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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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Payroll and budgeting for seasonal construction jobs

on Sep 25, 2017 7:06:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Payroll Human resources Time and labor
Although the construction industry can be quite profitable, it does have a major drawback: in areas where the winter season prevents construction projects from getting started, teams of workers and even entire construction firms have to be extremely careful when it comes to managing their budgets and making sure they don't come out short in January or February.
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The 4 obvious benefits to outsourcing payroll

on Sep 21, 2017 7:40:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Payroll
Whether you’re a small-business owner or an HR professional in a larger company, managing payroll can be a real hassle. The rules and regulations surrounding payroll can be complex, and often vary from region to region.
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Thinking about offering a student loan repayment benefit?

on Sep 20, 2017 6:36:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources Benefits
Businesses looking to attract new employees must distinguish themselves from the competition, especially if they’re unable to pay salaries above the market value. Creative benefits often do the trick, particularly if they address specific needs.
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How to strategically manage vacation requests

on Sep 19, 2017 9:48:32 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources Time and labor
You want to support employees by providing the opportunity for work/life harmony, but you also have customers to service and a business to run. Sometimes it is difficult to juggle multiple vacation requests around popular vacation times, especially during the summer months and other holiday times throughout the year. Below we have provided a few tips, suggestions and best practices to help you strike the right balance based on your organization’s typical activity model. 
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What about labor law posters for remote employees?

on Sep 13, 2017 8:30:03 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees
Remote employees have become pretty commonplace in the workplace today. While there is no definitive law that requires employers to keep their remote workers up-to-date with labor law postings, employers are required to communicate the information in the postings to all employees - including those who work off-site or at home.
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New York City passes a new predictive scheduling law

on Sep 11, 2017 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Payroll Time and labor
New York City has joined San Francisco, Emeryville, Seattle and the State of Oregon in passing predictive scheduling laws, which require certain employers to give employees a minimum amount of advance notice of their work schedule. 
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Payroll and tax issues for healthcare employers

on Sep 8, 2017 6:17:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Taxes Payroll
Healthcare companies are faced with some of the most complex and most difficult to optimize payroll and tax-related processes of all companies. The diversity of the workforce, the industry-specific overtime needs of these companies and many other difficulties, all call for special payroll management practices.
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Change to EEO-1 report is now blocked

on Sep 7, 2017 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Payroll
  The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has delayed implementation of the new wage and hour components of the EEO-1 Report, indefinitely. The OMB said the main reason for this decision is because it needs more time to review the burden this report places on employers - in comparison to how effective the new aspects of the report are.
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Overtime rule changes doubling minimum salary threshold officially dead

on Sep 6, 2017 6:37:26 PM By | Complete Payroll | 5 Comments | Labor law Payroll Time and labor
Remember when the Department of Labor planned to double the overtime salary threshold? It would have qualified millions of workers as non-exempt, meaning they'd have to be paid overtime for any hours worked over 40 in a given week. Well, those rule changes are now officially dead.
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