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washington d.c. paid family leave

What You Need to Know About the New Washington D.C. Paid Family Leave Program

States like New York, California, and Massachusetts have paid family leave programs so employees can take paid time off for medical and family issues. Along with six states, Washington D.C. is also beginning to offer a program starting July 2019. Read on to learn all there is to know about the new Washington D.C. paid […]

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How Mobile Wallet Works, and Ways to Use Digital Payments for Payroll

As an employer, you are likely familiar with the standard methods of paying employees, such as cash, checks, direct deposit, and pay cards. However, as technology advances, so do the methods of paying employees. Mobile wallets and pay are slowly becoming the future of payroll. In fact, mobile payments are expected to increase to $503 […]

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direct deposit or pay card

Direct Deposit or Pay Card? The Best Option for Your Small Business

As a small business owner, you have the freedom to choose how to pay your employees. And with so many options, it can be difficult to make a decision. Before choosing between paying employees with direct deposit or pay card, weigh the pros and cons of each.

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adoption assistance benefits

Offering Adoption Assistance Benefits to Employees

Many companies offer an adoption assistance program to employees. According to one source, 56% of surveyed businesses offered adoption benefits. Are you thinking about providing adoption assistance benefits to employees? If so, read on to review the benefits of providing adoption assistance and the steps you need to take.

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Massachusetts paid family leave

Massachusetts Paid Family Leave: Preparing for a New Program

On June 12, 2019, Massachusetts decided to push back the MA PFML start date to October 1, 2019. It was originally set for July 1, 2019. As an employer, you are likely familiar with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). However, are you aware that your state might have additional programs in place […]

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part-time vs. full-time employment

Part-time vs. Full-time Employment: Determining the Status of Your Employees

As a small business owner, you must decide whether to hire part-time workers, full-time employees, or a mixture of both. And, it’s your responsibility to understand the differences between part-time and full-time workers. Read on to learn about part-time vs. full-time employment and which is best for your small business.

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code of conduct

Creating a Code of Conduct for Your Small Business

As a small business owner, you have certain behavior expectations for employees. To guide workers on ethics and how to represent your company, consider creating a code of conduct.

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form 943

Form 943: What to Know About Agricultural Withholding

Various types of employers must withhold taxes from employees’ wages, including employers hiring farm workers. If you are an agricultural employer, you likely withhold taxes from your employees’ pay. And, you are responsible for reporting wages on IRS Form 943. So, what is Form 943?

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941 reconciliation

What to Know About Form 941 Reconciliation

As a small business owner, you have likely heard of IRS Form 941. If you file IRS Form 941, do you know the steps you must follow for Form 941 reconciliation? Find out how to reconcile Form 941 and why reconciliation is important for your small business.

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unlimited pto policy

Creating an Unlimited PTO Policy

Offering paid time off (PTO) is a benefit many small business owners extend to employees. Although the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not typically require PTO, many business owners provide paid vacation and personal days. And, some employers may even offer unlimited PTO policies. Have you considered creating an unlimited PTO policy for your […]

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