Bonuses are a popular way to increase employee loyalty and reward a year’s worth of “jobs well done”. However… as far as payroll goes, they are often misunderstood. With those holiday bonuses on the way, let’s cover one of the most common end-of-year payroll questions: how are bonuses taxed? It’s an oft-repeated question, especially at… Continue reading How are Bonuses Taxed?
When one of your employees puts in their two weeks notice, they may think that the heads-up time they’re giving you is doing you a favor. While the extra time to prepare for their departure can certainly help, you can run into some big time HR and Payroll headaches – especially if you aren’t aware… Continue reading Should You Pay an Employee Who Resigns With Two Weeks Notice?
An important question to ask yourself when dealing with employment (and really any business-related paperwork) is how long are you required to keep the records? Unfortunately when it comes to record retention, there is a myriad of answers and a multitude of regulations for different scenarios. We’ve summarized the most common federal laws that relate… Continue reading Employment Record Retention: What Are the Federal Laws?
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
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
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?
Washington wants everyone to get a COVID-19 shot, so it is giving a refundable tax credit to employers who grant paid time-off to staff to receive—or recover from—a vaccination. Small and midsize employers, and certain governmental employers, can claim refundable tax credits that reimburse them for the cost of providing paid sick and family vaccination… Continue reading Employers Get Tax Breaks for Vaccination Leave
Payroll compliance is about meeting your obligations as required by law, which can be confusing and complex. Here are 7 key aspects of payroll compliance. 1. Federal wage and hour laws The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets federal wage and hour standards, which are administered by the U.S. Department of Labor. These standards cover:… Continue reading 7 Key Aspects of Payroll Compliance
With wide bipartisan support, Congress has approved the “PPP Extension Act of 2021,” which extends the Payroll Protection Program. It had been scheduled to expire on March 31, but the application deadline is now May 31. The act further gives the SBA another month, until June 30, to process claims made by the new deadline.… Continue reading Popular PPP Loan Program Gets Extension