Category Archives: Payroll Tips

Five Ways to Streamline Your Payroll Process

Five Ways to Streamline Your Payroll Process For business owners with employers, payroll is a necessary task that can slow your day and tie you down if you let it.  If you’re looking for a way to make payroll less … Continue reading

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Do the New Overtime Rules Affect You?

Effective December 1, 2016, federal overtime regulations will change and may affect how you are paying your employees.  These overtime updates will affect 4.2 million workers across the country. The new rules will raise the salary overtime-eligibility threshold from $455/week … Continue reading

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Are Your Workers Contractors or Employees?

If you have workers in your business, you’ve likely made a decision when you hired them as to whether they should be an employee or a contractor. If all you hire are employees, then you have nothing to worry about. … Continue reading

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It’s Bonus Time

It’s Bonus Time Year-end is a great time to think about rewarding your staff for a job well done in 2014.  Here are a couple of quick tips to help you make the most of bonuses while protecting your business … Continue reading

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Catching Up with Your Contractors Before 1099 Time

Catching Up with Your Contractors Before 1099 Time In a little over a month, it will be 2015 and time for year-end accounting chores.   One of those chores is getting your 1099s out, and now is a good time to … Continue reading

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Navigating Nanny Taxes and Household Payroll Compliance

Navigating Nanny Taxes and Household Payroll Compliance Time is precious for most of us these days, and often, we need help at home so we can have more time to run our businesses or careers. That may mean hiring help … Continue reading

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Six Common Payroll Mistakes to Avoid

Six Common Payroll Mistakes to Avoid Getting payroll done has gotten so much easier than it used to be for small business owners. But there are still some minefields when it comes to state and federal compliance. We’ll take a … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Protect your Cash

As entrepreneurs, we work hard for our money, and the last thing we need is to have it disappear due to fraud, hackers, or identity theft.  Some people have called 2013 the year of the hacker, which is worrisome.  But … Continue reading

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The Entrepreneur’s Paycheck

As business owners, we may be so busy making sure the bills get paid and the product gets out the door that we may not be quite as proactive about our own compensation. To pay themselves, many new business owners … Continue reading

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Tax Credit for Employers Hiring Veterans This Year

Many businesses may qualify to receive thousands of dollars through the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), but employers planning to claim an expanded tax credit for hiring certain veterans should act soon because they are only eligible for the credit … Continue reading

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