Biden Meets with Business Execs on Vaccine Mandates

President Biden met with high-profile business leaders Wednesday to tout their support for COVID-19 vaccine mandates announced by his administration last week. Biden announced last week that all businesses with 100 or more employees must require their workers to be vaccinated or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing. The administration is also requiring all health facilities that… Read more »

Biden Announces Sweeping New Vaccine Mandates

President Biden will announce today that all businesses with 100 or more employees must require their workers to be vaccinated or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing. Biden is also requiring all health facilities that accept Medicare or Medicaid funding to vaccinate their workforces and all federal employees to get vaccinated as well, without the option of… Read more »

Neal-Brady Bill Would Build on SECURE Act

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) and Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) are optimistic that the bill they introduced Oct. 27 to expand on the 2019 SECURE Act and help more Americans save for retirement could move quickly through Congress. The “Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2020” would promote savings earlier… Read more »

ASAE Joins Chamber Letter Opposing Payroll Tax Order

ASAE joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and more than 30 other associations this week in a letter urging congressional leaders and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to enact tax relief for American families that does not rely on a payroll tax deferment. President Trump issued an executive order this month that allows employers to defer… Read more »

Trump’s Payroll Tax Deferral Raises Questions

President Trump’s executive action last weekend to defer collection of payroll taxes forces employers, including associations, to make some difficult choices in the weeks ahead. Trump’s executive order defers payroll taxes from Sept. 1 through the end of December, meaning companies have just weeks to figure out whether the order is mandatory and modify payroll… Read more »