Compliance Calendar

Mark Your Calendars for Compliance

This time of year we often find ourselves reflecting about the year that was. While 2006 has been a great year it is time to look forward and plan for 2007. There are a number of HR compliance-related deadlines that affect many employers. Mark the following requirements on your calendar for 2007 and future years. New Hampshire Safety Summary Form

  • Requirement: 10 or more employees working in NH
  • DEADLINE: Biennial submission due before January 1st of the following year

Form 5500

  • The instructions for Form 5500 provides details on which plans are required to file Form 5500 and how to complete it
  • The Department of Labor has also published a Troubleshooter’s Guide to Filing the ERISA Annual Report (Form 5500)
  • Assistance may also be obtained from an experienced benefits attorney or accountant
  • DEADLINE: file annually by the last day of the 7th month following the end of the plan year (July 31st for calendar year plans)

OSHA Form 300A

  • All employers
  • Maintain calendar year record of all reportable injuries and illnesses incurred during the year
  • Use information to prepare OSHA 300A
  • Post in a conspicuous location i.e., lunchroom
  • Ensure employee’s confidential information is maintained
  • DEADLINE: post February 1st – April 30th each year

Payroll/Taxes

  • DEADLINE January 31st for previous year

VETS-100 form (Federal Contractors only)

  • If your company is part of the VETS-100 database, you will have a VETS100 Report identification number on file
  • You will receive a Notice of Filing Obligation prior to the September deadline with current reporting information
  • If you do not receive this notice, or are a new Federal contractor, you may download this from their website at http://vets.dol.go v/vets100
  • When requesting forms, provide the parent company name, address, contact person, telephone number and e-mail address
  • DEADLINE: September 30th

Equal Employment Opportunity Report (EEO-1)

  • Employers with 100 or more employees
  • Employers with 50 or more employees (federal contractors only)
  • DEADLINE September 30th for the current year

Please bear in mind this is a general overview/summary of information and should not be a substitute for legal advice. Some of this information will vary depending on the employer’s circumstances.