Blog Posts in Benefits

Direct deposit is clearly the dominant method for paying employees. We've seen estimates that suggests more than 85% of America's employers either require direct deposit or offer it as an option. We see no reason to question those estimates given...Read more
The period between mid-December through mid-January is arguably the busiest time of the year for payroll departments. This is the time of year they are dealing with seasonal employees, year-end bonus pay, W-2s and W-3s, and so forth. The stress can...Read more
It is that time of year again when we have to start warning clients about tax scams. Unfortunately, there are some unscrupulous thieves for whom nothing is off the table. They will go as far as to steal employer and worker information to enrich...Read more
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