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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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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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Ashley Explains 2018 Year-End Tax Prep | Ep. 09 [VIDEO]

on Dec 7, 2018 11:05:14 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Ashley Explains Taxes
In this episode, our resident tax guru, Ashley explains how to prepare your 2018 year-end tax information, and gives some pointers on how to get your 2019 tax year off to a great start! Check out the video below: 
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Ashley Explains... Herself! | Ep. 08 [VIDEO]

on Oct 26, 2018 10:30:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Ashley Explains Taxes
This time, Ashley explains one of our favorite topics so far: herself!  We recently sat down with Ashley to discuss where she's from, what makes her such a great leader, and what she likes to do when she's not slingin' facts about tax! Check out the interview below: 
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PeopleWork 06 - CPA Brett Neal on Reasonable Compensation

on Oct 23, 2018 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | PeopleWork Taxes
In this episode of PeopleWork, we are joined by California-based CPA Brett Neal. Brett came on the show to discuss the important topic of reasonable compensation and how it applies to owners and partners of C-corporations and S-corporations. You can watch the full conversation and read the complete transcript below.
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Proposed Changes to the 2019 W-4 | Ashley Explains 07 [VIDEO]

on Oct 12, 2018 9:45:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Ashley Explains Taxes
She's Back! Welcome to the next episode of "Ashley Explains," where our resident tax guru, Ashley Hamilton, lays down the facts about tax! In this episode, Ashley  explains that although the White House initially announce changes to the W-4 to accommodate the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017,  those changes will be pushed back to affect the 2020 W-4.  Check out the video below: 
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