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In January 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) changed the way automatic gratuity is handled in that tips automatically included on a customer’s bill is now considered a service charge. This “service charge” is handled as a wage, rather than a...Read more
Tax season is well underway and for many businesses it can be a stressful time. Number crunching, audits and the possibility of owing money can all lead to procrastination, which alone is another cause for stress. However, contrary to all of that,...Read more
Nailing down the perfect new hire is not necessarily a simple process. You review several resumes, interview numerous qualified individuals and finally pick the perfect employee who meets all the criteria and, even more-so, adds a positive new...Read more
2014 brings minimum wage increases to workers in 14 states. Currently, the federal minimum wage rate is set at $7.25 per hour. The table below provides a summary of the new minimum wage rates in states that enacted changes for 2014. All wages listed...Read more