The closer summer gets, the more teens begin looking for jobs—and, they might be applying to work for you. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets specific rules for hiring teens and children. Know the minor employment laws before you take on a minor employee. To learn more about the labor laws for minors seeking […]Read More Hiring Teens This Summer? Here’s Your Homework on Labor Laws for Minors
The new W-4 form for 2023 is now available. Unlike the big W-4 form shakeup of 2020, there aren’t significant changes to the new form. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t familiarize yourself with it.Read More New W-4 Form: IRS Makes Minor Changes to 2023 Form, Allowances Still Out
Hiring your first employee is exhilarating. Instead of remaining buried by your business responsibilities, you can bring employees on board to alleviate some of your stress. But for many, the endless information about becoming an employer can be overwhelming.Read More Use Our Ultimate Checklist to Hire Your First Employee
Hiring your first employee is a huge milestone for you and your business. However, becoming an employer comes with many additional responsibilities. If you’re ready to become an employer, you must know which steps to follow.Read More 8 Steps to Follow When Becoming an Employer
When you hire new employees, you are responsible for collecting new hire paperwork. You must gather information, such as an employee’s name, address, and Social Security number (SSN). But, what happens when an employee doesn’t have an SSN? Can you hire someone without a Social Security number? Get the answers to all of your burning […]Read More Can You Hire Someone Without a Social Security Number?
When you hire an employee, you need to have them fill out new hire paperwork. One form you must have new employees fill out and keep in your records is Form W-4. So, what is a W-4 form? What is the purpose of Form W-4? Read on to find out the answers to these W-4 […]Read More What Is a W-4 Form, and What Is it Used for?
When you hire new employees, you need to collect information to verify employment eligibility and run payroll. Federal Forms W-4 and I-9 are just the beginning when it comes to new employee forms. You may also need to collect state-specific forms, including your state’s W-4. What is the state W-4 form?Read More Don’t Forget to Collect State W-4 Forms from New Hires
You’re struggling to find good, quality candidates to fill an open position. Or, you’ve found the perfect candidate and want to sweeten the job offer. What do you do? In either case, you may consider offering a sign-on bonus.Read More Everything You Need to Know Before Offering a Sign-on Bonus
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
Have you hired a veteran? What about a SNAP recipient or ex-felon? If so, you may be eligible for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC). Get to know all-things WOTC, including what is a work opportunity tax credit, which businesses are eligible, and how to apply. What are you waiting for? Get reading!Read More Everything You Need to Know About the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)