Hiring new employees is an exciting part of running a business - it means your company is growing, previously vacant positions are covered, and overall a new team dynamic. Contrarily, hiring also requires lots of paperwork, research, phone calls and...Read more
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The 2014 tax season has come to a close, whew! That stressful time of getting everything in order to meet the April 15 deadline has come and gone, and now you can comfortably move on with your typical workday. While that may be true, it also opens...Read more
It’s been predicted that payroll costs are going to drastically increase over the next several years. We don’t know by how much or exactly when. Fortunately, there are ways business owners can begin to prepare now for the benefit of finances,...Read more
It’s not at all uncommon for small business owners to feel like they are drowning in the every day nitty-gritty work of paying bills, hiring employees, training staff, etc. When is there extra time to focus on the main objective -- trying to grow...Read more
If you are an entrepreneur at heart or are gearing up to start your own company, have you considered how you are going to handle your finances? Financial Institutes, such as banks and credit unions alike, are hungry for start up companies who may be...Read more
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
Several weeks ago, we touched on the topic of HR managers acting as an employer's in-house tax collector . More than ever, HR departments are responsible for understanding and complying with very detailed, complex state and federal tax regulations...Read more
Do you ever feel like you see your coworkers more often than your family or friends? In most cases it’s true! You and your peers spend several hours, several days per week meeting, brainstorming, swapping stories, grabbing lunch together, and more...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
Last week, we examined the role your HR department plays in handling the complexity of evolving federal and state taxes in regards to payroll, in the article “ Is your HR department ready to take on the role of tax collector? ” However, taxes are...Read more