Blog Posts in Small Business

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
Can You Reduce FICA Taxes with R&D?
A new tax credit introduced by the federal government to encourage more research and development will make it possible for some small businesses to reduce their tax liabilities under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA). Eligible companies...Read more
Employer Responsibilities for Wage Garnishment
When a person's wages are garnished by a court or federal agency, employers have certain responsibilities they must uphold. These responsibilities are the same whether the employer uses an online payroll service or has its own in-house payroll...Read more
2 Biggest Payroll Concerns for Remote Employees
Digital technology has made it more attractive for companies to bring on remote employees capable of working almost anywhere. Keeping track of remote employees for payroll reporting purposes can be somewhat confusing. Understand that making payroll...Read more
An Easy-To-Understand Explanation of the W-2
As a leading provider of online payroll services for small business, it's not uncommon for BenefitMall to work with clients who have W-2 questions. In an effort to make using the W-2 form a little bit easier, we have put together a basic explanation...Read more
Great Ways to Help Employees This Tax Season
It's that time of year again when workers start filing their tax returns. Many are hoping for a nice return they plan to use to catch up on bills, take a trip, or just do something special for the family. Did you know that you, as an employer, can...Read more
Now Is the Time to Update the Company Handbook
Your company handbook represents an easy way to communicate certain things relating to payroll, benefits, workplace rules, company policies, etc. And if your company is like most others, your policies change from time to time. Those changes require...Read more
Easy Ways to Save on Health Insurance Costs
Wouldn't it be great if the cost of health insurance benefits fell all by itself? Since that is not likely to happen, the only way for you to save money is to be proactive. You can do just that by implementing a number of strategies that encourage...Read more