issues.

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Aug 18, 2020

What to Know for Year-End Reporting in 2020

Due in part to sweeping legislation to respond to the effects of COVID-19, there are many substantial changes to year-end reporting for tax and payroll that you'll need to know for 2020. Here's a preview of what's on the horizon.

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Aug 13, 2020

Memorandum on Deferring Payroll Tax Obligations in Light of the Ongoing COVID-19 Disaster

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November Webinar

Jul 27, 2020

Your Benefits Administration During Challenging Times

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Gaining Peak Productivity: The Evolution of the 40-Hour Workweek

Jul 27, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Forgiveness Applications on Hold Until at Least August 10

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Jul 24, 2020

State and Local Updates July 2020

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Jun 26, 2020

Employers May Need to Take Action to Comply With State Withholding Requirements for Employees Working in Other States Due to COVID-19

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Jun 25, 2020

State and Local Updates June 2020

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Articles & Insights

Fact Sheet

Jun 18, 2020

Navigating the Way Forward: Getting Back to the Workplace

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Beyond the Curve: Guide to Getting Back to Work

Beyond the Curve: Guide to Getting Back to Work

As we continue to experience effects from COVID-19, employers need to plan next steps for their businesses and employees.
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November Webinar

May 29, 2020

Return to Work Roundtable with ADP Experts

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May 28, 2020

Take Precaution: How Financial Services and Data Security Must Adapt to COVID-19

Kim Albarella, VP, Risk and Security Advocacy at ADP, outlines the new challenges financial institutions are facing in this environment, as well as how managers can protect their organizations.


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May 18, 2020

COVID-19: Return-to-work Checklist and Key Considerations for HR and Finance Leaders

Prepared in collaboration with Mary Schafer and Sushma Tripathi.

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Fact Sheet

May 18, 2020

ADP Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQ Workplace Policies & Legislative Changes

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Small Business Return to Work Checklist for when COVID-19 Restrictions Ease

May 14, 2020

Small Business Return to Work Checklist for when COVID-19 Restrictions Ease

In addition to consulting this checklist, business owners and managers should follow the guidance of local authorites in preparation for safe and compliant business operations.

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May 11, 2020

Could Short-Time Unemployment Compensation Help You Preserve Your Workforce?

Article co-authored Tom Crowley, ADP Director of Government Affairs.

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May 05, 2020

Emergency Pay: Planning for the Unexpected

When regular payroll services or providers are disrupted, an emergency payroll service provider could help enable continuation of your company's payroll distribution.

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Gaining Peak Productivity: The Evolution of the 40-Hour Workweek

May 04, 2020

IRS Form 941 Revised to Account for FFRCA and CARES Act Tax Credits

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May 04, 2020

Tips for Maintaining Organizational Agility and Business Resiliency During Changing Times

The current landscape presents the opportunity for employers to review and/or enhance business continuity planning, workforce well-being and employer brand / reputation management.

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Jun 05, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Increase Act of 2020

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Events

November Webinar

Apr 17, 2020

CARES Act & COVID-19: Understanding the Employee Retention Tax Credit and Other Tax Implications

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November Webinar

Apr 15, 2020

Agile Payroll Practices to Support Your Organization During COVID-19

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Mar 27, 2020

COVID-19 Workplace Impact and Employer FAQs: Time Off and Leaves

This article also includes a link to FAQs about The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). (Updated 4-3-2020)

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Mar 27, 2020

Remember Gig Workers as Your Organization Adapts to New Ways of Working

Gig workers have shown themselves to be crucial to your business, and it's important to show them how much you appreciate their efforts.

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COVID-19 Workplace Impact and Employer FAQs Employee Pay

Mar 25, 2020

COVID-19 Workplace Impact and Employer FAQs: Employee Pay

What if a business is forced to close early because of COVID-19? What if employees can't telecommute? Do non-exempt employees have to be paid? Answers here to these and more compensation-related questions. (Updated 4-3-2020.)

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COVID-19 Workplace Impact and Employer FAQs Unemployment Insurance

Mar 25, 2020

COVID-19 Workplace Impact and Employer FAQs: Unemployment Insurance

This article addresses questions employers are asking about unemployment insurance. (Updated 4-3-2020)

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Mar 19, 2020

A 5-Step Guide for Encouraging Employee Direct Deposit Adoption

Direct deposit of paychecks can help reduce the risk of unexpected income interruptions due to inclement weather or other potential disruptions.

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Alternative Payroll Options

Sep 27, 2017

Your Continuity Plan Should Include Alternative Payroll Options

It's important to have a plan in place to pay employees if a disaster strikes.

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Additional Resources

For more specific information about your business, ADP has you covered.

Small Business Resource Center

Additional FAQs, state and local guidance, information on loan assistance, policies and more for your Small Business.

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COVID-19 Employee Communications Toolkit

In-depth information on direct deposit, recent legislation and other valuable topics, along with customizable email templates to distribute to your employees regularly.

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COVID-19 Global Employer Resources

Receive the latest guidance, policy changes, and information to support your multinational organization with the many travel, operational, and economic issues you face..

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Canadian Health Resources

This ADP Coronavirus (COVID-19) Employer Preparedness Toolkit was designed to help you navigate the challenges you and your workforce are facing.

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Agency and Regulatory Updates in Response to COVID-19

Information about changes tax agencies, unemployment agencies and other organizations like wage garnishments agencies, courts and creditors are making in response to COVID-19.

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Resources for Accounting Professionals

ADP and Wolters Kluwer/CCH have compiled these additional resources to help accounting professionals best support their clients.

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