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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
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
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
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
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
Create a Safety Net for Your Business or Household with Workers’ Comp and Small Business Insurance
From property damage and cyberattacks to slip-and-fall injuries and fractures, workers’ comp and business insurance helps protect small business and household employers from risk.Read More
What Are Bank Holidays and How Do They Effect Payroll?
From New Year’s to Veteran’s Day, a bank holiday is “a business day during which financial institutions close their doors to the public, and their employees take a day off.”Read More
Consumer Survey Signals Potential Warning Signs for Subscription-based Business Model
Subscription businesses have grown considerably faster than the S&P 500 over the last decade, driven by an increase in consumer demand. But a new survey commissioned by SurePayroll suggests there may be warning signs for the subscription business model.Read More
Interviewing Tips to Land Your Next Star Contributor
Are you looking for perfect person to help make your small business a success? Use the interview process to dig deep into their experience and personal traits to ensure they are the right fit for your team.Read More
New Study Offers Insights to Tune Generational Dissonance and Hit the Right Employee Retention Note
A survey of more than 600 U.S. workers shows the key to retention harmony between small business owners and employees is job stability and meaningful work, plus health insurance and retirement plansRead More
Small Business HR Leader Survey Cites HR Software & Technology as Boost to Company Efficiency
A survey of 1,000 small business HR professionals from across the country reveals tracking staff hours and researching / trying to keep up with the latest federal, state, and local regulations top the list for their most time-consuming tasks.Read More
New SurePayroll and FreshBooks Integration Eases Back-Office Burden for Small Business Owners
SurePayroll and FreshBooks help small business owners save time and improve recordkeeping accuracy with a new system integration that eliminates manual entry and automatically transmits general ledger information once payroll processing is complete.Read More
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