• HBS Moving to new office

    In order to provide the highest level of service to our clients HBS is excited to announce we are expanding and moving to a new office. Our new mailing address will be: Huntington Business Systems, Inc. 761-70 Coates Avenue Holbrook, NY 11741 Our phone numbers and PO Box address will remain unchanged.  All invoice payments

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  • HBS Office Closed due to Hurricane Sandy

    From Washington to Boston, big cities and small towns Sunday buttoned down against the onslaught of hurricane Sandy that could effect 50 million people in the most heavily populated corridor in the nation, with forecasters warning that the New York area could get the worst of it — an 11-foot wall of water. While flooding

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  • Social Media to do or not to do

    Although it may not be a widespread practice among employers, asking employees or job applicants to provide passwords or access rights to social media accounts (e.g., Facebook or Twitter) has gained national attention and has been widely criticized by advocacy groups and politicians. While members of Congress are evaluating ways to prohibit the practice, Maryland

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  • Huntington Business Systems Receives 2012 Best of Bainbridge Island Award

      Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Huntington Business Systems Receives 2012 Best of Bainbridge Island Award U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement NEW YORK, NY, March 15, 2012 — Huntington Business Systems has been selected for the 2012 Best of Bainbridge Island Award in the Computer Related Consulting Services category by the U.S.

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  • Revised Form 941

    Feb. 23, 2012 WASHINGTON DC The Internal Revenue Service today released revised Form 941 enabling employers to properly report the newly-extended payroll tax cut benefiting nearly 160 million workers. Under the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, enacted yesterday, workers will continue to receive larger paychecks for the rest of this

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  • New Developments in California Regarding Disclosure of Wages and Classification of Employees

    New Developments in California Regarding Disclosure of Wages and Classification of Employees   As of January 1, 2012, two new laws went into effect in California: the Wage Theft Protection Act and Senate Bill 459, better known by the ominous nickname “The Job Killer Act.” The Wage Theft Protection Act, among other things, requires California

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  • “Ministerial Exception” to employment discrimination laws

    The United States Supreme Court Recognizes “Ministerial Exceptions” and bars certain Religious employees from bringing employment discrimination claims.   In a significant religious freedom decision, on January 11, 2012, the United States Supreme Court unanimously recognized a “ministerial exception” to employment discrimination laws.  The “ministerial exception” had been recognized by the lower Courts of Appeals,

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  • Wage Theft Prevention Act

    On October 9, 2011, Governor Brown of California signed into law the Wage Theft Prevention Act (Assembly Bill 469), which becomes effective January 1, 2012.  The Wage Theft Prevention Act contains additional requirements for employers regarding statements to employees at the time of hire, information required to be displayed on pay statements, record keeping requirements,

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  • Connecticut’s Paid Sick Leave Bill Could Cause Confusion for Payroll

    Employers will have their work cut out for them to see which of their employees fits the bill (no pun intended) come January 1, 2012 when all Connecticut based companies excluding manufacturing companies will fall under the new law. The bill is designed for “Service workers” who are paid hourly and are non-exempt from overtime

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  • Summer Vacation Scheduling

    Did your company run into productivity issues because of vacation scheduling? Not having a time and attendance system in place can risk daily business operations for any size business.  There is also the risk of internal conflicts amongst employees or staff if they are requesting the same time off in a given period of time. 

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