As an employer, you recognize that your employees contribute to smooth business operations. What happens if an employee gets injured or ill and can’t work for an extended period of time? You and your employees need to know about short-term vs. long-term disability insurance.Read More Short-term Disability vs. Long-term Disability
Over 70% of employees have access to paid days off from work for sick or vacation time. Although these are common paid time off programs, sick and vacation days aren’t the only time off work you can offer. Get the scoop on different types of paid time off below.Read More 10 Types of Paid Time Off You Can Offer Employees
Running payroll accurately is arguably one of your most critical employer responsibilities. But even if you use a reliable payroll processing system, there’s room for user error. You might input numbers incorrectly, forget to add an employee’s pay raise, or fail to remove a terminated employee from your payroll. To combat these potential problems, conduct […]Read More Rescue Your Business With a Payroll Audit
It’s easy to make mistakes, especially when you have a million and one things on your plate. One error you could make is deducting the wrong amount from employee wages. Correcting employment taxes is necessary if you withhold too much or too little from your employees’ paychecks.Read More Correcting Employment Taxes: What to Do If You Withhold the Wrong Amount
Some businesses prefer paying employees cash instead of other payment methods, like direct deposit or check. If you choose to pay cash wages, you are still responsible for depositing and reporting employment taxes.Read More Is Paying Employees Cash Under the Table Legal?
An employee’s death can be sudden and unexpected. But, you can’t be caught unaware by your employer responsibilities for handling the death of an employee.Read More How to Handle the Death of an Employee in Your Small Business
If you’re an employer, you likely know that withholding, contributing, and remitting employment taxes is essential to running legal and accurate payrolls. Before calculating how much to withhold and contribute, you need to know about the tax wage base.Read More Which Taxes Have a Wage Base?
You’re trying to figure out a decent pay frequency for your business. There are a number of popular options, like weekly payroll, and some that are a little more out there, like bimonthly payroll.Read More Bimonthly Payroll: A Rare Unicorn, Is it Even Legal, and More
Layoffs are sweeping the USA, impacting workers at companies like Shopify, Tesla, and Peloton. At some point, you may need to lay off employees in your small business, too.Read More How to Lay Off Employees: Small Business Edition
When it comes to private industry workers, 77% have access to paid sick leave and 77% have access to paid vacation time. But, what happens if you can’t afford to offer your employees paid time off (PTO)? Or, what if your employees use up all of their PTO and need to take time off from […]Read More Unpaid Time Off: Policy, Payroll, and Beyond