Category: "Payroll"

Know your limits! IRS announces taxable benefit amounts for 2017 payroll planners

15 November, 2016

It’s that time of the year again – employers are preparing for payroll and benefit changes for 2017. The IRS issued dozens of tax provisions in Revenue Procedure 2016-55, including transportation, health savings accounts and flexible spending arrangement limits. Transportation Benefits Transportat...

Attention All Startups: Payroll Information You Can’t Miss

27 October, 2015

Starting a business is exciting. New opportunities abound as you develop your startup, and begin to receive interest from prospective clients. Due to the excitement and busy nature of starting a business, many startup owners overlook one critical aspect of owning a business: how do we manage payroll...

4 Things to Consider When Choosing a Payroll Service Provider

22 September, 2015 | 4 Comments

Bookkeeping can be one of the most tedious tasks of running a business. Payroll taxes are ranked as a top financial and administrative burden for business owners according to the 2014 National Small Business Association tax survey. Outsourcing payroll will help to alleviate some of your burdens as...

APA and Others Tell Congress: “Don’t SOC it to us!”

25 August, 2015

The American Payroll Association (APA) joined 60 other organizations in a letter formally objecting to new employer reporting requirements being considered by Congress. Dated June 9, 2015, the letter was delivered by the Strategic Services on Unemployment & Workers’ Compensation (UWC) to the Cha...

ACA Continues to Challenge Compliance by Affecting ERISA and FLSA, Part 2

14 April, 2015

In Part 1, we reviewed the far reaching affects the ACA has had on numerous laws, requiring changes to procedures and compliance programs.  Here we will review the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). FLSA The FLSA law was passed in 1938 to protect both a worker’s pay and working hours.  There are thr...