The Payroll Blog

  • Small Business Owners Step Up Online Security

    August 25

    As more and more companies do business online, cyber, online and electronic security has become a more pressing concern.

  • Small Business Owners Rank Favorite Tech Tools in 2015

    July 22

    Small business owners, entrepreneurs and startup founders are increasingly using technology to be more efficient, cut costs and increase productivity. The tools available today make it relatively easy for them to save and share documents, manage customer relationships, communicate through social media and market through email.

  • Better Economy, Less Stress for Small Business Owners

    June 22

    Small business owners endured some rough times during the recession, having to be resourceful to keep their businesses going. That can take its toll on a person. Thankfully, 1 in 3 small business owners are saying less stress has been the biggest advantage of an improving marketplace.

  • Small Business Owners Go Extra Mile for Employees

    May 26

    Small business owners are going to extraordinary lengths for their employees in many cases, according to our May 2015 SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard.

  • 33% of Small Business Owners Advertise on Facebook

    April 22

    While the ROI on social media has traditionally been hard to monitor and predict, it appears platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter hold significant relevance as advertising platforms for small business owners with 1-10 employees.

  • Small Business Owners Optimism Hits New High

    March 23

    Small business owners’ optimism about the economy has reached a new high in March, topping out at 81%. A year ago, it was only 68%.

  • Small Businesses Get Aggressive on Hiring

    February 23

    Small businesses are experiencing a dramatic shift in the way they approach hiring, according to our February 2015 SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard.

  • Survey: Small Businesses Have Extra Cash

    January 26

    In a shift from a year ago, small business owners say they have extra cash available if there’s a growth opportunity, or an unexpected expense.

  • Top 2015 Regulatory Issues for Small Businesses

    January 14

    The new year is here and small business owners are more excited than ever about implementing their business plan for 2015.

  • The 2014 Small Business Year-end Tax Guide

    December 12

    The following blog post will cover:

  • 3 Changes from the IRS for 2014

    December 5

    We know tax tips are important to small business owners. The last thing you want to do is have to pay more than your fair share or even worse have to pay a penalty. As usual, there are some key changes the IRS is making in 2014 that employers should know about.

  • Small Business Owners' Favorite Tech Tools in 2014

    August 12

    One of the fastest ways for small business owners to get ahead today is through technology. While you can’t control the level of demand in your industry or fluctuations in the economy, there are a number of things you can do to make your business more efficient.