It’s a fact of any business: Employees occasionally miss work and absenteeism is going to happen. Sure, absenteeism isn’t always avoidable. But, there are steps you can take to reduce absenteeism in the workplace.Read More How to Reduce Absenteeism in the Workplace
The 0.9% Additional Medicare Tax You May Need to Withhold
Calculate wages. Withhold taxes. Repeat. That’s the cycle of running payroll for you. But every so often, you’ll get a curveball that changes tax rates. And if an employee earns beyond a certain amount, that curveball is the additional Medicare tax.
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There are a million things you have to manage when running your business. Whether or not you want to admit it, payroll taxes should be one of your top concerns. Payroll taxes generally include Social Security and Medicare. But, many states have additional taxes that employers need to deduct from employee wages. California payroll tax […]Read More California Payroll Tax: What You Need To Know About the Golden State
Want to show your employees you appreciate their hard work throughout the year? You might decide to distribute gift cards to your employees. But before you start doling them out, you need to know …. Are gift cards taxable?Read More Are Gift Cards Taxable?
Pay frequency is one of the first decisions you must make when you hire your first employee. If you haven’t thought about payroll frequency, now’s the time to start. Employee satisfaction, legal compliance, and cash flow may depend on it.Read More How Often Employees Get Paid Depends on One Thing—Pay Frequency
A quarter of adults in the U.S. don’t have retirement savings. One reason? Not all employees have access to an employer-sponsored retirement program. Seeing this looming crisis, Illinois launched the Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program (Illinois Secure Choice).Read More Does Illinois Secure Choice Affect Your Small Business?
Here’s a shocking stat: More than 600,000 private-sector employees in Connecticut don’t have an employer-sponsored retirement savings plan. To encourage more employees in the state to save for retirement, Connecticut launched the MyCTSavings Retirement Program (MyCTSavings).Read More Connecticut Employers, How Much Do You Know About MyCTSavings?
Do some or all of your staff make a good deal of their income off of tips? Wait staff, bartenders, and taxi drivers depend on tip income. Just like wages, tips have a few tax-related requirements that come with them. If your employees make more than $30 per month in tips, you may wonder how […]Read More Can a Tip Reporting Sheet Simplify Your Life? Yes! Here’s How.
Payroll tax in Pennsylvania is notoriously difficult, confusing, and overwhelming for new and veteran employers alike. And when it comes to payroll, you probably don’t want to waste time making preventable payroll mistakes.Read More The PA Employer’s No-fuss Guide to Payroll Tax in Pennsylvania
Life has a way of complicating plans at work. Employees may get sick, injured, give birth, or need to care for a family member. In any of these situations, there are a couple of different ways your employee can take leave from work. Short-term disability and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) are two options […]Read More The Difference Between Short-term Disability and FMLA Leave