Dear Patriot Software Customers, As I mentioned in my March 14th timeline update to you, your payroll and payroll-tax dollars are securely flowing again at Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). Patriot is in good shape, and our Customer Support staff is here to help you. So, you are good to go – meaning that you can […]Read More Patriot’s CEO Apologizes
CEO Letter to Customers | SVB Closure Doesn’t Stop Patriot Software
Dear Patriot Software Customers, Payroll and payroll-tax dollars are securely flowing again at Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). Patriot is in good shape. FYI, my Team at Patriot Software has been working very long hours to support our hard-working customers taking thousands of phone calls, and I sincerely want you to know that we have your […]Read More CEO Letter to Customers | SVB Closure Doesn’t Stop Patriot Software
An Update from Our CEO
Dear Patriot Software Customer, I’m sure you’ve heard the news that on Friday 3/10/23 the 16th-largest bank in the USA, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), was shut down by California regulators, and it’s now under the control of the FDIC. Up until 3/10/23, SVB was the bank that Patriot Software used for 100% of its activities. […]Read More An Update from Our CEO
An Open Letter to Our Government
To Whom It May Concern, I am Mike Kappel, CEO of Patriot Software in Canton, OH. I am calling on our government and lawmakers to step in and put their full weight behind SVB immediately in order to make tens of thousands of hardworking American businesses and their families whole again. Patriot, as we call […]Read More An Open Letter to Our Government
SVB Closure Is Unacceptable
Canton, Ohio Patriot Software, an online payroll and accounting company, announced today that some employee direct deposits were affected by the abrupt Silicon Valley Bank closure. In this unprecedented event, the FDIC announced Silicon Valley Bank, Santa Clara, California, was closed today by the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation, which appointed the Federal […]Read More SVB Closure Is Unacceptable
What Is Mileage Reimbursement, and How Does it Work?
As a business owner, running errands is inevitable. But sometimes, you are too busy to make the run yourself. You might send an employee to pick up something or handle a task for you. If you find yourself counting on employees to use their personal cars for business, consider offering mileage reimbursement. So, what is […]Read More What Is Mileage Reimbursement, and How Does it Work?
Hiring Teens This Summer? Here’s Your Homework on Labor Laws for Minors
The closer summer gets, the more teens begin looking for jobs—and, they might be applying to work for you. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets specific rules for hiring teens and children. Know the minor employment laws before you take on a minor employee. To learn more about the labor laws for minors seeking […]Read More Hiring Teens This Summer? Here’s Your Homework on Labor Laws for Minors
What Is Overtime? Details Every Business Owner Needs to Know
If you pay employees, you need to know about overtime pay laws and how they can affect your business. So, what is overtime? Dive into everything you need to know about overtime pay below.Read More What Is Overtime? Details Every Business Owner Needs to Know
A Detailed Overview of Federal, State, and Local Minimum Wage Law
True or false: As an employer, you can pay employees any amount you want. False. It’s 100% false. Why? Because of minimum wage laws.Read More A Detailed Overview of Federal, State, and Local Minimum Wage Law
What Is Per Diem?
When employees incur travel-related business expenses, you might consider covering their costs. You can reimburse employees for expenses by giving them per diem pay. What is per diem pay?Read More What Is Per Diem?