Hiring Employees and Independent Contractors

July 25, 2021

2021 Laws for Nevada Employers

First and foremost, if you are an employer in Nevada, you should belong to the Nevada Association of Employers (NAE).  They offer…

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January 8, 2020

New Laws Impacting Nevada Employers

It’s that time again. New year (or decade) = new laws! While new laws and amendments to existing ones are nothing unusual,…

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July 16, 2016

WTF(LSA) – New FLSA Regulations

Goodness gracious.  Every time I think regulations affecting small businesses can’t get any more onerous, I’m proven wrong. From the ACA to…

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December 15, 2015

Nevada Wage Claims

First, what is a wage claim?  Any person who has previously worked for you, in any capacity, can file a wage claim…

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April 15, 2014

Nevada DETR Audits – What You Need to Know

Have you received an audit notice from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation (DETR)?  Try not to panic.  Here’s what…

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February 28, 2013

Are You Misclassifying Your Workers?

Hiring employees costs money, not only in the amount you’re paying them but also in taxes, fees, and time spent filling out…

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June 2, 2011

Financial Incentives for Hiring Unemployed Nevadans

This month’s issue of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce‘s Business Voice features an article about Silver State Works, which provides businesses…

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May 10, 2010

Firing At-Will Employees

By Guest Blogger Eric Swenson, Managing Director of RSJ/Swenson, an HR and Management Consulting firm with offices in Las Vegas and Los…

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April 26, 2010

IRS to Increase Focus on Self-Employeds

By Guest Blogger Reg Baker, CPA (702) 360-2823 If you are self-employed; beware! The Internal Revenue Service plans to increase audits of…

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December 2, 2009

Hiring: Employee or Independent Contractor?

I often speak with business owners who are ready to hire workers.  While this is a big step for a small business,…

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