Payroll & Taxes

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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."

  • How Dental Practice Growth Affects Payroll

    April 15

    In life, we tend to be very focused on growing and evolving on both personal and global matters. From looking to grow a specific skill set or picking up a new hobby, to evolving technology and coming up with new environmentally friendly options, growth is always present in our lives.

  • 3 Things to Expect From Your Nanny Payroll Provider

    April 9

    Hiring a nanny is a big decision, as it will impact your personal life and finances in several ways.

  • Do You Need a Payroll Service for Your Dental Practice?

    April 1

    As a dentist, finding the time to calculate payroll can be difficult when you’re juggling patients, employees, your overall practice, and your life outside of the office. 

  • How to Complete Form 941 in 5 Simple Steps

    March 28

    As a small business, you have a long to-do list. Completing tax forms is probably not at the top. However, you should understand what tax forms apply to your business or else you could face steep IRS penalties. But, how can you keep up with so many forms with nonsensical names such as W-2, W-4, 1099 or 941?

  • 5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

    March 20

    While filing taxes can be a painful, time-consuming task, one thing that people don’t get mad about during tax season is receiving a refund. 

  • What are Wage Garnishments?

    March 11

    A wage garnishment is “any legal or equitable procedure where an employer withholds some portion of a person's earnings for the payment of debt.” 

  • How to Update Your 401(k) Plan in 2019

    March 8

    As a small business owner, offering a 401(k) plan for your employees is one of the best benefits you can offer. While saving for retirement is something your employees know they should be doing, they may not actually be participating in your 401(k) plan. If low 401(k) participation is a problem for your small business, download the recording for our webinar, 6 Ways to Improve and Update Your Retirement Plan in 2019, to learn how to get your employees invested.  

  • SurePayroll Wins 11th Straight Stevie Award for Customer Service

    March 6

    We’re ridiculously proud of our Customer Service team today for winning their 11th straight Stevie Award, garnering a Gold for 2019 Contact Center of the Year for Financial Services in the 16th Annual American Business Awards®. 

  • 5 Payroll Mistakes to Avoid in 2019

    February 18

    With 2019 in full swing, there’s no better time than now to review your payroll system to ensure that everything is in good working order.

  • Small Business News

    February 8

    As a small business owner, it can be hard to stay on top of current news between everything you’re juggling. With tax season in full swing, a potential government shutdown approaching, you probably have a lot of questions about what you should be doing. This week, we rounded up some articles that cover these important topics and will get you prepared for tax season and what to do in case another shutdown happens.

  • The Early Bird Gets the Refund - 4 Reasons to File Your Taxes Early

    February 4

    Did you know, besides getting your potential refund faster, there are actually several benefits to filing your taxes early?