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By June 23, 2022June 27th, 2022Hot Topics

Take a look below for our most recent HR Hot Topic Postings.

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IRS Mid-Year Mileage Reimbursement Rate Increase

The IRS has announced an increase in their previously set 2022 optional standard mileage reimbursement rate for the remaining 6 months of the year.

Effective July 1st, 2022, the standard mileage rate for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) is now:

  • 62.5 cents (previously 58.5 cents) per mile driven for business use
  • 22 cents (previously 18 cents) per mile driven for medical, or moving purposes for qualified active-duty members of the Armed Forces
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations; the rate is set by statute and remains unchanged from 2021.

Hot Topic Mini Survey: Employee Engagement Tools

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Remote Workers I-9 Flexibility Extended

The DHO along with ICE have also announced an extension of I-9 Verification flexible requirements for fully remote workers until October 31, 2022. Learn more about this extension on U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement website.

COVID Temporary Policies for I-9 Documents to End

The Department of Homeland Security has announced that beginning May 1st, 2022, employers will no longer be permitted to accept expired documents from employees under “List B” during the I-9 Verification process. Originally, the temporary policy was put in place due to COVID-19 delays in document renewal.
What does this mean for you? If you are an employer that accepted an expired “List B” document from an employee for completion of their Form I-9 between 5/1/20 – 4/30/22, you will be required to update that employee’s Form I-9 with an unexpired “List B” document by 7/31/22.
To read more about the updated guidelines and identify what steps you may need to take, click here.
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