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Become a Form I-9 Corrections and Mistakes Guru Using This Guide

When you hire an employee, things don’t always go as planned. You might forget to give a worker new hire paperwork. Or, your employee might make a mistake while filling out a new hire form, like Form I-9.

So, what happens when you or your employee make a mistake on Form I-9? How do you go about fixing it? To avoid penalties and legal problems, learn how to make Form I-9 corrections.

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Small Business Relief During Coronavirus Pandemic

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Updates for Businesses & Employees

The information in this article is current as of March 30, 2020, 3:30 p.m. EST; items in bold were added at this time. As new details about the pandemic and coronavirus-related legislation emerges, this article will be updated. Bookmark this page for updates!

Our entire nation has been impacted by the coronavirus. Due to the quick spread of the virus, the economy has taken a hit. Business operations nationwide, particularly in small businesses, have been disrupted. Increased isolation means consumers aren’t buying and employees aren’t coming into work. To combat the effects of the virus, the government is working to pass legislation that would provide businesses and workers with financial relief.  Continue reading “Small Business Relief During Coronavirus Pandemic”

What Is My State Unemployment Tax Rate?

Running payroll means staying on top of your employment tax responsibilities. In addition to withholding income and payroll taxes from employee wages, you must contribute employer taxes. Unlike some other taxes, state unemployment taxes do not have a standard rate. Read on to answer, What is my state unemployment tax rate? Continue reading “What Is My State Unemployment Tax Rate?”

Visualize the Way You Pay Your Employees With a Payroll Process Flowchart

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According to a 2019 Bank of America study, 68% of small business owners think payroll is their most difficult management task. Do you fall into this statistic? If so, try an easy-to-digest payroll process flowchart to help you gain confidence in running payroll. Continue reading “Visualize the Way You Pay Your Employees With a Payroll Process Flowchart”

How Often Does Social Security Tax Increase?

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As an employer, you’re responsible for keeping up with the latest tax news and withholding the correct amount of taxes from employee wages. One tax that you constantly need to keep up with is Social Security tax.

So, how often does Social Security tax increase? Read on to learn how frequently the Social security tax rate and wage base change.

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Are You Familiar With the IRS Per Diem Rates?

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When your employees travel for work, you might consider covering some of their travel-related expenses. To do this, you can offer per diem pay.

You have a couple of options when it comes to reimbursing employees for business travel costs. Read on to learn about the IRS per diem rates and when and how to use the different rates.

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