When is an administrative assistant exempt from tax?

When is an administrative assistant exempt from tax?

Thus, if the administrative employee is one of several assistants in the office performing general administrative duties and is not primarily assigned to assisting an owner or senior officer of the business, then the exemption will not apply.

Is the executive assistant exempt from overtime pay?

Caution: Administrative Assistants Only Rarely Are Exempt From Overtime Pay January 15, 2013 Leave a comment Employers sometimes classify office workers who perform secretarial, receptionist, and other administrative tasks as exempt from overtime pay because they receive a salary and have job titles such as “executive assistant.”

What makes an executive assistant exempt from FLSA?

The FLSA regulations make clear that executive or administrative assistants will only qualify as exempt if they assist “business owners or senior executives of large organizations.”

Do you have to be an employee to be exempt?

To qualify as exempt, employees must be paid on a salary basis of not less than $455 per week ( $684 per week effective January 1, 2020) and must also perform duties that qualify for an exemption. Generally, for office workers performing administrative tasks the exemption for “administrative employees” must be met.

Thus, if the administrative employee is one of several assistants in the office performing general administrative duties and is not primarily assigned to assisting an owner or senior officer of the business, then the exemption will not apply.

Caution: Administrative Assistants Only Rarely Are Exempt From Overtime Pay January 15, 2013 Leave a comment Employers sometimes classify office workers who perform secretarial, receptionist, and other administrative tasks as exempt from overtime pay because they receive a salary and have job titles such as “executive assistant.”

How are executive assistants exempt from FLSA regulations?

Further, the FLSA regulations clearly state that executive or administrative assistants will only qualify as exempt if they assist “business owners or senior executives of large organizations.”

Can a secretary be classified as an exempt employee?

Misclassifying your secretary or executive assistant as an exempt administrative employee will subject you to liability for overtime compensation (in addition to salary already paid) and civil penalties if it is a repeat and willful violation.