Payroll services process your payroll calculations, tax statements, and year-end taxes. Gusto is one such service that made our top picks list for its ease of use. You can check out our complete list here. QuickBooks Payroll, on the other hand, didn’t make our top list. But that doesn’t mean it’s not worth considering. In… read more.
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Hiring your first employee is exhilarating. It’s also the day you become responsible for payroll tax. Payroll tax is a blanket term used to refer to all taxes paid on employee’s wages. They include Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA) and self-employment taxes. Both of these cover Social Security and Medicare taxes. As an employer, you’re… read more.
Being connected to every company employee, the HR department is the spine of most organizations. They keep things standing and moving forward toward success. Despite this, business owners don’t do much to improve their HR health. It’s neither human nor a resource for them. While most leaders understand the main functions of HR, they don’t… read more.
Payroll has completely transformed in the past few years. What used to be simple and straightforward has become much more complicated, involving multi-state taxes, payroll compliance, wage garnishments, and whatnot. And let’s not forget the complex environment of company guidelines, IT systems, and privacy regulations in which the employee pay systems are managed. Naturally, expertise… read more.
You have several responsibilities as an employer—filing the IRS Form 944, also known as the Employer’s Annual Federal Tax Return, is one of them. So what is Form 944? Eligible small business owners who withhold income and payroll taxes from their employees’ paychecks can file this form to report federal income tax and FICA tax… read more.
Budgeting helps determine in advance whether you have enough money to do things you need and want to do. Better yet, it gives you a spending plan to ensure you always have money for the things you need. Payroll budgeting works similarly, but instead, it focuses on manpower. It tells you what staffing you’ll need… read more.
When employers talk about their compensation packages, they don’t only mean salary. To employers, compensation includes employee benefits like health insurance, paid time off (PTO), and retirement plans. While many employers see these benefits as “extra,” these perks are a part of the total package that can make or break their decision to work for… read more.
Posting a job on LinkedIn greatly simplifies the hiring process. LinkedIn is the best tool for connecting directly with candidates by giving you access to its vast number of users. It also saves you time and stress by shortcutting the recruitment process and automatically disqualifying candidates. In this article, we will show you exactly how… read more.
During the hiring process, a hiring manager will often reach out to a candidate’s previous employer to learn more about the candidate. This helps the hiring manager make a more informed decision about that candidate. After all, candidates can write anything on their resumes and practice dazzling answers to interview questions, but honest references from… read more.
Diversity recruitment has always been a hot topic globally. Today, bottom-line results are not being measured in dollars, but rather in the demographics of women recruitment, retention and supplier diversity, and minority inclusion. Business owners are finally coming to terms with how having a diverse workforce can provide tangible benefits besides ensuring legal compliance and… read more.