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Business Identity Theft: Fighting it Off and Fighting Back When it Strikes

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Your business is unique. It’s one of a kind. Without you, it would cease to exist. But wait, why’s your business’s name on an email you didn’t write? Why are customers upset with something “you” said that you didn’t say? Unfortunately, there are only three words to describe these two scenarios: Business identity theft. Continue reading “Business Identity Theft: Fighting it Off and Fighting Back When it Strikes”

Don’t Forget to Collect State W-4 Forms from New Hires

State W-4 Form

When you hire new employees, you need to collect information to verify employment eligibility and run payroll. Federal Forms W-4 and I-9 are just the beginning when it comes to new employee forms. You may also need to collect state-specific forms, including your state’s W-4. What is the state W-4 form? Continue reading “Don’t Forget to Collect State W-4 Forms from New Hires”

Updates to the Income Tax Withholding Tables and What You Need to Know

Income Tax Withholding Tables

Like past years, the IRS released changes to the income tax withholding tables for 2020. In addition to new wage brackets, there are significant changes to how employers will handle tax withholding. These changes are in response to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Continue reading “Updates to the Income Tax Withholding Tables and What You Need to Know”

Accounting Articles 2019 | Year in Review With Patriot Software

Find answers to your accounting software questions and more in our 2015 year in review.

Here at Patriot Software, we try to answer any and all questions you might have about accounting and your small business responsibilities. Want to see what kind of topics we’ve covered this year on our accounting blog? Take a look at our top 10 most-read accounting articles 2019. Continue reading “Accounting Articles 2019 | Year in Review With Patriot Software”

Switching Payroll Companies: A How-to for the “How-come I Didn’t Switch Earlier?”

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Unhappy with your current payroll provider? Most business owners (68%) agree that running payroll is their most difficult business task. With payroll being such a complicated but necessary business function, it makes sense that you’d want a simple solution. But, isn’t switching payroll companies hard? Continue reading “Switching Payroll Companies: A How-to for the “How-come I Didn’t Switch Earlier?””