The Payroll Blog
News, tips, and advice for small business owners
Five Ways to Protect Your Data Security as a Small Business Owner
From securing your Wi-Fi network to investing in cybersecurity solutions, learn how to protect your small business data security with these 5 tips.Read More
SurePayroll Earns PCMag 2023 Best Payroll Honors
In its 2023 review, the PCMag editorial team praises the top-notch customer service, enhanced onboarding, and skillful navigation SurePayroll delivers for its customers. Find out why PCMag calls SurePayroll Excellent for Small Business and Best for Specialized Payrolls.Read More
Tax Professionals Share the Joys and Stresses of Tax Season
Accounting professionals are up to their eyeballs in paperwork, tax code and tax returns from February through April. Despite long hours and disorganized clients, they like their job. Discover the joys and stresses of tax season for tax professionals.Read More
401(k) vs. SIMPLE IRA Retirement Plans: What’s the Difference?
Discover the value of offering a retirement plan, learn the difference between 401(k) and SIMPLE IRA plans, and help your employees prepare for the future they deserve.Read More
Default versus Auto Payroll – Which is Right for You?
From the day we first opened our doors in 2000, SurePayroll has been committed to providing a flexible, fast, and stress-free payroll solution to employers across the nation. However, we understand that no two clients, businesses, or households are alike. That’s why we’ve created two innovative payroll options – Default Payroll and Auto Payroll – to fit the diverse needs of our customers. Selecting the right payroll option for you is essential to your success, so we invite you to learn more about the SurePayroll Default and Auto Payroll features below.Read More
State-Mandated Retirement Programs
State-mandated retirement plans are a growing trend. The big question is: should you participate in a state-facilitated retirement program or offer your employees an employer sponsored 401(k) plan instead?Read More
SECURE Act 2.0 Changes 401(k) Plan Landscape for Small Businesses
SECURE Act 2.0 makes it easy and affordable for small businesses to offer retirement savings plans to their employees. Whether you have one employee or many, SurePayroll can help you find the right 401(k) plan for your small business.Read More
CPAs and Accountants Consider Optimizing Business with Online Payroll
A surge in small and micro businesses—combined with payroll service and other technology advancements—means CPAs, accountants and bookkeepers can elevate their services for current clients while creating capacity to attract and serve new ones.Read More
How to Complete Form 941 in 5 Simple Steps
As a small business, you have a long to-do list. Completing tax forms may not be at the top. However, you should understand which tax forms apply to your business or else you could face steep penalties. But, how can you keep up with so many forms with confusing names such as W-2, W-4, 1099-NEC or 941?Read More
Tax preparation spikes anxiety among Americans, new survey shows
Changing tax laws combined with reduced or expiring tax credits increase the stress, anxiety and headaches Americans feel about this tax preparation season as many wonder if they will owe or get a refund this year.Read More
Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA): 10 Things to Be Aware Of
Decoding the alphabet soup of payroll tax acronyms takes time. While many descriptions sound like another, small business owners must be knowledgeable about the nuances so they can correctly file and pay required taxes. Many confuse FUTA and FICA. While FICA—the Federal Insurance Contributions Act—funds Social Security and Medicare, FUTA—Federal Unemployment Tax Act, funds unemployment benefits.Read More
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