ANNUAL W-4 NOTICE
IRS regulations (IRS Reg. §31-3402(f)(2)-1(c)(3) requires employers to remind employees to submit Form W-4 Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate, if your filing status, exemption allowances, or exempt status has changed since the last filing of your Form W-4. If you have not had any changes, there is no requirement that a new form be submitted.
CONTINUING EXEMPT STATUS IN 2021
If you are currently claiming exempt status, your exemption for 2020 expires February 16, 2021 and you will need to complete and submit prior to this date to keep your exempt status. If you do not complete a new W-4 form by this date, your tax status will change to Single and zero allowances. Any taxes withheld on or after February 16, and by the time a new W-4 is submitted for processing will not be refunded. Your new form can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org for processing.
We are pleased to share that 2020 W2s have been released. If you consented to receive electronically, please client the ‘Access Your W-2’ link under the Quick Links menu below. If you did not elect electronic consent, your W2 has been mailed to the address on file as of December 20, 2020. Please allow until 2/16/21 for your W2 to be delivered. Please email email@example.com if you need assistance with your 2020 W2.
Federal, State and City requirements enforce notification of Earned Income Credit. If you live and pay taxes to one of the following jurisdictions, please review your state/local website for EITC Considerations: CA, IL, LA, MD, NJ, OR, TX, VA, Philadelphia.
As of January 1,2021, all non-supervisory California employees are mandated by the state of CA to receive Sexual Harassment Training on an annual basis. Therefore, beginning January 1, 2021, any non-supervisory California Associates will be eligible to be trained when they have worked 100 hours or 30 days from their hire date.
Once deemed eligible, training will be pushed to the associate via BizLibrary.
The associate will have two weeks to complete.
As with all state mandated trainings, associates must be paid for this time.
Access our FAQ guide to help with additional questions.
If you are working in a city/state that offers specific COVID time off, including time off for vaccines, please reach out to the payroll team (firstname.lastname@example.org) to confirm eligibility requirements.
We are continuing to closely monitor the updates from federal and local authorities and global health experts regarding the Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). As the situation continues to evolve, Atrium is issuing the following guidance for temporary employees.
Adhere to any guidance or protocol issued by the client to which you are assigned as well as any guidance issued by local authorities.
Inform your client manager if you have visited an at-risk area and/or if you have been in contact with someone who has visited an at-risk area. As determined by federal and international authorities, at-risk areas currently include Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, South Korea and Italy. This list is subject to change based– you should review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website for continual updates about at-risk areas and other key information. If you have recently traveled to and/or been exposed to someone who has recently traveled to at-risk area(s), please work with your client manager to determine if you should report to work or if you should work from home while self-quarantining for 14 days (if business conditions allow for you to work from home).
For upcoming business travel, consult with your client manager to determine if scheduled trips (to any location, not just at-risk areas) should be completed as scheduled or delayed.
Do not report to work if you are sick. If you are absent from work due to illness, contact your Atrium Representative to determine if you are eligible for paid sick leave in accordance with state and local mandates.
Take precautions to stay healthy: avoid contact with sick people, wash your hands frequently, do not touch your face, cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing, and whenever possible, sanitize public items before you touch them (shopping carts, train or airline seats, etc).
Seek prompt medical attention and evaluation if you are not feeling well, especially if you exhibit flu-like symptoms.
Atrium will continue to closely monitor the situation and will issue additional guidance as needed. We remain committed to the health and safety of our employees and encourage you to take every available precaution to remain healthy during this time. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to your Atrium Representative.
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