Blog Posts in Tax Compliance

The Pesky 1099-MISC for Independent Contractors
If you are a regular reader of our blog, you know we frequently address the question of employee classification. We will not go through that again here, but we do want to touch on the pesky 1099-MISC form. This is the form used to report income paid...Read more
A Reminder About Per Diem Payments
You may have heard that the IRS recently released per diem rates for 2017-2018. These new rates are effective from October 1 through September 30 of 2018. In light of the new rates, we thought it might be wise to publish a reminder to our clients...Read more
TFRP: What It Is and What You Need to Know About It
Imagine being a partner in a business that employs several dozen people. You have a competent payroll team that works alongside a payroll services provider to process payroll and ensure that taxes are withheld and paid. Everything is moving along...Read more
Year-End is Coming - Begin Preparing NOW!
The end of summer and the start of new routines means getting back into the swing of things. It means the start of football, the beginning of a new school year, and weather that will gradually be getting colder and nights that will be getting...Read more
The concept of correctly calculating payroll costs is something that frequently comes up when our sales team is working with a new customer. As surprising as it sounds, small businesses often underestimate their payroll costs because they do not...Read more
Do Not Let Receivables Interfere with Payroll
Over the years, there have been plenty of instances of companies being unable to pay their employees and eventually going out of business. It is a reality that probably occurs more often than it should. Perhaps the most frustrating thing about it is...Read more
Signing on with a small business payroll service like BenefitMall means making choices about how you want payroll processed. Among those choices is how employees will actually be paid. You can pay via paper check, direct deposit, cash, and even...Read more
Cloud based payroll technology
Our sales team spends a lot of time talking with potential clients about online payroll in the cloud. There is this disconnect between payroll processing and cloud computing that business owners and managers cannot seem to get over, which is one of...Read more
If you are the owner of a franchise operation, you have yet another reason to consider working with BenefitMall to handle your payroll processing. A recent rash of court decisions combined with vague federal and state regulations is causing...Read more