Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) has introduced new legislation that would make the president's payroll tax deferral optional for federal employees and servicemembers.
A group of 43 House members, including four Republicans, are again calling on the Trump administration to give federal employees and military members the choice to opt-out of the president's payroll tax deferral.
In today's Federal Newscast, Congress makes another push to allow federal employees and military members to opt-out of the president's payroll tax deferral.
In today's Federal Newscast, agencies have a little more guidance now on how they're supposed to implement the president's recent federal hiring executive order.
Military members and federal employee groups worry those impacted by the president's mandatory payroll tax deferral aren't getting the message about the extra dollars they're seeing in their paychecks -- and that they'll have to pay it all back next year.
After reviewing the policy's impact on the organization and workforce, the U.S. Postal Service has decided it will not implement the president's payroll tax deferral, USPS announced Tuesday.
Federal News Network has created a calculator to help you estimate how much you'll receive in deferred payroll taxes between September and the end of the calendar year -- and how much you can expect to pay back in 2021.
The Office of Management and Budget has at last issued written guidance on the president's upcoming payroll tax deferral for federal employees and military members. But if employees are expecting answers, they'll come up with few definitive details.
The deferral plan won't save anybody one dollar and will come back to bite people who spend their windfalls
In today's Federal Newscast, lawmakers say they're ready to work with the four major federal payroll providers so they can implement an option.
President Trump's pick to lead the Office of Personnel Management is accused of 'lacking commitment to federal merit system," one of D.C.'s industry experts is leaving his high-profile post, and a congressional committee is launching an investigation into recent tragedies at Ft. Hood.
The president's upcoming payroll tax deferral is effective for civilian federal employees when the current pay period ends Sept. 12, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service said. For active-duty military, the president's payroll tax deferral is effective for the mid-month paycheck Sept. 15.
A 1% federal pay raise for civilian employees looks more likely with every passing day. But when it comes to next year's paycheck, the president's planned payroll tax deferral throws a wrench into things.
Both federal civilian employees and active-duty military members will see temporary changes to their take-home pay as a result of the president's tax deferral, a senior administration official told Federal News Network. Though civilian employees and the military will see savings later this month, they're expected to pay back deferred taxes starting next January.