Aligning HR & Payroll: Bridging the Gaps

HR and payroll are a family, in which both share the common goal of people management. But, the difference in how they manage people has caused them to be treated as separate entities. Nowhere is this more evident than in non-integrated legacy technology, a “dying” platform that treats HR and payroll as isolated functions, instead…

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…

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…

Automating Employee Management: A Strategy for Business Success

With many paper-based processes rapidly becoming obsolete, employers are turning to technology that allows them to better manage employee life cycle while meeting regulatory demands. According to a survey by Ernst & Young, the following employee management activities have shifted from paper-based to technology (though to varying degrees): Staffing/Recruiting Onboarding Compensation and benefits Performance Management…