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Employee Retention Tax Credit Update: Early Expiration

The Employee Retention Tax Credit program now expires on September 30, 2021. This may create new complexities for your business….
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6 Fair Ways to Reduce Payroll Costs

Payroll-related spending is usually a business’s largest expense. These tips can help you reduce unnecessary payroll costs….
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The Benefits of Outsourcing Payroll

Outsourcing payroll can help you stay compliant and save time and money. If you’re thinking about outsourcing payroll with a third-party provider, here’s what you need to know:…
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Your Guide to Hiring an Out-of-State Employee (with Checklist)

Hiring out-of-state employees can help you reach a wider talent pool and expand your business presence in another region. However, each state has its own rules and regulations governing the hiring process, payroll, taxes, and more. …
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How to Survive a Minimum Wage Increase in 2020 (And Beyond)

Key Points for on How Your Organization Can Survive a Minimum Wage Increase: At $7.25/hr, the federal minimum wage is nearly impossible to live on. Because of this, 24 states are raising their minimum wage rate above the federal standard. Most employees can’t wait for a minimum wage increase, but small and medium-sized businesses may…
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Leap Years: What An Extra Pay Period Means for Your Payroll (and How Our Checklist Can Help)

An extra pay period can occur any year depending on your pay date and frequency. Our checklist can help you manage payroll with an extra pay period….
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DOL Raises Minimum Salary Requirement for Overtime Exemption

Key Points: Starting January 1, 2020, employees who are currently classified as exempt but earn less than $684 per week ($35,568 per year) will become eligible for overtime compensation To comply, employers can increase salaries to the new standard of $35,568 or retain current employee salaries and compensate any overtime hours Employers can prepare for…
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The New 2020 W-4 Is Here (Infographic)

The IRS just released the finalized W-4 for 2020 and it’s ready to be used! If you didn’t see the initial draft of the W-4, click here to learn more about what changed from the version you’re familiar with. If you did see the first drafts, you’ll be happy to know that no drastic changes…
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New Decade, New Form

The W-4 is set to get a makeover in 2020. The IRS believes this reboot will help employees avoid withholding the wrong amount on their W-4s. While it’s still just a draft, it’s clear that these updates will streamline and simplify this essential tax form. Here’s what you need to know. How it Looks Click…
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Taxing Matters: Parts of a Pay Stub

Do your employees understand the information included on their pay stubs? There’s a good chance that they don’t. Key points: Employers should not assume their employees understand what’s on a pay stub. Understanding what’s included on a pay stub can help to catch payroll errors before they become a more significant issue. Common parts of…
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