Blog Posts in Small Business

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
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
Where We Now Stand with ACA Compliance
As one of the nation's leading providers of payroll services and benefits administration, we believe it is our responsibility to keep clients up-to-date on where we are with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its related compliance issues. Things are...Read more
5 Payroll Processing Goals for 2017
Believe it or not, we are quickly passing through the second quarter of 2017. Still, the year is young enough that it is not too late to implement a few changes to make your payroll processing more efficient and accurate. There is never a bad time...Read more