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By the time you read this blog post, the number of shopping days remaining until Christmas will be alarmingly few. Whether you and your workers celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or any other year-end holiday, the practice of giving bonuses to...Read more
As a nationally recognized provider of payroll and benefits administration services, we deal with just about everything having to do with payroll. Even obscure things, like grossing up severance pay, are things we have to be familiar with. It is our...Read more
The Social Security Administration announced in October 2018 that the taxable wage base for old age, survivors, and disability insurance would be increasing from $128,400 to $132,900 for the 2019 tax year. For employers and their payroll departments...Read more
It wasn't too long ago when businesses completely shut down around the holidays. But what used to be commonplace a few decades ago is no longer reality. The global marketplace dictates that businesses keep churning along regardless of what the...Read more
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So, you're getting ready to start a business and you are thinking about your payroll options. Everybody you talk to tells you to handle payroll in-house with an inexpensive software package. They advise against paying for payroll service. Fair...Read more
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We frequently find ourselves explaining why turning payroll over to a third-party provider like BenefitMall is a wise decision. In so doing, we have to talk about compliance. Both federal and state laws are making payroll processing more complex as...Read more
We recently launched a brand-new app for both iOS and Android users known as PayFocus Mobile. This is not something we did halfheartedly or haphazardly. In fact, our dedicated mobile team members put a lot of time and effort into figuring out just...Read more
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The IRS issued a series of bulletins over the summer intended to encourage employers to inform their employees about tax changes for the 2018 tax year. At the heart of the bulletins are two changes resulting from tax legislation signed into law last...Read more
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The annual open enrollment period for insurance benefits is now upon us. Your company might already be actively engaged. If not, you may still have some time before open enrollment for your employees begins. Are you ready for it? More importantly,...Read more