Tuesday, April 16, 2019

DC Employers Must Comply with New Paid Leave Tax

By: Scott A. Mirsky, Principal

SUMMARY: Employers in DC are now faced with another payroll tax. Beginning with wages paid on or after April 1, 2019, employers will be assessed an additional payroll tax of .62 percent. Collection of this tax will begin on July 1, 2019. This tax will fund paid family and medical leave benefits beginning on July 1, 2020.


Friday, April 5, 2019

$15 Minimum Wage Coming to Maryland

By Hayes Edwards, Associate

The “Fight for Fifteen” has landed a knock-out blow in Maryland. On March 28, 2019, the Maryland General Assembly overrode Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a bill that will increase the state’s minimum wage to $15.00 by January 1, 2025. As listed below, the minimum wage will climb gradually each year for companies of all sizes.