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becoming an employer

8 Steps to Follow When Becoming an Employer

However, becoming an employer comes with many additional responsibilities. If you’re ready to become an employer, you must know which steps to follow.

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How to Pay Payroll Taxes

You must deduct payroll taxes from employees’ wages. But, what do you do with the withheld money? You can’t hold onto it until someone asks for it. You must pay payroll taxes to the federal government. Some employers might have to send money to their state and local governments, too. Learn how to pay payroll […]

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employee-reviews

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Blow Off Employee Reviews

As a business owner, you do a good job of juggling many different tasks: payroll, task delegation, accounting for small business – you name it. but it’s impossible to accomplish everything. Unfortunately,  the employee performance review can be one of the first items to fall off a business owner’s To-Do List. Writing an employee performance evaluation […]

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EFTPS Issues Inquiry PINs for Payroll Tax Clients

EFTPS, the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System, is now issuing Inquiry PIN numbers to business owners who use an outside payroll tax service to handle their federal payroll tax deposits. Once a payroll tax provider enrolls a client in EFTPS, the client will now receive a letter with a separate inquiry PIN and their enrollment […]

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Payroll Taxes Cost U.S. Small Business Owners Valuable Time

Some U.S. small business owners are spending up to three workweeks per year just handling payroll taxes for their companies, according to a new survey by the National Small Business Association (NSBA). Results from the NSBA’s 2014 Small Business Taxation Survey showed that while 60% of small businesses handle payroll on their own, 11% spend more than […]

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Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN)

Part 2 in an eight-part series on Becoming an Employer. Part 1: Becoming an Employer Part 2: Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN) Part 3: Get Insurance: Business and Workers’ Compensation Part 4: Choose How to Handle Your Payroll Part 5: Start Hiring Employees Part 6: Complete Required Paperwork for New Hire Part 7: […]

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Get Insurance: Business and Workers’ Compensation

Part 3 in an eight-part series on Becoming an Employer. Part 1: Becoming an Employer Part 2: Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN) Part 3: Get Insurance: Business and Workers’ Compensation Part 4: Choose How to Handle Your Payroll Part 5: Start Hiring Employees Part 6: Complete Required Paperwork for New Hire Part 7: […]

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Choose How to Handle Your Payroll

Part 4 in an eight-part series on Becoming an Employer. Part 1: Becoming an Employer Part 2: Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN) Part 3: Get Insurance: Business and Workers’ Compensation Part 4: Choose How to Handle Your Payroll Part 5: Start Hiring Employees Part 6: Complete Required Paperwork for New Hire Part 7: […]

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Start Hiring Employees

Part 5 in an eight-part series on Becoming an Employer. Part 1: Becoming an Employer Part 2: Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN) Part 3: Get Insurance: Business and Workers’ Compensation Part 4: Choose How to Handle Your Payroll Part 5: Start Hiring Employees Part 6: Complete Required Paperwork for New Hire Part 7: […]

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Complete Required Paperwork for New Hire

Part 6 in an eight-part series on Becoming an Employer. Part 1: Becoming an Employer Part 2: Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN) Part 3: Get Insurance: Business and Workers’ Compensation Part 4: Choose How to Handle Your Payroll Part 5: Start Hiring Employees Part 6: Complete Required Paperwork for New Hire Part 7: […]

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