BenefitMall serves a lot of different industries across our extensive client base. One industry that does not see a lot of action, even though it should, is the construction industry. Outsourced payroll services are as important to construction...Read more
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It is the rare small business that starts out using contracted payroll services right from the get-go. Most small businesses grow into outsourcing their payroll after reaching certain growth milestones. So how do you know when it's time to take the...Read more
Outsourcing has to have some sort of tangible benefit for it to be worthwhile to business. In the arena of online payroll services, the benefits of outsourcing are pretty extensive. Yet they all boil down to two simple things: time and compliance...Read more
It used to be that there was only one way to get paid by your employer: a direct payment made by either cash or check. Those were the days before the internet and instant electronic transactions. Now there are other payment options for employees,...Read more
Online payroll services are in transition. As we have moved to put more of our lives online, companies are discovering that they need to bring payroll back into the broader arena of overall business management rather than continue to treat it as a...Read more
As you are probably already aware, the U.S. Department of Labor has changed the rules governing overtime pay to include larger numbers of salaried workers who will have to be compensated for putting in extra hours beginning December 1 (2016). The...Read more
Wage garnishment, according to the Department of Labor, protects employees from discharge by their employers because their wages have been garnished for any one debt, and it limits the amount of an employee’s earnings that may be garnished in any...Read more
Most individuals like schedules. They provide a sense of security knowing what is coming and when. Plus, schedules leave less room for error and keep things organized and running smoothly. It’s all those reasons and more that companies choose to...Read more
What does fringe benefit mean? What qualifies as a fringe benefit? Are these benefits taxed? These are all important questions. First, let’s just look at the official IRS definition of a fringe benefit: A form of pay for the performance of services...Read more