The Payroll Blog
News, tips, and advice for small business owners
Webinar Recap: The COVID-19 Economy
On July 7th, in partnership with Paychex and Oasis, we presented a webinar titled “The COVID-19 Economy: The Economic Impact of Seismic Surprises”.Read More
7 Tips for Building a Business Emergency Fund
It’s no secret that cash flow is a major concern for small business owners. According to our Small Business Worry Index, cash flow worries were right behind concerns about the economy, which tend to go hand in hand.Read More
How Do I Calculate Payroll Taxes?
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."Read More
What is the PPP Forgiveness EZ Form?
The Small Business Administration recently released a Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application Form 3508EZ (EZ Form) for certain PPP borrowers to use, if eligible.Read More
4 Qualities Successful Businesses Have in Common
Running a small business is no easy feat. According to research shared by the U.S. Small Business Administration, about 1 in 12 small businesses close every year.Read More
Do You Have to Provide Workers' Comp for Your Nanny?
Many people fail to realize that hiring a nanny means you are considered a household employer.Read More
5 Ways to Prepare Your Business for the Unexpected
When running a small business, it’s to be expected that business won’t be smooth sailing all the time.Read More
How Payroll Can Make—or Break—Small Business Employee Trust
At the end of 2019, we surveyed small business employees to better understand their feelings around payroll and payday.Read More
How to Manage Workplace Stress
According to reports featured on the American Institute of Stress website, 80% of people feel stress on the job.Read More
Securing Financing for Your Small Business
Applying for a loan can be a stressful experience on any given day, but is especially so now, as more and more business are facing financial hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
How to Create a Paid Time Off Policy
To get you started, we break down what paid time off is, what you need to consider when creating a policy, and the tips to get it implemented successfully in your small business.Read More