So, you’ve created your job listing, posted your open position, and started receiving applications. The next step is to figure out who to bring in for an interview and how to interview candidates. That means learning some interviewing techniques. Take a look at some interview techniques that can help you narrow down your candidate pool […]Read More Interview Techniques to Consider During the Hiring Process
Hiring new employees is exciting, but it’s also filled with a lot of paperwork. From Form W-4 to Form 1-9 and all the forms in between, there’s a lot to record. But, there is one more to add to the list, and you don’t want to forget it: new hire reporting.Read More What Is New Hire Reporting?
When it comes to forming a business, there are a number of business structures you can choose from. Your structure can determine how you handle taxes and which forms you need to file. One business entity you can choose is an LLC. So, what is an LLC?Read More What Is an LLC, and How Do You Form One?
Offering competitive benefits attracts, satisfies, and retains top talent. Benefits include everything from retirement plans to health insurance coverage. When you dive into different small business employee benefits, you might consider a section 125 plan. But, what is a section 125 plan? Is it a cafeteria plan? Are section 125 plans pre-tax health insurance? Keep […]Read More A Section 125 Plan: The Overview for Employers
Worried that your company is going under? If you’re struggling with large amounts of business debts, it might be time to consider your small business bankruptcy options.Read More Making Heads and Tails of Small Business Bankruptcy
Running a business means meeting a lot of government requirements and following a number of laws. One of the first things to do when starting your business is apply for an FEIN. But, what is an FEIN? And, do you have to have one? Keep reading to learn the answers to these questions and more.Read More What Is an FEIN? What to Know When Starting a New Business
As a small business owner, your doors likely aren’t open 24/7. And if you’re like most businesses, you might be closed on federal legal holidays like Thanksgiving or Christmas. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average full-time employee receives approximately 7.6 paid holidays annually.Read More How Familiar Are You With Federal Legal Holidays?
Do you enjoy contributing to your favorite nonprofit organizations? If your business makes charitable donations, you’re automatically eligible for the joy of giving. And, you may qualify for a tax deduction.Read More 7 Fast Facts to Make Giving Charitable Donations a Smooth Process
As an employer, it’s your responsibility to store records in an employee personnel file. From new hire documents to payroll information, there are a variety of documents (and some confidential information) you need to securely store and have on hand. So, what should be in an employee file?Read More What Should Be in an Employee File? Hiring Documents, Payroll Info, and Everything in Between
When you have employees on payroll, you withhold taxes and issue payments on a regular basis. And regardless of which way you choose to pay your employees (e.g., direct deposit), there is one item you typically need to give to employees: a pay stub. But, what is a pay stub? What is on a pay […]Read More What Is a Pay Stub? Quick Facts for Employers