Part of your job as a small business owner is ensuring your employees have what they need to succeed. Sometimes that means you have to handle employee requests when you’re busy. At other times, employees ask for important paperwork last minute. But, what if you don’t want to handle certain employee requests directly? An employee […]Read More Put HR in the Hands of Your Employees With Employee Self-service Portal
Sometimes, you lose great employees. An employee could accept a new job offer, retire, be laid off, or move away. Whatever the case may be, there might come a time when you consider rehiring former employees.Read More What You Need to Know About Rehiring Former Employees
As a business owner, you might hire workers to help streamline your business processes. When you bring someone on board, one of your responsibilities is to decide whether they are an independent contractor or employee. If you have trouble with this determination, you can file Form SS-8. What is Form SS-8?Read More What Is Form SS-8?
In 2018, California came up with the ABC test to determine whether an employer could classify a worker as an independent contractor. And in September 2019, the court approved the new California AB 5 (Assembly Bill No. 5) to push the ABC test’s effects into motion.Read More What California AB 5 Means for the Gig Economy and Beyond
Many people picture sole proprietorships as tiny, single-person businesses. The owner is tucked away in a little home office, working long, odd hours to keep their business going.Read More Can a Sole Proprietor Have Employees?
What makes one worker an employee and another not an employee? It can be confusing to determine which is which. But, it’s essential that you understand the difference. So, let’s take a look at who is an employee.Read More Who Is an Employee?
Fraudulent activity can be difficult to detect. On average, instances of payroll fraud last approximately 36 months, wreaking complete havoc on the organization. The longer fraudulent activity continues, the more financial fallout it causes for the business.Read More How Small Businesses Can Fight Payroll Fraud Schemes
Some businesses are required to have a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN). FEINs, or EINs, are used by employers and other businesses for tax filing and reporting purposes. FEINs work similarly to Social Security numbers. When you include your business’s unique nine-digit number on documents, the IRS can easily identify your company. One way to […]Read More What Is Form SS-4?
When an employee leaves your business, there are certain payroll and HR tasks you must do. It doesn’t matter if the employee is voluntarily or forcibly terminated. Employee termination procedures guarantee that your business remains in compliance with federal and state laws.Read More Employee Termination Procedures Your Business Must Do