January 23, 2017 | Juanita Farmer, CPA

Earlier Filing Deadlines in 2017 for Forms W-2 and 1099

Starting in 2017 employers and small businesses face an earlier filing deadline of January 31 for Forms W-2. The new January 31 filing deadline also applies to certain Forms 1099-MISC reporting non-employee compensation such as payments to independent contractors. Also of note is that the IRS must also hold some refunds until February 15. A […]

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October 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

Gov. Hogan Announces Continuation of Low Unemployment Insurance Taxes in 2017

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that Maryland employers will continue to benefit from the lowest possible unemployment insurance tax rights allowed under state law beginning in the first quart of 2017. According to a news release, the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation is able to offer this rate due to declining unemployment and […]

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August 22, 2015 | Jeff Getek

Riderwood Recognized in Top 20 of Healthiest Employers in Greater Washington

Riderwood was named as one of the Healthiest Employers in Greater Washington for 2015 in an annual competition sponsored by the Washington Business Journal. The awards reception was held on August 13 in Crystal City, Virginia. Sarah Jenkins, MSN, MPH, CRNP, the Nurse Practitioner for the Employee Health & Wellness Center, represented the Erickson Living […]

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July 28, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Attorney General Holder, Labor Secretary Perez, and CE Leggett Tour Jail (VIDEOS)

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett toured the Montgomery County Correctional Facility on July 28 in Boyds. The visit by the Obama administration officials was to highlight the programs going on inside the jail to help the inmates learn skills and get jobs when they […]

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June 25, 2014 | Laurel Jones

Presenteeism and the Working Family Caregiver

Presenteeism is a term that is used with human performance measurement by human resources and organizational leaders. It is the enemy of highly functioning teams.  Presenteeism is described as being present at work but not being productive due to mental or physical health reasons.  This can take the form for excessive time on the phone or internet […]

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