Blog Posts in Small Business

Don't you just love all the predictions that start rolling out in November and December? We sure do, especially as they relate to payroll and HR. End-of-year predictions are great fodder for discussions between our staff and our clients, discussions...Read more
There has been a push across the country in recent years to increase state minimum wages. From coast-to-coast, states have been looking at pay increases that they hope will bring minimum wage earners more in line with what their higher earning...Read more
From time to time, employers receive court orders or letters from attorneys informing them of their legal obligation to garnish employee wages. Wage garnishment is a tool used to force people to make good on their debts. It can be utilized to...Read more
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
It goes without saying that those of us here at BenefitMall believe the best way to handle payroll and benefits administration is to outsource both to a reputable provider like us. Still, we know not every company is comfortable with outsourcing...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