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Employees can use unlimited PTO for vacations.

Is Unlimited Paid Time Off Right for Your Business?

Paid time off (PTO) is a benefit employers sometimes offer to their employees. PTO can include leave for vacations or personal days. Offering PTO is not federally mandated in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), but there are some state-mandated paid sick leave laws. Many businesses still offer some form of PTO. Many companies simply […]

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independent contractor taxes

Independent Contractor Taxes: What You Need to Know

Are you an employee, or independent contractor? There’s a very big difference when it comes to taxes. Unlike employees, independent contractors do not have taxes taken out of their wages. Instead, you have to remit taxes yourselves. Forms and pre-work requirements Before you do any work, you may need to obtain a tax registration certificate […]

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The pros and cons to pay cards

What Is a Pay Card?

Employers typically have multiple employee payment methods available to them. Some of the more common methods are direct deposit, or by check. Alternatively, some states allow employers to pay their workers by pay card. What is a pay card? A pay card (or payroll card) is a prepaid card that employers can use to pay […]

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how to identify an independent contractor

What Is the New DOL Test to Identify Independent Contractors?

The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released an administrator’s interpretation on July 15, 2015, containing their new guidance on how to identify someone as an independent contractor. The new DOL independent contractor guidelines to determine a worker’s status could mean big changes for some businesses. Workers that are classified […]

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How to pay nonprofit employees

How to Pay Nonprofit Employees

People often think that nonprofit organizations run off of volunteers, or if they do have employees, they are poorly paid. This is not always true. Many nonprofit organizations have employees and they are well compensated for their work. Nonprofits tend to attract and retain  top talent by giving their employees compensation that is similar or […]

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