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
Let’s face it: paying taxes isn’t anyone’s favorite part of running their own business. The process can be time-consuming and filled with confusing paperwork. But, what if there was a way to make paying your federal taxes simple and fast? The good news is that the IRS has an EFTPS system that does just that—and […]Read More What Is EFTPS, and How Can it Benefit Your Business?
If you have a business bank account, you should regularly receive a paper or electronic statement. These business bank statements provide valuable information for managing your business finances.Read More Tossing Your Business Bank Statements in the Trash? Get to Know Them Instead
When you run a business, the word taxes might fill you with dread—especially if you have employees. You pay some employment taxes (e.g., unemployment), while others are taxes you deduct from your employees’ wages and pay on their behalf. One of the taxes you must withhold is federal income tax. So, what is it, and […]Read More The Employer’s Guide to Federal Income Tax Withholding
As an employer, you’re responsible for collecting certain forms from new hires, like Form I-9. Form I-9 is a form that confirms your employees are legally allowed to work in the U.S. To help confirm the eligibility of your new employees, you can use E-Verify. So, what is E-Verify exactly?Read More What Is E-Verify, and How Do You Use it?
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
As a small business owner, you may have a lot of questions about FMLA, starting with, What is FMLA? To help you better understand FMLA and your roles and responsibilities as an employer, here are the basics of the law, eligibility requirements, and how to remain compliant as an employer.Read More What Is FMLA? The Rundown You Need to Know as a Small Business Owner
As an employer, you can offer various benefits to your employees. There are pre-tax and post-tax benefits for employees to enjoy. One plan you can offer employees is an FSA. So, what is an FSA?Read More What Is an FSA?