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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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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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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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How to Spot Payroll Direct Deposit and W-2 Email Fraud

Tax season is almost here and along with it comes a warning from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to watch for fake payroll direct deposit and W-2 related emails. According the IRS, all types of industries, employers and tax preparers are being targeted by business email spoofing tactics. These email scams are often masked to…
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What Employers Need to Know About 2018 Tax Changes

By David Lewis, Executive Vice President  Now that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has become law and the IRS just released the new income-tax withholding tables for 2018, you may be scratching your head about what exactly this means and what it will affect.  The Act will have wide implications for millions of workers…
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Everything You Need to Know About Unemployment Contribution Rates

By: Dave Ignaski, Payroll Tax Manager The concept of unemployment contributions rates can be tricky. For starters, not all 50 states even use that term. Some call them Unemployment Insurance while others use Unemployment Compensation. Regardless, all mean the same thing – a state-administered tax that is collected to provide a source of income for…
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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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Taxing Matters: Multi-State Withholding & Reciprocal Agreements

If you have remote employees, or any employees in other states, reciprocal agreements can make multi-state withholding easier….
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