A recent news story about energy-efficient appliances described a couple who had replaced their washing machine, dryer, and refrigerator with brand-new models. They were surprised to see a reduction in their monthly utility bills of more than 20%...Read more
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If your company pays biweekly, you will end the 2017 calendar year with an extra pay period. In other words, your employees will have been paid 27 times this year rather than the typical 26. No, this is not a scam. It is really just an optical...Read more
Who doesn't love the start of the holiday season every November? If anybody, it is that group of low level managers who bear the brunt of the responsibility for managing the office while legions of workers take their vacation time around...Read more
Payroll software for small business is often touted as a 'magic pill' for transforming outdated payroll systems overnight. Truth be known, new software alone rarely gets the job done. Legacy payroll systems have to be rebuilt from the ground up. The...Read more
America's employers have lots of different ways to pay gig workers. They can pay cash, write checks, utilize direct deposit, or even issue payroll cards. Direct deposit is by far the most popular method at the current time, but there are some...Read more
Any employer still using a legacy payroll system can benefit from modernization in at least a few ways. Take time and attendance tracking as an example. Modern time and attendance solutions utilize things like digital time clocks and plastic ID...Read more
As a leading provider of payroll services for small business, one of the persistent topics we deal with is the classification of workers. Where most small business employees are hourly or salaried workers, there is that small minority that provide...Read more
Here at BenefitMall, we firmly believe that payroll for the average small business should not take more than a few minutes each week. That is why we offer a specialized payroll solution for the restaurant industry. Through years of serving small...Read more
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