Commonwealth Blog

Increases in minimum wage on July 1, 2017
June 14, 2017

Effective 7/1/2017  the minimum wage will be increasing in the States listed below. State Jurisdiction Employee Count Regular Wage Tipped Wage Current New Current New AZ Flagstaff state $10.5 state $7.50 CA Emeryville <56 $13.00 $14.00 CA Los Angeles City

Change in W-2 and 1099-MISC Due Dates
December 15, 2016

Starting with the 2017 tax season, the House passed The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (or the Consolidated Appropriations Act), which moves up the deadline for filing copies of 2016 Forms W-2 and 1099-MISC (if you are

2017 Minimum Wage Rate Changes
December 14, 2016

Minimum wage rates are changing in many states across the country starting December 31, 2016 or January 1, 2017.  Below are the highlights and a full list is available. The Massachusetts minimum wage rate will be $11.00 as of January 1