Things you might want to know (Archive)

2005 Unemployment Compensation Rate Schedule Announced
Schedule D has now arrived. As result of the balance in the Alabama State Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund on June 30 of this year, employers will move from “Schedule C” to “Schedule D” on January 1, 2005.

Capture Tax Savings That Go Straight To The Bottom Line
Are you an employer looking to improve your company’s bottom line while finding qualified workers at the same time? By using the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) and the Welfare-to-Work Tax Credit (WtWTC) programs, you can do just that.

Improving Stewardship of Employer Unemployment Insurance Taxes
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Is Self-Insurance Right For You?
Employers are constantly searching for new ways to reduce expenses. In the private sector we all can agree that the bottom line for any successful business is profit. Achieving a profitable margin can best be accomplished by improving revenues and lowering costs.

New procedure for filing Unemployment Appeals
The Alabama Department of Labor announces that, effective immediately, all appeals involving Unemployment Compensation (UC) cases should be made in writing.

Getting that competitive edge
Whether you are a one-person operation or one of the largest employers in Alabama, using labor market information can give you the knowledge to gain a competitive edge in the business community.

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