When you have employees, you are responsible for paying them—but not before taking out some money for payroll taxes. The IRS, Social Security Administration (SSA), and state and locality (if applicable) all require payroll tax withholding.Read More The Basics of Payroll Tax Withholding
If the complex PPP loan forgiveness process has been weighing over your head, here’s some good news: you don’t have to apply right away. In fact, a lot of small businesses aren’t.Read More Your PPP Loan Forgiveness Strategy Might Be to Play the Waiting Game. Here’s Why
If you have nonexempt employees, you have to pay them overtime, or time and a half, for any hours worked over 40 during the workweek. Learn all about time and a half, who qualifies for overtime, and how to calculate it.Read More What Is Time and a Half, and Who Qualifies for It?
Do you have a temporary or permanently remote workforce? If so, you may consider offering work-from-home reimbursement to help workers cover remote-related expenses.Read More Should You Provide a Work-from-home Reimbursement to Remote Employees?
Flexible work arrangements are becoming more and more popular in the business world. One type of flexible option for employees is job sharing. So, what is job sharing?Read More Can Job Sharing Benefit Your Small Business?
Letting employees go is never easy. But if you’re dealing with staggering profits, unproductive workers, or the effects of COVID-19, you might not have a choice. When your employees become unemployed, they may be eligible for unemployment benefits. But, how does unemployment work for employers? What are your responsibilities?Read More How Does Unemployment Work for Employers When a Former Employee Files a Claim?
As workplaces evolve, work arrangements are changing, too. Employees across the country are saying goodbye to the standard 9 to 5 shift and hello to remote work and flexible schedules. One work arrangement that’s making its way into workplaces is flex time. To help decrease absenteeism and better fit your employees’ scheduling needs, consider creating […]Read More A Flex Time Policy Can Work Wonders for Your Business
Like most employers, you probably had a lot of questions when you first heard about the executive order payroll tax deferral. But thanks to the IRS’s recently released guidance on the employee Social Security tax deferral, we have some answers.Read More Your Top 2020 Employee Social Security Tax Deferral Questions, Answered
Thanks to COVID-19, remote work is gaining popularity across the globe. And if remote work is a whole new ballgame for your business, you may be wondering what you need to do differently to pay your workers who telecommute. Read on to learn what aspects you need to keep in mind when paying remote employees.Read More Keep These 5 Things in Mind When Paying Remote Employees
There are a number of paid sick leave laws by state. To stay compliant, some employers have turned to third parties to handle sick pay. Do your employees receive third-party sick pay?Read More What Is Third-party Sick Pay?