No matter what type of business you run, there’s a chance employees could get hurt or sick. They might slip on a wet floor, fall off a ladder, cut themselves with a blade, or get in a car accident while running a business errand. Because your employees can become hurt or sick in numerous ways, […]Read More What Is Workers’ Compensation Insurance?
Here’s a number: $287,923. That’s how much the Department of Labor recovered in back wages and liquidated damages from a business that offered comp time instead of overtime. So, what is comp time, and when is it OK to give?Read More What Is Comp Time?
You may have an employee whose wages are subject to garnishment at some point. What is a wage garnishment? And what do you need to do?Read More What Is a Wage Garnishment? What Employers Need to Know
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
When your business grows, you may need to hire additional employees. But, hiring more employees comes with additional responsibilities. Depending on the number of employees you have and some other factors, you may be responsible for filing an EEO-1 report. So … what is EEO-1, anyways?Read More What Is the EEO-1 Report, and Which Employers Need to File it?
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 8 Fast Facts to Make Giving Charitable Donations a Smooth Process
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
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
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
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