Payroll & Taxes Blog
News, tips, and advice for small business owners
How to Set Up Payroll for Small Business
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.Read More
Small Businesses Struggled With Payroll Even Before COVID-19
Even in the best of times payroll and related taxes can be a confusing and moving, target for small business owners, with costly (or worse) penalties for getting it wrong.Read More
How Do I Calculate Payroll Taxes?
What are payroll taxes? Payroll taxes are federal, state and local taxes withheld from an employee's paycheck by the employer.Read More
How To Run Your Own Payroll
As a small business owner, hiring your first employee means that it's time to implement a payroll process.Read More
What is FICA Tax? (And Why Do I Have to Pay It?)
The Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) is a federal law that requires employers to withhold three different types of employment taxes from their employees’ paychecks.Read More
Is a Payroll Service Worth the Cost for Your Small Business?
Managing payroll is often a task small business owners aren’t prepared to handle when opening their doors.Read More
Biweekly vs. Monthly Payroll: What You Need to Know
There are a few steps that go into getting payroll up and running for your small business. One of those important steps requires you to choose a payroll schedule that will determine when your employees will get paid.Read More
The Top 5 Most Common Payroll Mistakes Among New Companies
When setting up payroll for your small business the first time, it’s common to feel overwhelmed and make some mistakes.Read More
Calculating Payroll Taxes 101
Hiring employees for your small business for the first time is an exciting process. It allows you to build a team, grow your business, and plan your business goals.Read More
Avoiding the Top Small Business Tax Pitfalls
While opening a new small business is an exciting journey, payroll and taxes are undoubtedly less so. Because this is an area that many small business owners don’t initially think about when opening their new business, it’s easy to make tax mistakes.Read More
If You’re Scared to Crunch Numbers, Who Ya Gonna Call?
As a small business owner, you likely spend quite a bit of time number-crunching. Sometimes, that task can get overwhelming.Read More