SENTRIC PRESIDENT MIKE MAGGS NAMED A PITTSBURGH SMART 50 WINNER

Winners Honored for Strengthening the Region, Contributing to its Economic Success Pittsburgh, Pa. – December 1, 2015 – Sentric® President Mike Maggs has once again been honored, this time as a member of the Pittsburgh Smart 50 class of 2015. The awards, presented by Smart Business magazine, honors 50 of the region’s top leaders based…
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Taxing Matters: SUI Rates Explained

State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) taxes are kind of a big deal. States maintain a trust fund from which they pay unemployment compensation benefits to claimants.  This trust fund comes from the unemployment compensation tax paid by employers on a quarterly basis.  Every year, the states adjust the individual tax rates that employers pay based on…
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Taxing Matters: The Top 5 Employer Tax Publications

  Here are five resources you can answer pressing employer tax questions quickly and efficiently: Publication 583 – Starting a Business and Keeping Records Starting your business can be an exciting time, but it’s incredibly important to start it off on the right foot, especially in the tax arena. Publication 583 can help guide you…
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The Proposed Overtime Law: What HR Managers Need to Know Right Now

By: Shannon Maggs, Manager of HR & Administration Proposed changes to the overtime law are expected to affect nearly 5 million white-collar workers. Though the law is still only in the early stages of the approval process, experts continue to weigh in on next steps for employers if (or when) it passes. And while there’s a ton…
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Taxing Matters: Parts of a Pay Stub

Employees go to work, get paid, and the government takes their portion before employees ever see it. From their standpoint, it’s not uncommon to wonder, “What are the parts of a pay stub?” and “Why is there so much money deducted from my paycheck?” All of these questions – and the absence of their hard-earned…
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Form(s) and Function – Affordable Care Act Reporting Requirements

By: Dave Lewis, Executive Vice President We might be a few months from December 31, but our service team is already fielding an awful lot of calls regarding the topic of year-end reporting, specifically Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting requirements. At this year’s SHRM Annual Conference and Expo, we learned that our clients aren’t alone in…
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