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2020 Payroll Taxes Will Hit Higher Incomes

Starting Jan. 1, 2020, the maximum earnings subject to the Social Security payroll tax will increase to $137,700. Before the start of new year, adjust payroll systems to account for the higher taxable wage base and notify affected employees that Social Security FICA taxes will be withheld from more of their pay.

Q&A with Oracle’s Gretchen Alarcon

SHRM Online caught up with Gretchen Alarcon, group vice president of human capital management (HCM) strategy at Oracle, to ask her about the company’s new voice capabilities for its digital assistants and other ways employers can support employees’ career growth and help them collaborate more effectively with their peers.

Keeping Up with Laws and Regulations Is Crucial

Through continuous education, you can become legislative subject matter experts and compliance leaders. By setting goals and committing to a disciplined approach to educating ourselves, then utilizing a variety of SHRM competencies to do so, HR professionals can stay on top of evolving laws and regulations that affect the workplace.