Storms, Hurricanes & Payroll: What Employers Need to Know

Throughout the 2018 hurricane season, we’ve seen storms and hurricanes wreak havoc across the nation, destroying many businesses while forcing others to temporarily close. In these turbulent times, business operations tend to cease. However, payroll obligations may still be present. The bottom line is that employees must be paid on time for any work done…

Michael Hurricane NOAA

When Disaster Strikes, Are You Ready or Not?

When Disaster Strikes, Are You Ready or Not? Whether it’s a hurricane, tornado, storm, flood, health crisis, fire, earthquake, cybercrime, or terrorist attack, your business should have a plan for dealing with catastrophes—a lack of preparedness can completely disrupt your business and even cause you to lose clients. Who is responsible for this gigantic task?…

Is Your Payroll Vendor a One Trick Pony?

Is Your Payroll Vendor a One Trick Pony? Your business is expanding, which means more recruiting, more onboarding, more timekeeping, more payroll processing, more benefits administration, more recordkeeping, more focus on retention; more payroll tax obligations; and more compliance efforts. You currently use a payroll service provider, but is it meeting all of those needs?…

Tax Burden

Back to Basics: Employment Tax Tutorial

Employment taxes are notoriously difficult to navigate. What makes the topic so complex is that it has two distinct yet related parts: employee and employer taxes. To simplify things, many employers entrust their employment tax responsibilities to a payroll provider. While this is a great idea, it’s still important for employers to know at least…

Cyber Security

How Secure Is Your Employees’ Personal Data?

  As part of the employment process, employees routinely give up their personal information, which the employer then uses for various purposes – including hiring, payroll processing, and benefits administration. This sensitive data may classify as “Personally Identifiable Information” (PII), which the employer is obligated to protect. What is PII? According to the General Services…