Overtime for IT Workers

Computer Professional may be exempt from the payment of overtime under certain circumstances including the following: The employee must be paid at a rate not less than $455 per week or $27.63 per hour The employee must be employed as a computer systems analyst, computer programmer, software engineer or other similarly skilled worker in the […]

Severance Payment/FICA Contributions

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals (covering Kentucky) has ruled that payments made under a Severance Agreement are not taxable because they are actually supplemental unemployment compensation which is itself, not taxable. Employers who have withheld FICA contributions would be entitled to seek a refund from the IRS and presumably employees paying taxes on […]