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How to Choose a Payroll Schedule
The minute a small business hires its first employee above and beyond ownership is the minute ownership must start thinking about payroll. Who will process payroll? Will payroll be handled digitally or manually? How often will employees be paid? The...Read more
What the Comp Time Bill May Mean for You
In early May 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017 in the hope of giving both employers and their workers new ways of handling compensation for overtime hours. The bill passed mainly along party...Read more
HSAs and the Repeal and Replace Effort
Earlier this year (2017), it looked like the GOP effort to repeal and replace Obamacare was dead. And even though current prospects are only slightly brighter, the passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) signals a willingness in Washington to...Read more
IRS Proposes New 401(k) Forfeiture Regs
The Washington regulatory machine has certainly been very busy over the last 12 months. Some of what they have been doing is good for employers and their employees; some of it is not. For example, consider the recent rule changes proposed by the IRS...Read more
The First 2 Weeks Are Critical in Preventing Turnover
As experts in construction and restaurant payroll, we know first-hand that some industries have higher turnover rates than others. The hospitality sector is a good example. Hospitality businesses tend to hire and terminate so quickly that entire...Read more
When Employees Do Not Show: 3 Things to Keep in Mind
One of the last things an employer wants to deal with from an HR perspective are employees who do not show. 'No show' workers or those who simply do not show up for their shifts without requesting time off beforehand and without making any effort to...Read more
ACA Compliance: Possible Outcomes of the GOP Plan
As Congress wrestles with the monumental task of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), one thing is clear: the process is not as cut and dried as it was made out to be during last year's campaign. Congressional leaders are hoping to...Read more