Lockdown furloughs forced a large cohort of hourly workers out of their jobs, and because hourly workers don’t tend to be married to their industry, there’s a massive bidding war going on right now for their employment. That means if you’re hiring for an hourly job at your company, you’re not just competing against the… Continue reading Employee Retention in a Competitive Market
Tax filing season is here, and the IRS is encouraging individuals to assess their tax situation as the deadline to file approaches. Take a moment before you start on your taxes for the year to read up on the special steps involved in assessing your advance child tax credit payments, your economic impact payments and… Continue reading Tax Filing Tips for 2022
You may have heard the recent news about Kronos Workforce Central, a payroll and HR system, that was victimized by a ransomware attack and will not be able to provide crucial services to their clients for several weeks. The disruption is so severe that they are urging their customers to look elsewhere for workforce management… Continue reading Payroll Security and Data Protection
The decision to outsource your payroll can seem like a difficult one, but it’s well worth it. Not only will outsourcing your payroll to Capital Payroll Partners save you untold amounts of time, but you’ll also be insuring that your business is compliant with ever-changing regulations. That all sounds great, right? Here’s even better news:… Continue reading How Easy is it to Outsource Your Payroll?
Large businesses of 500+ employees are typically able to have their own, in-house payroll department, or have big money deals in place with the payroll giants to handle it for them. But the vast majority of small and medium businesses are not able to fund their own payroll department (complete with salaries, benefits, insurance, etc… Continue reading Why Choosing a Local Payroll Provider is the Right Decision for your Business
Bonuses and incentive programs are some of the best ways to motivate employees. However, in order for them to work, they must be equitable, realistic, achievable, and concise. Therefore, a successful bonus program must be thoughtfully designed. Boiled down, a bonus is simply extra money, paid to employees, in addition to their wages or salary.… Continue reading How to Create a Successful Bonus Program
Determining the optimal salaries for new employees can be a complex calculation – and the math can change employee-by-employee… even at the same position/level. In order to minimize turnover, you need to set a range for how much employees in each position should be paid. This range is based on your expectations out of the… Continue reading Choosing the Right Salaries for New Employees
Are you sure you’re classifying… and paying… each of your employees correctly? The determination between whether an employee is a standard employee or an independent contractor has always been a source confusion and frustration. It’s essential for businesses to get it right, because the consequences can be costly. Fortunately, the IRS has some fairly clear… Continue reading Are Your Employees… Employees?
Let’s face it… the pandemic has changed how the working world works. Whether it’s a permanent change remains to be seen, but for now, companies must embrace the new normal. With quarantines, mask mandates, varying vaccination statuses, it’s become a simpler and better option for a huge number of workers from different industries to work… Continue reading Becoming a Great Remote Leader
Almost every employer is required to adhere to the Fair Labor Standards Act – the FLSA. However, that’s oftentimes easier said than done. The FLSA is a complex framework, and mistakes are both common and costly – especially for smaller businesses. The Fair Labor Standards Act was enacted in 1938 after a rising demand for… Continue reading FLSA Mistakes To Avoid