When hiring, you may bring in a new employee who is a member of the military. Some employees may be currently enlisted or in the reserves when you hire them. Or, employees may enlist while working for your company. And if an employee needs to take time off for their military service, you must follow […]Read More What You Need to Know About the USERRA Military Leave Policy
Hiring employees can be exciting, especially if it means your business is growing. But if you’re hiring someone under 18 years old, you need to know child labor laws. Why? Because the employment of minors carries stricter regulations than adult employment. Not to mention, ignoring child labor laws can result in penalties from the federal […]Read More Keep It Legal: What You Need to Know About Child Labor Laws to Avoid Penalties
When it comes to paying your employees, you can’t pay them all willy-nilly. Instead, you must give them their wages on a consistent basis (e.g., weekly) and stick to one pay frequency. When you choose a paycheck frequency for your business, you need to follow state and federal payment laws. Learn about pay frequency requirements […]Read More Must-know Pay Frequency Requirements by State
When it comes to running payroll, you have a lot of things to mark off on your to-do list. From gathering timesheets to distributing pay stubs, there can be a lot of steps that go into paying your employees. But after you pay employees, your payroll checklist isn’t finished just yet. You also need to […]Read More 7 Payroll Reports Employers Need to File
When you hire an employee, you need to have them fill out new hire paperwork. One form you must have new employees fill out and keep in your records is Form W-4. So, what is a W-4 form? What is the purpose of Form W-4? Read on to find out the answers to these W-4 […]Read More What Is a W-4 Form, and What Is it Used for?
As an employer, you have different options to choose from when it comes to paying employees. One option you have is to print payroll checks. Printing checks comes with a few decisions, like purchasing supplies and selecting a check layout. Learn what steps you need to take to get your employees’ wages from computer to […]Read More Learn How to Print Payroll Checks in 5 Simple Steps
Withholding taxes from employee wages is all part of Payroll 101. But, what happens when an employee is exempt from withholding?Read More What to Do When an Employee Is Exempt from Withholding
If you’re thinking about hiring employees, you need a plan for payroll. But with the added expense of wages and benefits, you might not be too keen on the high price tag that comes with outsourcing payroll. Fear not—you can learn how to do payroll yourself.Read More A Quick Guide on How to Do Payroll Yourself
Help, I can’t pay my employees! If this thought has ever crossed your mind, you know how scary it can be. Realizing you can’t make payroll might make you feel anxious, embarrassed, and helpless.Read More Can’t Make Payroll? Here’s What You Can Do
Do you have an employee who lives in one state but works in another? If so, you typically withhold state and local taxes for the work state. The employee would still owe taxes to their home state, which could turn into a hassle for them. Or could it? Cue reciprocal agreements.Read More Which States Have Reciprocal Agreements … and What Does That Mean?