Updated February 1, 2021
Employer Situation Room
Presented by Heartland Payroll
Updated regularly, this is your destination for federal and industry resources curated by Heartland to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Bookmark this page for easy access.
Especially for Heartland Payroll Clients
HR Support Center
A feature available to payroll clients subscribing for HR services. Includes an area devoted to COVID-19 resources, communication templates, forms and more.
Tax Credit for Hiring
You can upgrade your service to screen employees for a Work Opportunity Tax Credit and process credit claims for you.
COVID-19 HR Guidance and Best Practices
A recently recorded webinar for Heartland customers. Duration: 1 hour.
Heartland Payroll Resources
Payroll System Resources
- Client Guide to Employee Self-Service Access: V1
- Client Guide to Employee Self-Service Access: V2
- Heartland Online Payroll Client User Guide
- Heartland Resource Solution User Guide
Tax & Compliance
- Calculator: Income Tax Withholding Assistant for Employers
- Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Certificate
- Form 941, Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
- Form 941 Schedule B, Report of Tax Liability for Semiweekly Schedule Depositors
- Form 940, Employer's Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return
- 2021 Federal and State Minimum Wage Requirements
Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA), 2021
Employee Retention Credits
Refundable tax credit designed to encourage businesses to keep employees on their payroll
Additional Key Provisions from Federal Actions
Student Loan Relief
FSA has suspended wage garnishment and collections actions for student-loan borrowers and will refund more than $1.8 billion
Economic Injury Disaster Loans
Help to meet working capital needs
Expert Advice and Resources
- Resource Page for Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19
- Extensive Directory of Every Federal Agency's Coronavirus Response
- State-by-State Resources and Governmental Restrictions
- CDC Guidance for Businesses and Employers
- OSHA COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance
- FBI Urges Vigilance During COVID-19 Pandemic
- Five Reasonable Ways to Reinforce Your Business Against COVID-19
- National Restaurant Association resources
For personal assistance, contact your Heartland Payroll Specialist or Sales Representative.
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