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How Much Does It Cost to Hire Your First Employee?

on Feb 15, 2019 10:49:47 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Payroll Taxes Employees
Many entrepreneurs and small business owners dream of the day when they will be able to start hiring employees! For some, it is one of the first markers of real growth, because no longer can a sole proprietor manage all the work of the business. Someone else needs to come on board to share the workload or being a new area of expertise to the company. No wonder people are excited about starting this process!
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How to Retain Key Employees with Bonus Packages

on Feb 14, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Human resources Employees Benefits Payroll
Bonus packages have been on the rise in recent years. While typically associated with larger companies, more small businesses have been offering bonus packages in order to compete for more skilled workers. A properly implemented bonus plan can be highly motivating for employees and help increase the retention of your most valuable workers.
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Should You Hire Contractors or Employees?

on Feb 13, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Labor law Taxes Payroll
So your small business is doing really well. Congratulations! Now it’s time to consider how you could grow your business if you had some help. But should you hire contractors or employees?
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What Can a Payroll Company Do For You?

on Feb 12, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Payroll Time and labor Taxes Labor law
You work hard running your business. Time is at a premium and there are always a lot of items on your to-do list. While you enjoy many of the tasks involved in growing your business and providing valuable service to your customers, there is one task you do not enjoy: Payroll.
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What to Look for in a Payroll Company

on Feb 11, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Taxes Payroll
“One of the best parts of running a small business is figuring out payroll and staying aware of changing tax regulations,” said no one ever. Let’s face it. Entrepreneurs start businesses because they are passionate about their product or service. They would rather spend their time growing their business and providing top notch customer service than dealing with the tedious data entry for payroll every pay period.
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Why You Should Outsource Payroll Management

on Feb 8, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Taxes Payroll
Small business owners have a lot on their plate. That’s why millions of small businesses choose to outsource their payroll management. There are a lot of reasons to do so— it helps these business save time and money, not to mention the sense of security that comes with having professional payroll companies deal with private data.
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The History of FICA and How it Applies to You

on Feb 7, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Taxes Payroll
FICA has a long and storied history– it’s not just a series of letters that you see at the top of your pay stub. Over the last eight decades, FICA has offered protection for our most vulnerable population, ensuring that they have enough to live on when they’re unable to work. But how did FICA come about, and how does it apply to employers today?
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Answering the 3 Most Common Questions About Worker's Compensation Insurance

on Jan 25, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Payroll Insurance Labor law
Workers' compensation insurance, also called workman's comp or workers' comp, covers an employee's medical bills and time away from work in the event they are injured on the job. Workers comp' laws are regulated at the state level, so if you have any questions about the laws pertaining to your business, your state's department of workers' comp is the best place to start. The federal government provides an interactive map to find your state's website.  
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NYS Minimum Wage Increases Take Effect on December 31, 2018

on Dec 18, 2018 10:18:51 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries Employees Payroll Labor law
Employers in New York are subject to different minimum wages based on where employees perform work, and whether or not they work in fast food. All minimum wage increases take effect on December 31, 2018. 
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Why Payday Advances are a Must-Offer Employee Benefit in 2019

on Dec 10, 2018 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Employees Benefits Payroll Human resources
Is your company offering payday advances as a benefit to employees? If not, read on. Payday advances are a big trend for 2019. Offering this benefit will put you among the world’s best employers.
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