Thinking about offering employer-sponsored health insurance? Sure, you could offer a traditional group health insurance to your employees, but that’s not your only choice. There are a number of small business health insurance options you can choose from. Continue reading “Small Business Health Insurance Options: Which (If Any) Will You Pick?”
How do you pay your employees? With checks? Direct deposit? Other? There are a number of ways to pay employees, especially as money continues moving into the digital sphere. If you want to know how to pay employees, take a look at your options. Continue reading “How to Pay Employees: Types of Payment You Can Offer”
With loan forgiveness on the line, you probably didn’t apply for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan for the low-interest rate of 1%. So, you got the loan. Now, you want to know how to get your PPP loan forgiveness. Continue reading “PPP Loan Forgiveness: How to Get Your PPP Loan Forgiven”
Due to the coronavirus negatively affecting businesses nationwide, there are a number of coronavirus payroll tax credits available to help employers out. One option for employers is the Employee Retention Credit (ERC). Read on to learn the ins and outs of the ERC, including how the Employee Retention Credit works and how it can help you rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.
On April 24, 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act was signed into law. The act provides additional coronavirus funding to replenish programs and provide relief to businesses impacted by COVID-19. Check out an overview of what the newest funding bill covers and how it can benefit your small business.
If your business is struggling to make payroll amidst the coronavirus, you might wonder whether you should furlough or lay off your employees. What’s the difference between furlough vs. layoff? Continue reading “Furlough vs. Layoff: A Tough Call in a Difficult Time”
Do you want to give your employees paid time off from work? If you choose to offer paid vacation days as an employee benefit, you might not know how many to provide. To stay competitive, take a look at the national average vacation time. Continue reading “Use the Average Vacation Time to Build Your Business’s Policy”
What is your interview process like? Do you have a thoroughly planned-out system? Or, do you just ask candidates the first questions that come to mind? If you struggle with thinking up interview questions to ask, you’ve come to the right place. Use these 25 interview question ideas to keep your candidates on their toes and hire the best.
Does your small business need financial assistance as a result of the coronavirus pandemic? If so, one of the biggest federal initiatives for small businesses is the Paycheck Protection Program. Continue reading “Paycheck Protection Program: How to Apply for a Forgivable Loan During COVID-19”
At some point or another, you may find the need to temporarily shut down your business. Maybe your business is struggling with cash flow and needs to lay off workers. Or, maybe your business is facing a national emergency, like the coronavirus, and has no choice but to temporarily close its doors.
Whatever the case may be, you need to know your employer responsibilities during a temporary business closure. Read on to learn more about your duties as an employer, including coronavirus-related responsibilities.