1. Is It Time To Think About Your Employees’ W2’s?

    Is July a good time to think about employee W-2 forms? Yes, absolutely. Each year around tax time, we hear from a handful of clients who have employees who didn't have enough (or any) withholding taxes taken from their pay checks. It could have been for a number of reasons such as: high exemption calculation from their W-4 form, low pay that didn't trigger the tax tables, or a high number of pre…Read More


    New I-9 Releases, Today - July 17, 2017 The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will release a new Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, on Monday, July 17. The new Form I-9 will be available on the HR Support Center shortly after it is released. Employers will be able to use this revised version immediately, but may continue using the Form I-9 with a revision date …Read More

  3. Stepping Out in Support of Our Veterans

    Today was a special day – June 14, 2017. Today marks the US Army’s Birthday, Flag Day, and Military Appreciation Day. We are all very thankful for the service of those that sacrifice so much, and sometimes “thank you” seems an understatement. They Payroll Vault Family put their heads together and tried to figure out a way to say “thank you” in a different way. This morning we rallied e…Read More

  4. Celebrating World Environment Day

    Also, called Eco Day and Environment Day, 2017’s theme is 'Connecting People to Nature – in the city and on the land, from the poles to the equator'. We are urged to get outdoors and into nature so we can better recognize not only its beauty, but its importance. You are invited to think about how interdependent we are with nature and the environment as a whole, and challenged to find fun and e…Read More

  5. World Environment Day

    World Environment Day was established in 1974 and is operated by the United Nations Environment Program. This worldwide day of recognition has grown to become a global platform that is celebrated in over 100 countries. Annually, the theme and host changes and is observed each year on June 5th to raise global awareness to protect our great planet and nature – which also encompasses wildlife effor…Read More

  6. Hiring for the Summer: What You Need to Know

    School is out, and teens and young adults are looking for work. For a business owner, this is an ideal time to hire a few spare hands and provide young adults the opportunity to develop valuable social and business skills, build a strong work ethic, and gain professional experience. The benefits of seasonal hires: Placing your teen or young adult on the payroll Your teen can learn the family busin…Read More

  7. Rebranding or Entity Change?

    In the past couple years we have had several dozen clients go through the steps to either rebrand their business, or change their entity type. With a rebrand, this can be a great time to infuse new energy and excitement around their product. With an entity change, a business will update their registration with the IRS. For the majority of our clients, this also means creating a new FEIN (Federal I…Read More

  8. Employee Exceptions

    Effective business owners strive for engaged and happy employees who will be more productive. However, in their attempt to cater to an employee who seems to need an exception (i.e., modified pay structure or PTO policy, cash loan, etc.), we’ve observed our clients painting themselves into a compliance corner that is oftentimes difficult, and potentially expensive, to navigate. However, before de…Read More

  9. Why is supporting small business so important?

    Small business is the backbone of America and represents 99.7% of all employer firms. Now, that’s a noticeable contribution! Small business offers much to the US and are celebrated on both National Small Business Week, and Small Business Saturday. See the benefits that small businesses provide and why they are important to our economic status: Expansion Small businesses aren’t limited to keep…Read More