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Fees, earnings and the financial side of UberEATS

on Oct 17, 2017 9:18:07 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries
Two major aspects seeming to evolve with the lives of Americans are smartphones and ridesharing, add food to these and you have UberEATS. You may be familiar with our post from back in May examining the financial side of Uber. So we decided to look into UberEATS from a similar perspective. What is the average UberEATS salary in your city?  How much do UberEATS drivers make per delivery? What are the UberEATS driver requirements?
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Understanding the Research and Development Tax Credit

on Oct 16, 2017 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Taxes Labor law
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NYC employers can no longer ask applicants about salary history

on Oct 13, 2017 2:42:36 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Salaries Human resources
In May, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Intro. 1253 into law, which prohibits all employers from inquiring about a prospective employee’s salary history. Beginning October 31, 2017, New York City employers may not do the following:
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Are you wearing both the HR and CEO hats?

on Oct 13, 2017 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Human resources
“I don’t need an HR department!” the CEO said. “I’ve been handling hiring, firing, payroll and taxes for years. It’s better if I handle both jobs. It’s easier for me to keep an eye on costs if I’m in charge of both.”
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Are your employees having an office romance?

on Oct 11, 2017 6:11:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources
Many employers are taking a hard look at workplace romances — that's what the Society for Human Resource Management discovered in its Workplace Romance survey of HR professionals. More than twice as many employers — 42 percent — have written or verbal policies on office romances than in 2005, when the rate was 20 percent. The survey canvassed 380 HR professionals July 9-26 in 2013.
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How to get your staff to work better as a team

on Oct 9, 2017 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources
You may have good employees who are simply not working together well. This is a serious problem, and you can't grow until you address it. Here's how to get started.
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What Is a Payroll-Based Journal?

on Oct 6, 2017 6:20:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Payroll Time and labor
High-quality nursing homes, long-term care homes, and other skilled nursing facilities recognize that their staff is one of their most important assets. It is no surprise to nursing facility management that there are connections between staff satisfaction and patient care. CMS (shorthand for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid) even considers staffing as one of the three major components of their Five-Star Quality Rating System, along with health inspections and quality measures.
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Actual take-home pay for NBA's highest-paid players

on Oct 4, 2017 7:26:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries
The salaries of the top 5 highest paid NBA players all have 2 commas and a whole lot of  zeros. We all know that NBA players earn some serious bank. What we don't know are the specifics. Your Google search for the  “Highest Salaries of the NBA” might show you how much these players signed contracts for, but those numbers probably don't reflect how much money they actually take home. The published and highly publicized salaries of the top NBA players do not account for agency fees, federal, state and city taxes, as well as other various deductions. So, how much do these NBA stars actually take home? We found a really interesting article from ESPN that shows the take-home pay of the highest-paid NBA players after all the deductions come out. You can find that article here. But being the (sometimes nerdy) payroll people that we are, we of course wanted to dive a little deeper into it...
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How to handle court-ordered wage garnishments

on Sep 29, 2017 6:44:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Payroll
When wages are garnished, an employer must withhold a portion of a person's earnings for the payment of a debt. Most garnishments are made under a local court order that creditors file a few months after debtors fall behind on payments.
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How to apply for an SBA loan

on Sep 27, 2017 6:58:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Taxes Labor law Benefits
Since 1953, the Small Business Administration (part of the Department of Commerce) has helped entrepreneurs get capital to start and expand their businesses. The SBA doesn't make grants to businesses, but rather provides loan guarantees to encourage participating banks to make loans to small businesses.
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