Software can make payroll—and your life—much easier. But it’s easy to get overwhelmed when shopping for payroll software. After all, there are a variety of tools to choose from. And as a savvy business owner, you want to find the best fit for your company. So, what is the best payroll software for small business?Read More What Is the Best Payroll Software for Small Business?
Running payroll means staying on top of your employment tax responsibilities. In addition to withholding income and payroll taxes from employee wages, you must contribute employer taxes. Unlike some other taxes, state unemployment taxes do not have a standard rate. Read on to answer, What is my state unemployment tax rate?Read More What Is My State Unemployment Tax Rate?
Employee salary: $50,000 a year. But you know that’s not what they’re walking away with. Between taxes and benefit deductions, the employee’s take-home pay could be far from the $50,000 sticker price (cue the sad violin). To find their take-home pay, you need to know how to calculate net pay.Read More How to Calculate Net Pay for Payroll
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
This article has been updated to include 2023 information. Attention Oregon employers! Specifically, attention employers in Eugene, Oregon. A new type of payroll tax came your way in 2021. Learn all about the Eugene Community Safety Payroll tax and whether or not you need to withhold and remit it to the city.Read More Everything You Need to Know About the Eugene Community Safety Payroll Tax
New years are for new beginnings. And with a new year just around the corner, now’s the time to get your payroll squared away. When it comes to payroll, experienced employers and those just getting started can learn new tips to make payroll easier than ever. Read on for payroll tips to start your year […]Read More 5 Basic Payroll Tips to Start the Year Out Right
This article has been updated to include 2023 information. Providing health insurance benefits to your employees can leave you with a lot of questions. If you have your employees contribute to their premiums, you have to know how to deduct the cost from their gross pay. But, are payroll deductions for health insurance pre-tax? Read […]Read More Are Payroll Deductions for Health Insurance Pre-Tax? The Answer You Need to Know
Like past years, the IRS changed the income tax withholding tables for 2023. Use these updated tables to calculate federal income tax on employee wages in 2023. In addition to the annual tax rate and bracket changes, employers can still use the optional computational bridge released in 2021.Read More Updates to the Income Tax Withholding Tables and What You Need to Know
If you’re an employer in the state of New York, you may have heard of the Employer Compensation Expense Tax (ECET) that started in 2019. But, did you know that the ECET, established by the Employer Compensation Expense Program (ECEP), is optional? Although you aren’t required to pay the ECET, you may choose to do […]Read More The Lowdown on New York’s ECEP Tax