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Protect Your Dental Office from Cyber Attacks

You’ve probably read about big hacking attacks against major corporations and even government agencies, but what hasn’t made a lot of news are the hacking attacks that are now launching regularly against small businesses. Over the past few years, hackers have expanded their attacks beyond multinationals to much easier targets: small

IRS Releases New Notice on W-2 Reporting

The IRS just released some changes to the W-2 reporting for employers. Employers that are required to file fewer than 250 W-2 forms in 2011 WILL NOT be required to report the cost of health coverage under Health Care Reform. This change will continue until further guidance is issued. However, employers that

Will Health Care Reform Stand in 2012?

In late March, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the constitutionality of the "Individual Mandate". The Court is allowing more than 5 hours and we can expect a ruling by late June. Couple this with a Presidential election in November and this is shaping up for a big year for

Cal/OSHA Fines Prominent Pharmaceutical Firm $371,250

July, 21st 2011, Cal/OSHA fines prominent pharmaceutical firm $371,250. Please go to Cal/OSHA’s website on the below link to read the article. Are you in compliance with all OSHA safety requirements! Is your firm at risk of severe fines? If you would like to have a conversation on what these safety fines

Executive Officers of a Corporation and Premium Calculation

Many small companies doing business as a corporation are confused about the guidelines established by the California Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau regarding Executive Officers. “Executive Officers” means those officers of a corporation or limited liability company commonly known as President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. I've seen the following situation

For 40% Savings, More Employers Are Self-Funding

Employers with fully insured health plans are realizing they can "safely" custom design a medical plan for the needs of their workers and save as much as 40% on the over all cost. As a result, the choice to self fund a health insurance plan is becoming more popular for employers with

Human Resources

In the ever changing market of Workers Compensation, having a knowledgeable Human Resources Department is one of the most useful and cost effective tools in saving your company money.  By utilizing the tools and knowledge from a HR person you will ensure your firm hires, fires and works within the parameters of  California