Payroll & Taxes

  • How Will Your Taxes Change in 2020?

    January 13

    It’s a new year, which means new tax changes.

  • How to Handle End of Year Payrolls

    December 11

    Before you leave the decade behind, here are a few things to keep in mind as you close out your payroll for the year.

  • 4 Things to Know About W-4s

    December 9

    Taxes. Your favorite subject right? 

  • What Are Bank Holidays and How Do They Affect Payroll?

    December 3

    When running a small business, it’s important to understand what bank holiday and how it can affect your business.

  • Is Your Payroll Service Provider Built to Last?

    November 13

    When it comes to payroll, there are a lot of high stakes in play including tax compliance, employee trust, and payroll fraud. 

  • What Small Business Owners Need to Know about Form W-2

    November 8

    As a business owner, there’s no shortage of tax forms to familiarize yourself with.

  • Top Tax Mistakes to Avoid in 2020

    October 28

    Even though the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was rolled out more than a year ago, several of the revisions went into effect in 2019 and will affect many taxpayers 2020 returns.

  • How to Issue a Final Paycheck

    October 10

    Whether an employee takes another job, or you terminate their employment, there will likely come a time in your small business journey that you have to deliver a final paycheck.

  • Tax Forms for Independent Contractors

    September 24

    When choosing to employ independent contractors, it’s important to note that there are payroll and tax requirements that differ from full-time employees.  

  • How to Protect Your Small Business from Payroll Fraud

    September 11

    As a small business owner, you know that running payroll is a complicated task. With the fear of entering incorrect information and mistakes that lead to hefty fines, it’s a smart move to get some help and outsource your payroll. 

  • 5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Payroll Provider

    September 10

    Payroll mistakes can happen faster than you think and are often expensive and time-consuming to fix. Using a  payroll service is the first step toward minimizing financial risk and taking back control of your schedule—but not all payroll services are created equal.

  • Is a Payroll Service Worth the Cost for Your Small Business?

    September 5

    Managing payroll is often a task small business owners aren’t prepared to handle when opening their doors.

  • 5 Tips for Setting Up a New Company's Payroll

    September 3

    Whether you are just opening your business with a full staff or you’ve been in business for a while and are just adding an employee to the mix, setting up your payroll for the first time can be overwhelming. If you are going to DIY payroll, below you’ll find the information you need to know to start payroll and which questions you can expect from your new employee.

  • The Small Business Beginner's Guide to Payroll

    September 2

    In honor of National Payroll Week and all of the hardworking small business owners struggling to grow their business while keeping the back office running, we've put together an eBook to alleviate some of the payroll strain.

  • What To Look For In An Agriculture Payroll Provider

    July 5

    As a farmer, you know that preparation and having a plan can be the difference between a successful season or a disaster.  Similarly, when it comes to farming payroll, there are some complexities you need to be aware of and prepare yourself for.

  • Restaurant Payroll 101

    July 2

    When you opened your restaurant, you were likely thinking about the menu, pricing, and deals, and what the name would be. What probably didn’t make that list was how you were planning to handle your restaurant payroll.

  • How to Make Groupon Work for Your Small Business

    June 20

    Groupon is a where consumers go to find great deals on fitness classes, spa services, restaurants, and more.

  • Guide to Nanny Taxes

    May 22

    Did you know that failing to pay the nanny tax can cost you up to $25,000 in fines and penalties?

  • What is FICA Tax? (And Why Do I Have to Pay It?)

    April 17

    As an employer, you’re responsible for collecting, paying, and reporting certain federal and state employment taxes for your employees. These taxes, which are withheld from your employees’ paychecks, include Social Security and Medicare taxes

  • How Do I Calculate Payroll Taxes? (2019)

    April 16

    Payroll taxes are federal, state and local taxes withheld from an employee's paycheck by the employer. These taxes consist of income taxes, unemployment taxes, and deductions for Social Security and Medicare taxes, the last of which are often referred to as "the payroll tax."