U. S. Department of Labor Revises Certified Payroll Reporting Requirements for Form WH-347

Certified Payroll/Prevailing Wage, Construction News, The "Sunburst" Website
Effective January 18, 2009 Prime/General contractors and subcontractors who perform work on federally funded construction projects are no longer required to display the home address and social security numbers of employees on the certified payroll report form WH-347 that they submit; instead you are now required to display the employees full name and the last 4-digits of his/her social security number as follows XXX-XX-1234.  This revision was established to better protect worker privacy and identity theft. Given the new reporting requirements it would not be in violation of 29 CFR 5.5 (a)(3)(i) for a prime/general contractor to require a subcontractor to proved employee addresses and social security numbers for the prime/general contractors own records, without including this information in weekly submissions. The U.S. Department of Labor - Wage and Hour…
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New & Updated “Certified Payroll Solution” Audio/Video Training

The "Sunburst" Website
With all of the enhancements (new features, forms, functionality) that we've made to Certified Payroll Solution in the last 1/2 years - not to mention the release of the new Federal WH-347 Certified payroll report and reporting requirements.....I decided it was time to get off my duff and update some of our training videos. After nearly 4 days of screen capture, audio recording, and editing I'm happy to announce that two of the video's (totally a little over 1 hour of viewing time) are now available in the Certified Payroll Solution Training, Support & Resource Center - in the Free Training Category. The video's that have been updated are the "Certified Payroll Solution Initial Setup Video" and the "Running Certified Payroll Solution Video". Updated videos are available in their original…
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Press Release

Construction News, The "Sunburst" Website
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact Nancy Smyth Sunburst Software Solutions, Inc. (888) 348-2877 phone (866) 684-5157 fax sales@sunburstsoftwaresolutions.com https://www.sunburstsoftwaresolutions.com SUNBURST SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS, INC. RELEASES FEDERAL WH-347 COMPLIANCE UPDATE FOR "CERTIFIED PAYROLL SOLUTION" AND CONTRACTORS USING QUICKBOOKS. "Certified Payroll Solution" Integrates with QuickBooks to Help Contractors Working on Government Funded Construction Projects Comply With Certified Payroll Reporting Requirements, Saving Them Time And Money. West Charleston, VT - January 16, 2009 Sunburst Software Solutions, Inc., an Intuit Gold Developer, is pleased to announce the release of a compliance update, on January 14, 2009, for their flagship QuickBooks integrated application "Certified Payroll Solution."  This compliance update meets new Federal WH-347 certified payroll reporting requirements which become effective January 18, 2009, as mandated by the U.S. Department of Labor on December 18, 2008.…
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New Federal WH-347 Reporting Mandates Effective 1/18/09

Construction News, The "Sunburst" Website
IMPORTANT Revisions to U.S. Department of Labor/Federal WH-347 Reporting Mandates Regarding Protecting the Privacy of Workers. January 9, 2009 Affected Audience: All prime/general contractors and subcontractors required to file the Federal WH-347 Certified Payroll form on prevailing wage projects. Background: On October 20, 2008 the U.S. Department of Labor published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register (73 FR 62229) which invited comments until November 19, 2008, on proposed revisions to update current regulatory standards in order to better protect worker privacy for contracts covering federally financed and federally-assisted construction contracts.  Specifically the proposed revisions affect the reporting of employee addresses and social security numbers on the Federal WH-347 certified payroll reports. Effective Date: According to recent information released in the Federal Register (73 FR 77504) published on…
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