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…
Read More

Posted in Payroll
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…
Read More

Posted in Benefits
Taxing Matters: Form 941 Explained

Form 941 is a Federal Employer Tax form affects businesses large and small who have employees that receive wages. As an employer, you are required to withhold income, social security and Medicare taxes (also known as Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) taxes) on behalf your employees, thus making the need to file Form 941 vital and…
Read More

Posted in Compliance
Taxing Matters: Multi-state Withholding – A State of Reciprocity

Every quarter we answer dozens of tax questions ranging from the simple to the complex. And lately, it seems one particular topic arises more frequently than others. As we quickly approach the payroll tax filing deadline, it seemed fitting to focus on an issue affecting both employers AND employees. That issue? Reciprocal Agreements. Before we jump…
Read More

Posted in Payroll
5 Tips to Improve (and Rock) Open Enrollment

By: Shannon Maggs, CPP, PHR If you’re like me, then the term “Open Enrollment” doesn’t exactly make you feel all warm and fuzzy. It might actually make you feel the opposite, landing somewhere between cold and scratchy and chilly and prickly. But really, it shouldn’t.Why? Because open enrollment isn’t just another month in the year,…
Read More

Posted in Benefits
Cloud-based HRIS service models: how to tell if service was built around you

By Dave Lewis, Chief Operating Officer If you’re among the many HR managers and directors using a cloud-based HRIS, I’d venture a guess that you often deal with your partner’s customer service department. However, the frequency of your service contact isn’t nearly as indicative of a positive relationship/right HRIS fit as the outcomes of those…
Read More

Posted in HRIS
Copy link