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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

January 09, 2019 | Darby Coe

Compliance, fraud and verification services were hot blog topics in 2018. Hopefully you didn’t miss any of our articles that featured tips, best practices or case studies designed to help you grow and protect your business. In case you did, or perhaps because we’re a bit nostalgic, we’ve compiled a list of our top ten, most popular blog posts from last year.

1. AmeriSave Accelerates Mortgage Loan Originations by 15% with The Work Number

This AmeriSave case study explains how the mortgage company has leveraged verification services from Equifax, including The Work Number®, to increase mortgage origination efficiency. Check out the infographic for details.

2. Which States Require You to Provide Workers With a Separation Notice?

Not sure which states require you to provide your employees with this form upon employment separation? Then download the Separation Notice Guide.

3. Webinar Highlights: Top HR Unemployment Documentation Tips

In this 6-minute video, a top UCM industry expert lays out what you can do immediately to protect your business.

4. ICYMI: IRS Set to Calculate 2016 ACA Employer Penalties

Here are key findings from an audit by the office of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) on the IRS’s implementation of key Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions. We also highlight what it means for applicable large employers.

5. Is Your State the Highest for Unemployment Overpayments?

Fourteen states have an improper payment rate above 14%. Where does your state rank? View our map.

6. Military Lending Act: Compliance for Pawnbrokers

What is the MLA, and why is it so important to your business? Beware, pawnbrokers who are not compliant could face civil and criminal implications.

7. Avoid These 4 Mistakes if You Receive IRS Letter 226J

If you received IRS Letter 226J, the IRS has probably determined that your organization did not comply with the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer mandate for the 2015 tax year. Responding can be a challenge, so follow these tips.

8. How Fraudsters Are Using Synthetic Identities

What are synthetic identities, how do fraudsters use them – and how can you protect your business? Find out here.

9. Form I-9 Penalties Have Just Increased

Fines are assessed on errors like missing or incorrect fields, dates beyond the allotted time for completion and incomplete or missing I-9 forms. Here’s how you can help avoid these errors.

10. IRS Increases 2019 ACA Affordability Percentage

Ensure your employee coverage is considered affordable. If not, employers are at risk for penalties under 4980H(b).