Can One Certified Payroll Report Meet Requirements in all 50 States?

Certified Payroll/Prevailing Wage, QuickBooks Add-Ons, QuickBooks Corner
  Certified payroll reporting requirements are complex.  There is no single certified payroll form that will meet the requirements in all 50 states.  Don't be fooled! It's a common misconception that a single certified payroll report form will meet the prevailing wage requirements found in each of the 50 states.  To be fair, at one time or another a contractor in any state will work on a federally funded construction project and submit the US Department of Labor WH-347 form (or an acceptable substitute).  However, that would be the only time. 21 states follow the reporting requirements of the US Department of Labor and file a WH -347 form or an acceptable substitute for each government-funded construction project that they work on. 14 states have enacted state prevailing wage laws,…
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Department of Transportation (DOT) Gears up for Next Round of Rail Grants

Construction News
From Engineering News-RecordThe $8 billion the U.S. Dept. of Transportation awarded in January for high-speed rail was a dramatic move, but it is far from a one-shot deal. DOT now is preparing to seek proposals for a new batch of rail grants, totaling more than $2.3 billion. If the first round, funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, is any indicator, the next competition will attract a throng of applicants.Karen Rae, deputy chief of DOT’s Federal Railroad Administration, says, “It’s a very new game. I think the one thing we know is the pent-up demand was huge.” Indeed, the ARRA round drew high-speed rail (HSR) proposals totaling $57 billion for the $8 billion available. The next round will start with a “notice of funding availability,” which Rae says will…
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Reporting Requirements for the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009

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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), provides the State Departments of Transportation and Federal Lands Agencies with $27.5 billion for highway infrastructure investment. With this money there also comes an increased level of reporting, which we will be adding to Certified Payroll Solution to better and more fully serve the needs of our customers who may be working on these types of construction projects. ARRA Reports include: Monthly Employment Report - Form FHWA-1589 Monthly Recipient Project Status Report - Form FHWA-1585 (a summary report in addition to FHWA-1589) Initial ARRA Project Plan - Form FHWA-1586 (a summary report in addition to FHWA-1589) Monthly Summary Employment Report - Form FHWA-1587 (a summary report in addition to FHWA-1589) Periodic Grouped Project Report - Form FHWA-1588 (a summary report in…
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