New W-4 Form for 2020

https://acumenadvisors.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/IRS-Issues-new-W-4-for-2020.mp4 The IRS has released an updated version of its W-4 form (“Employee’s Withholding Certificate” form) which employers use to determine each employee’s federal tax withholdings. The new form includes instructions on how to complete it. This form is used with new hires and for any employee wishing to change…
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2020 Plan Limits

Many benefit plan limits have changed for the upcoming calendar year. Click here to view the contribution limits for 2020 for your 401k plans, Health Savings Accounts (HSA), High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP), and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA). Clients of Acumen Advisors are encouraged to contact their Advisor or Account…
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New HRA Rules in 2020

To keep you up to speed going into the new year, acumen’s August Webinar Series, New HRA Rules in 2020: What You Can Expect, featured special guest Casandra Mueller, from BASE. Casandra explained the newly finalized HRA rules and employer options for 2020. Topics included: Existing HRA Options: Integrated Health…
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Webinar: Iowa-Specific Employment Laws

Acumen’s July webinar covered Iowa-Specific Employment Laws. We discussed several important topics, including: • Unused Benefits at Termination • Protected Leave Categories • Drug/Alcohol Testing • Wage Deductions • Uniform, Tools, and Equipment • Record Keeping Requirements If you missed the live session or would like to revisit it, use…
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Webinar: DOL Audit Alert

Our May episode of acumen’s Monthly Webinar Series, DOL Audit Alert: What You Need To Know, was a great success! We shared important steps that employers can take to prepare and protect their company in the event of a DOL audit. During this 30 minute webinar, we explored: Audit Triggers…
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Webinar: FMLA Facts & Fiction

What is FMLA? Which employers are required to offer FMLA? Get up to speed on the Family & Medical Leave Act when you view this recording of our April webinar: FMLA Facts & Fiction. During this 30 minute webinar, we unraveled some of the misconceptions about the Family & Medical…
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Making Sense of the 30-Hour Rule

Milinda Fraley and Tammy Urquhart, Market Specialists, acumen Employers may wonder if their company is subject to the 30-hour rule or if they can define what constitutes full time and part time within their company. The Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility provision requires that all Applicable Large Group Employers…
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Webinar: Toolbox Training

Toolbox Training: Compliance Calendar and Benefits Notice Builder If compliance concerns are keeping you up at night, check out this recording of our Toolbox Training: Compliance Calendar and Benefits Notice Builder webinar. This 30 minute webinar takes deep dive into accessing, configuring, and updating your Wisdom Network Compliance Calendar and…
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Webinar: New Year, New You

If you missed the live broadcast, here’s your chance to catch up by viewing this recording of our New Year New Tools webinar. During this 30 minute webinar, we explored how to get the most from the Acumen Wisdom Network, Employer Toolbox, and the newly introduced elements, including: Compliance Calendar…
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Webinar: Building Your Employee Handbook

In today’s human resource environment, having a clear and well thought out employee handbook is more important than ever. Check out this recording of our Building Your Employee Handbook webinar for help in creating or updating an effective handbook for your company. This 30 minute webinar explores the key elements…
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