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    Payroll Vault Expands Footprint into North Carolina

    Welcome to North Carolina, Payroll Vault! Shannon and Ryan Mulhearn are opening a new franchise in Wake Forest, aiming to streamline operations for local small businesses. From payroll to HR support, they've got you covered. Learn more about their mission and services, view the press releases below:

    Accesswire, Yahoo Finance, AP News, Business Insider.

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    Payroll Vault’s Cathy Carroll Recognized as a 2024 Franchise Rock Star by Franchise Business Review

    Selected from hundreds of nominations, Cathy has been recognized by Franchise Business Review for her remarkable contributions to Payroll Vault and the broader franchising community. This award celebrates franchisees who exemplify excellence in leadership, financial success, and community engagement.

    Cathy's recognition showcases the potential for achievement within the Payroll Vault Franchising family. Here's to setting the bar high and inspiring others! Congratulations, Cathy!

    Learn more about the 2024 Franchise Rock Star HERE!

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    Exciting News! Our very own Jenny Majerus, Owner of Payroll Vault Grand Island, Nebraska, was recently featured on the Grow Lincoln podcast!

    Tune in to the June 15th episode where Jenny dives deep into the payroll challenges faced by small businesses and shares her inspiring journey of why she chose to open a Payroll Vault franchise. Don't miss out on her valuable insights and passion for helping businesses thrive! 

    Listen now!

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    The Changing Face Of Employment: How Gig And Freelancing Affects Payroll | Forbes

    38% of the U.S. workforce now engages in freelance work. Is your business keeping up with this trend? Explore how gig work is reshaping employment and what it means for your payroll practices.

    Read the full story from Sean Manning, CEO and Founder of Payroll Vault, on Forbes HERE!

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    Colorado small businesses are facing unexpected penalties and interest on unemployment insurance taxes due to a state computer glitch.

    Our own Tricia Petteys, COO/co-founder of Payroll Vault Franchising, and Jolinda Sumrall, Payroll Specialist, weigh in on the challenges. Read more about how Payroll Vault is advocating for our clients in this developing story.

    Read the full story HERE.

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    Payroll Vault Named to Franchise Business Review’s 2024 Culture 100 List

    We're thrilled to announce that Payroll Vault has been named to Franchise Business Review's 2024 Culture 100 list, recognizing the top 100 franchise brands with the best franchise cultures! 

    This prestigious recognition is based on feedback from over 36,000 franchisees rating their franchisors on company culture, core values, community, and more. 

    We're so proud of our franchisees and their hard work in building successful businesses in their local communities. This honor is a testament to the amazing culture we've created together. Click here to view the full press release!

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    Digital Dollars: How Payroll Is Changing With Technology | Forbes

    Payroll and employee management have undergone major shifts thanks to new technologies emerging in recent years. Explore the cutting-edge advancements reshaping how businesses handle payroll, from online benefits administration to AI acceleration, in this latest Forbes article.

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    Payroll Vault Franchise Owner Cathy Carroll Loves Being Her Own Boss | Franchise Business Review

    Cathy Carroll, Owner of Payroll Vault Havertown, PA, was recently featured in Franchise Business Review for her incredible work providing payroll, HR, tax and benefit services to small businesses and her entrepreneurial excellence. Congrats on this well-deserved recognition! Read the article to learn more about Cathy's journey with Payroll Vault Franchising.


    Read the full story on Franchise Business Review.

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    Payroll Vault Opens in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

    A new Payroll Vault franchise has opened in Rehoboth Beach, offering comprehensive payroll and HR solutions for small businesses. Owner Justin Russell aims to provide local entrepreneurs with the administrative support they need to focus on running their companies.

    Read the full article on

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    Get Paid When You Need, With Earned Wage Access | PIX11 News

    Cathy Carroll, Owner of Payroll Vault Havertown, PA, recently appeared on PIX11 News in New York City to discuss the emerging trend of earned wage access (EWA).

    As an experienced payroll professional, Cathy shed light on the growing popularity of EWA solutions, highlighting the benefits they offer to both employees and employers. She discussed how EWA can help employees better manage their finances and avoid costly payday loans or overdraft fees.

    We invite you to watch Cathy's insightful interview HERE.

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    Payroll Vault Celebrates Rapid Growth with Seven New Locations and Two New States

    Payroll Vault is expanding at a rapid pace! We're thrilled to announce the grand opening of 7 new franchise locations across Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, South Dakota, and Texas! Congratulations to our new franchise owners!

    Learn more about our new locations! View the press releases below:, Accesswire, Yahoo Finance, AP News, Business Insider

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    Earned Wage Access becoming more popular as study shows half of workers live paycheck to paycheck | 10 Tampa Bay

    Did you know there's a program to get your paycheck early? The Earned Wage Access (EWA) program allows employees access to wages they've already earned. According to a recent report, 54% of employees need funds before payday and 59% of EWA users say having access to the program motivates them to go to work. Watch the news segment on 10 Tamba Bay to learn more!

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    Payroll Vault Santa Barbara Franchisee, Karen Mora, Recognized as 2023 Franchisee of the Year | Franchising World Magazine

    Payroll Vault is proud to announce that its esteemed owner, Karen Mora, has been honored as the 2023 Franchisee of the Year. This prestigious recognition acknowledges Karen's exceptional dedication to her clients and her relentless pursuit of excellence in the field of payroll services.

    Check out Karen's recognition in Franchising World Magazine!

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    It’s Never Too Soon To Talk About Financial Wellness Programs | Forbes

    Don't let a funding crunch derail your successful business. In this insightful Forbes article, Payroll Vault CEO, Sean Manning, shares how a financial wellness program can help your company weather any funding hurdle.

    Learn how providing employees with the right benefits and education can boost morale, increase retention, and strengthen your business. Check out the full article HERE!

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    Area Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Local Businesswomen | Herald Review

    Lisa Carsrud, Owner of Payroll Vault Grand Rapids, Minnesota, was recently featured in the Herald Review in an article about celebrating local businesswomen. In the article, Lisa explains how she became a business owner and discusses what it takes to run a successful business. Read the full article to learn more about Lisa and her path toward franchise ownership!

    View the full story HERE.

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    Payroll Basics: What Every Business Owner Should Know | Forbes

    In any industry, mastering essential business operations is crucial for success. Even if you delegate tasks, understanding key aspect, such as payroll is essential. Drawing from experience as an entrepreneur, Payroll Vault CEO, Sean Manning, explores the fundamental payroll basics every business owner should grasp.

    Read the full article on Forbes to learn more!

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    Tax Tips for Tip Earners | Indy Now FOX59

    Adam Schill, Owner of Payroll Vault South Central Indiana, was recently featured on Indy Now | FOX59 to provide tax tips for tipped employees. During the segment, Adam offers expert tax advice for tip earners and discusses how businesses should properly be keeping track of and distributing their tips. View the full segment to find out how Payroll Vault is here to help you this tax season!

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    Navigating Tipping and Tax Season | WSFL TV

    In a recent interview on Inside South Florida, Tricia Golomb, owner of Payroll Vault in Pembroke Pines, FL, shed light on the growing trend of service charges and mandatory tips in restaurants, as well as the importance of understanding tipping regulations, especially as tax season approaches. Watch the full segment to learn more!

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    Tax Tips for 2024 | Fox 31 Denver

    Kristina Kefalas, Owner of Payroll Vault Lakewood, was recently featured on Fox 31 Denver to give tax advice for the upcoming 2024 Tax Day. During the segment, Kristina offers expert tax filing tips for hourly employees. View the full segment to find out if Payroll Vault can help you this Tax Day, which is on Monday, April 15th in 2024.

    View the full story HERE.

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    Work Migration: The Rise Of Remote Working And You | Forbes

    Is remote work the future of your business? Payroll Vault CEO, Sean Manning, delves into the rise of remote working and how it's changing the way we work. Find out why more companies are embracing this trend in Forbes' latest article. 

    View the full story HERE.

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    Best Practices For Keeping Your Business' Tax Record And Credit Request Clean | Forbes

    In today's business landscape, maintaining a clean tax record and credit request has never been more crucial, particularly in light of recent IRS scrutiny and fraudulent claims.

    Read the article on Forbes to learn more!

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    Payroll Vault Signs New Franchisee for Katy, Texas

    Payroll Vault, the nation’s fastest growing payroll franchise, announced new franchisees for the Katy, Texas market. Brook and Tori Talbot will become the latest members of the rapidly growing Payroll Vault family.  The husband and wife team are currently learning the Payroll Vault system and will soon begin providing comprehensive payroll and workforce management services to small and midsize businesses in the fast-growing Houston suburb.

    Check out the full story at Franchising Magazine USA!

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    Stopping the Scam: IRS Cracking Down on False ERC Claims

    Tricia Petteys, chief operating officer and co-founder of Payroll Vault Franchising, LLC, was recently featured in Franchising World Magazine. In the article, Tricia discusses the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) and several big announcements from the IRS regarding ERC. 

    ERC is a special tax credit offered to employers who paid wages between March 13, 2020 and December 31, 2021, during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read the full story to find out if you qualify for the ERC and to find out how to spot an ERC scam.

    Read the full story HERE.

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    Good Business San Diego | Payroll Vault

    Elsie Nash, owner of Payroll Vault San Diego, discusses recent updates from the IRS on Covid Tax Credits, or ERC. Watch the news clip to learn how to spot the scam and how Payroll Vault can guide you through this process. During the segment, Elsie highlights the Employee Retention Credit delays due to the recent fraudulent claims. View the full segment to find out how Payroll Vault can protect you from scams and to find out if you are eligible for the Covid Tax Credit.


    View the full story HERE.

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    Payroll Vault is Making Sense of Covid Tax Credits | Atlanta Plugged In

    Michelle Abel of Payroll Vault in Marietta, Georgia was recently featured on Atlanta News First in a segment on Atlanta Plugged In to discuss the recent announcements from the IRS about the Covid Tax Credit. During the segment, Michelle highlights the Employee Retention Credit Moratorium due to the recent fraudulent claims. View the full segment to find out how Payroll Vault can protect you from scams and to find out if you are eligible for the Covid Tax Credit.

    View the full story HERE.

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    Payroll Vault is a leader in helping local businesses with COVID Tax Credits | NTV

    Payroll Vault of Grand Island helps small to midsize businesses strengthen their operations by offering personalized solutions and one-on-one service with local specialists. Jenny Majerus, owner of Payroll Vault Grand Island, Nebraska was recently featured on NTV to discuss the Employee Retention Tax Credit and the Moratorium from the IRS. During the segment, she highlighted how Payroll Vault of Grand Island can help make the stress of ERTC diminish with the help of experts at Payroll Vault.

    View the full story HERE.

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    Payroll Vault Named a Top Brand of 2023 by Franchise Journal Magazine

    Payroll Vault was recently named as a Top Brand of 2023 in Franchise Journal Magazine. Being featured in Franchise Journal's list of Top Brands of 2023 is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire Payroll Vault team, including our franchisees who have played a vital role in our success. We could not have achieved this milestone without their unwavering commitment and passion for our brand.

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    Payroll Vault Signs New Franchisee for Katy, Texas

    Meet the newest members of the Payroll Vault family! Brook and Tori Talbot are bringing comprehensive payroll services to Katy, Texas, and we couldn't be more excited! Check out their franchisee story now!

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    Payroll Vault Veteran Owner Kevin Nash Featured in Franchise Journal Magazine

    Payroll Vault San Diego Owner and U.S. Navy Veteran, Kevin Nash, tells his story in The Veteran's Issue of Franchise Journal Magazine. Explore how Kevin's experience in the Navy laid the foundation for his professional success, and learn how he continues to give back to the community while serving local businesses. Read the story on page 134 HERE!

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    Employee Retention: A Worthwhile Long-Term Investment | Forbes

    Sean Manning, Founder and CEO of Payroll Vault Franchising, discusses why having a loyal, dedicated team for a business is a vital component of its longevity. But how does retaining employees help keep a business afloat, and how can an employer keep them satisfied? Find out HERE!

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    Payroll Vault Franchise | Payroll/Workforce Management Services Franchise | Sean Manning | 1851 Franchise - Everything Franchising Resources

    Join in on the conversation between Nick Powills, publisher of, and Sean Manning, CEO/Founder of Payroll Vault. You can Meet the Zor and learn more about the journey to building a successful franchise brand and what it means to its franchisees. WATCH PODCAST

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    Payroll Vault of Oklahoma City is Revolutionizing Payroll Services for Local Businesses | KOKH TV

    Payroll Vault's Oklahoma City Owner, Cynthia Cox, was recently featured on OKC Fox to discuss how their services are revolutionizing payroll services for local businesses. During the segment, she highlighted how Payroll Vault of OKC can help make the stress of payroll a thing of the past, emphasizing their commitment to offering personalized and tailored solutions that meet each client's specific needs. Business owners looking for quality, reliable payroll services can learn more by calling our office. It’s time to Re-Think© payroll!


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    Payroll Vault Franchising Featured in Business View Magazine

    Payroll Vault featured in Business View Magazine's August 2023 issue! Check out pages 101-110 to learn more about Payroll Vault and our franchisees!

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    How to Have a Conversation with The Boss | Houston Happens News

    Selina Garrett discusses how to have a conversation and break the ice with your boss on Houston Happens News. This coverage has more than 114,000 media impressions and an earned media value of $7,200! Great job Selina! 

    Watch Video!

  • How to Break the Ice with Your Boss

    How to Break The Ice with Your Boss | PIX11 News NYC

    Jeanine Dargis, Owner of Payroll Vault in Edison, NJ highlights how to build a better relationship with your boss. According to the Gallup 2023 Global Report, employees in today's career climate are wanting to quit, but what are their top reasons and how can business owners mitigate this issue? Learn how to have a productive conversation with your boss HERE.

  • Making The Most Of Tech: Considerations For Leveraging AI In Business

    Making The Most Of Tech: Considerations For Leveraging AI In Business

    The business world is always affected by technological developments. Some affect some industries more than others, but I see one of the latest developments, artificial intelligence (AI), impacting every industry.

    It’s up to business leaders to decide how they’ll use AI in their operations. An important thing to remember is that technology isn’t intended to replace employees. It’s a tool for them to use. AI can be used to streamline operations, refine them and reduce expenses.  READ MORE


    Franchise Update | The Tech Issue

    Deep dive into the tech side of franchising and hear what the buzz is all about! This issue features top franchise leaders, including Jessica Martin, chief marketing officer at Payroll Vault, discussing the value add of savvy technology use, innovative digital strategies, and other hot business topics. Read Issue 2, 2023 Here

  • How to Get the Most Bank for Your Buck | Channel 8 News Tampa, FL

    How to Get the Most Bank for Your Buck | Channel 8 News Tampa, FL

    Payroll Vault Tampa/St. Petersburg helps local businesses get more bank for their buck! For more information visit or call 727-610-8997. Watch Video

  • Payroll Vault’s best practices for small business banking

    Payroll Vault’s best practices for small business banking | Fox10 News - Mobile, AL

    MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Three large banks have collapsed this year, leaving many small business owners nervous about what’s coming next. A bank crisis doesn’t just affect big tech companies, it can affect small business’s ability to pay employees or vendors. Payroll Vault is a locally owned company that provides localized and customized payroll services and workforce management solutions for small to medium sized businesses.

    Co-owner Karen Simmons joined us on Studio10 to talk about their “Survive with Five” list of actionable steps small businesses can take to protect themselves, their companies and get the most bank for their buck! Watch Video

  • Turning Expenses into Profits by Diversifying Your Franchise Portfolio

    Turning Expenses into Profits by Diversifying Your Franchise Portfolio |

    Every entrepreneur knows that business expenses are unavoidable. However, clever and imaginative businesspeople look for ways to minimize their expenses or even find ways to profit from them. Read more here about tactics tactics that small-business owners have employed. Read Article

  • CBS News Texas | Business owners should keep this in mind when it comes to banking

    CBS News Texas | Business owners should keep this in mind when it comes to banking

    The country is still reeling from the recent bank collapse. Click the link to learn more tips about protecting your finances and FDIC limits. View Clip

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    How to Get the Most Bank for Your Buck!

    The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank didn’t just impact big tech, it affected small business’s ability to pay employees or vendors. It's got everyone talking... 

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  • Looking Out And In: Creating Positions For Talented People

    Looking Out And In: Creating Positions For Talented People

    Good employers want employees who are talented and capable. The good news is that the job market has a lot of good, talented people looking for employment.

    For employers, the key to finding these people is to think about not only the company’s needs but also the needs of prospective employees. Read Insight

  • Keeping your money safe as a small business

    Attention all small business owners!

    The recent collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank had a ripple effect on more than just big tech companies. It also impacted the ability of small businesses to pay their employees and vendors. If you're worried about the safety of your money, we've got you covered.

    Check out the "Survive with Five" list of best practices here. 

  • ABC 8 News: Payroll Vault Paycheck Checkup

    Payroll Vault Paycheck Checkup | ABC 8 News

    Deanna Trent, Managing Director of Payroll Vault Richmond, Virginia, discusses tips on how to ensure your paycheck is correct. Watch Interview

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    Do a paycheck check up to find potential hidden money!

    You might be overlooking hidden money in your paycheck. How to potentially boost your earning without getting a raise. READ ARTICLE

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    Find Hidden Money in Your Paycheck with Four Simple Steps

    The new standard deductions, which reduce the amount of income on which you’re taxed, will go up $1,800 for married couples filing jointly to $27,700. READ ARTICLE

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    How Smart People are Boosting Paychecks to Battle Inflation

    Have you seen a change in your paycheck this year? Thanks to an inflation adjustment by the federal government, millions of  Americans started seeing more in their paychecks starting in January 2023. READ ARTICLE

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    Get Ready to Boost Your Paycheck and Beat Inflation!

    “With so many people watching helplessly as the economy eats away at their income, we created an easy "Paycheck Checkup,” said Minjares “These are four smart and simple steps everyone can use to find hidden funds.”  READ ARTICLE

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    Let's Outsmart Inflation Together!

    Lots of people need extra cash just to make ends meet - or to buy a dozen eggs! Our local payroll experts at Payroll Vault can help companies and their employees pump up their paychecks. READ ARTICLE

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    Find Financial Relief with Paycheck Checkup

    “It certainly won’t be a game changer on its own, but every little bit helps,” said Amy Minjares, owner of Payroll Vault Redlands, a leading payroll and workforce management franchise. READ ARTICLE

  • December Small Business of the Month: Payroll Vault | Mobile Chamber of Commerce

    December Small Business of the Month: Payroll Vault | Mobile Chamber of Commerce

    The mother/daughter team of Karen Simmons and Cadie Gaut have built their company Payroll Vault on a very straightforward directive to their clients: “Go do more billing, more production, more collecting. Go make your company more money, instead of adding up hours on a time sheet.” READ RECOGNITION

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    Blooming In Adversity: Key Practices To Grow During A Recession

    "When you’re in the business of providing payroll and human resources services like I am, along with having the experience of starting and growing a business during the 2008 recession, you’re in a good position to observe how companies respond to tough times." READ MORE

  • Payroll Vault Franchising Names New Chief Marketing Officer

    Payroll Vault Franchising Names New Chief Marketing Officer

    LITTLETON, CO / ACCESSWIRE / October 12, 2022 / Payroll Vault Franchising, a leading nationwide payroll and workforce management franchise, is thrilled to announce Jessica Martin as the company's new Chief Marketing Officer. READ PR HERE

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    Payroll Vault explains new business ownership opportunity coming to Phoenix | KXNV Sonoran Living - Phoenix, AZ

    Marilyn Manning explains Payroll Vault and discusses the unique business ownership opportunity available in Phoenix, Arizona. WATCH NEWS CLIP

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    Marilyn Manning Discusses Franchisee Benefits | KFDX Talking Texoma - Wichita Falls, TX

    Marilyn Manning touches on the benefits of being a Payroll Vault franchisee. WATCH NEWS CLIP

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    Experts: What Small Businesses Need To Know About Payroll

    What does it mean to run payroll in a small business? If you’re new to owning and operating a small business, here are some basics to know about the proper assets required to run payroll. Plus, we share insight into how payroll differs from other business needs like human resources and accounting. YOU NEED TO KNOW

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    The Importance Of Providing Local Support In An Uncertain Economy

    It’s no secret that today's economy is in a state of uncertainty. Unemployment numbers are low, but inflation has been increasing the cost of goods, from gas to groceries. Either way, consumers are trying to save money wherever they can, and that means small business owners are doing the same to navigate rising costs or supply chain and staffing issues. That’s why business-to-business (B2B) companies need to... READ MORE
  • A Lifeline for Cash Strapped Small Businesses

    A Lifeline for Cash Strapped Small Businesses | Paradise News

    Most businesses suffered substantial economic loss during the pandemic and government at many levels stepped in to offer assistance. Learn how they helped, and how they are continuing to support small businesses, and what that means to your business. READ MORE
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    How To Make The Great Resignation An Asset For Your Business | Forbes

    The last several months have brought a wave of stories and studies about the trend of employees shaking up the working world. We’ve dubbed it the Great Resignation and focused much of our attention on the power shift from companies to employees.

    Moving forward, I believe the companies that will thrive are the ones with leaders who don’t see a “power shift” as a bad thing. Instead, they’ll see it as an opportunity. Read More

  • How the Employee Retention Tax Credit Can Still Help Your Business in 2022 | Franchising World

    How the Employee Retention Tax Credit Can Still Help Your Business in 2022 | Franchising World

    The CEO of Payroll Vault provides important insights and strategies for the ERTC. 2022 opened with a lot of staffing related issues, but for those that have worked hard to keep their doors open, there is help from the federal government that can still be claimed. Don't miss out on funds that are available to help your business! Read More
  • Essential Post-COVID Tax Tips for Laundromat Owners (Conclusion)

    Essential Post-COVID Tax Tips for Laundromat Owners (Conclusion)

    Clear bookkeeping is everyone’s friend come tax time. Part 1 of this article reviewed COVID relief programs and their tax implications. Let’s conclude. Even for laundromat owners who have owned their business for many years, the past couple of years can present challenges — and opportunities — they might not be aware of come tax time. Staying on “autopilot” could cost them money. READ MORE

  • Essential Post-COVID Tax Tips for Laundromat Owners (Part 1)

    Essential Post-COVID Tax Tips for Laundromat Owners (Part 1)

    There can be a vast distance separating the skillsets of a successful self-service laundry owner and being knowledgeable in accounting. However, when it’s time to file the taxes for your business, this gulf needs to be bridged. By paying attention, and seeking the help of professionals when necessary, laundry owners can take care of their taxes — and might even find some pleasant surprises. READ MORE
  • Building And Supporting A Team For The Long Term

    Building And Supporting A Team For The Long Term

    As recent trends have shown us, it is equally important to consider the aspect of what is often referred to as your company’s human capital: your workforce, employees or team members, both those currently on staff and those you hope to hire. READ MORE
  • Navigating a New Tax Landscape

    Navigating a New Tax Landscape | Drycleaner Magazine

    Find here steps that will help ensure your business gets all the (tax) credit it deserves. Find out what these top executives have to say. READ MORE
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    Sean Manning – Payroll Vault – Helping Entrepreneurs Leverage the Incredible Opportunity Offered by the Payroll Industry | ValiantCEO

    Valiant CEO is an independent organization. It was established for all the hopeful entrepreneurs and prospective business owners out there that are looking to step bravely into a new world of their own making.

    They work endlessly with some of the most in-the-know influencers out there to bring to our readers a raw and unbiased view on some of the greatest leaders of our age, as well as all the latest news in business, tech, the economy, and the global community at large. READ MORE

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    RhinoFit Partner Spotlight – The Payroll Vault

    As we move toward the end of 2021, it is a great time to review your payroll process and consider how you want it to run in 2022.  Outsourcing payroll is a great option to allow the business owner to focus on growing and running their business. READ MORE
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    2021 A Year of Growth & Liberation | Franchise Journal

    Some of the many brands that stood by their franchisees, partners, and team members to triumph throughout 2021 are highlighted in this issue of Franchising Journal. Click the link to see who the innovators and entrepreneurs led strongly through 2021. READ MORE
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    2022 Annual Franchise Development Report | '21 Star Awards | Franchise Update

    The 2021 Star Awards select winners and runners-up that represent 2021's best practices in franchise recruitment in the franchising industry. This honorary recognition also applauds the resilience and strength of franchise models. Take a peek here at which companies were honored as the best in franchise recruitment. READ MORE
  • Top Ten Franchise Opportunities to Open and Buy in 2021 | Insights Success

    Top 10 Franchise Opportunities to Open and Buy in 2021 | Insights Success

    Modernizing the payroll service through cutting-edge innovation and vision. Payroll services are one of the most important administrative tasks involved in running a company. A company has to have streamlined compensation for its employees towards the services that they provide. READ MORE
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    Are You Leaving Money on the Table?

    The Dental Industry has questions about the ERTC and who qualifies, and The South Florida District Dental Association has the inside scoop.
    The SFDDA's podcast “Ain’t That the Tooth” hosted Tricia Golomb , Payroll Vault owner in Pembroke Pines, Florida. The featured episode where Golomb discusses the significance of the ERTC and PPP loans to dental offices is called “Are You Leaving Money on the Table?” Check it out here! READ MORE
  • 15 Affordable Franchises You Can Start in Your 50s

    15 Affordable Franchises You Can Start in Your 50s

    These diverse businesses rate highly among older entrepreneurs for owner satisfaction and franchisor support. SEE YOUR BEST FIT!

  • Employee Retention Tax Credit Can Be a Boon to Local Dental Practices

    Employee Retention Tax Credit Can Be a Boon to Local Dental Practices

    As widespread economic hardships spread across industries in the past year, dentistry was among the most heavily impacted by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. More than a year beyond the start of the crisis, there are still relief opportunities open to dental practices because of those effects. READ ON
  • Q&A with Ajay Saini, Multi-Brand Franchisee of Comfort Care & Payroll Vault

    Q&A with Ajay Saini, Multi-Brand Franchisee of Comfort Care & Payroll Vault

    Ajay Saini, multi-unit franchise owner, speaks to his experience in franchising and as a multi-unit franchise owner and why he decided to diversify his portfolio. READ MORE
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    Four Tips To Find Success As A New CEO

    Entering a C-suite role can often feel like a career-defining moment, and it should, especially for those rising to the executive level for the first time or now leading their own business. But for those advancing to that leadership position for the first time — or those moving into the role for a new company — there are plenty of stressors and challenges that quickly cloud the elation of that moment. READ MORE

  • Q&A with Darin Frantz, Who Diversified from Restaurants with a Service Brand

    Q&A with Darin Frantz, Who Diversified from Restaurants with a Service Brand |

    Portfolio diversification is largely important to most entrepreneurs. Find out how multi-unit franchise owner, Darin Frantz, diversified with a service based business to support his restaurants. READ MORE
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    1979: Taking Advice and Making it Actionable with Sean Manning Founder and Owner of Payroll Vault

    The one I noticed for me in translating that into business ownership is I actually became very unstructured in my thinking. Not in my actions but in my thinking. And the term outside of the box is very similar to that unstructured pattern. And for me it was how to do customer service better, how to treat people I work with better. How do I grow this business? How do I make it more efficient? How do I leverage technology? So, I became very unstructured in my thinking and I think that allowed me to just really enjoy what I was accomplishing”… LISTEN TO PODCAST
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    Pandemic Relief Funds Are Still Available for Your Dental Practice | Dentistry Today

    Since March 2020, businesses of all kinds have suffered from uncertainty about both the health and financial crises of the global pandemic. Dental practices across the United States were forced to alter not only their services but also their bottom lines.

    While relief programs provided funding throughout the past year to keep businesses afloat, there are further opportunities that could benefit dental practices both retroactively and in the near future. READ MORE

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    The Interview | Natfluence

    "Nobody wakes up and says they want to be part of a payroll company. You kind of have to discover it. So, I think it’s important to be open to the possibility that you can find success in an industry you may not have expected. - Sean Manning." READ MORE

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    Sean Manning of Payroll Vault: Five Things You Need To Create A Highly Successful Startup

    Clear dedication. There will be tough days. That’s when you have to turn that fear into adrenaline. There will be days when your back will be against the wall; when money starts running low, so be ready to go the extra mile or 10 when that occurs because that’s usually the make-or-break moment for businesses.

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    Why Trust Matters In Successful Businesses

    Work ethic and creativity are often mentioned among the most important intangible aspects of achievement, but I’d like to focus on another characteristic that I find to be one of the best indicators of business success: trust. READ MORE
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    Payroll Vault Earning Major 2021 Recognitions After Successful 2020

    June 07, 2021 // // GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. - Payroll Vault, the nationwide payroll and workforce management franchise, continues to garner major recognitions for its success in the past year and the opportunities that lay ahead.

    The franchise, based in the Denver metro area, has been listed on several key awards lists at the start of 2021 – including those in publications such as Entrepreneur and Franchise Business Review to add to its extensive honors earned in the past year. READ MORE

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    Tricia Petteys - Where Passion And Purpose Collide

    The Coterie for Women empowers women from all experiences and perspectives to “Live Richer Lives” by providing community, resources, mentorship, support, education and opportunity. Listen to learn how our paths collide and passion is developed for our careers. LISTEN HERE!
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    Lessons From 2008–09: Building A Business Out Of A Recession

    The next several months will be one of the more interesting economic periods of this generation. Understandably, much attention is paid to the lows of a financial crisis like the one we experienced in 2020, but there is so much to watch for now and consider as the economic outlook begins to turn for the better. The first years after a recession can signal trends... READ MORE
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    Focus, Vision and Transparency Build Franchisee Satisfaction - Sean Manning - Payroll Vault | Franwise Podcast - What's Your F'ing Business?

    How do you build great franchisee satisfaction in a highly competitive market?  Tell the franchisees the truth, keep a focus on what you do and get franchisees to share the vision.  Sean Manning of Payroll Vault doesn't pull punches and talks about the hard work it takes and the rewards it can reap. S2, E5  LISTEN HERE
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    Will Your Business Make A Successful Franchise? | Forbes

    While franchising allows the possibility of growing your business regionally or even nationally, the decision to go this route requires diligent and objective long-term thinking. When we chose to make my business a franchise, the decision came after months of evaluation. READ MORE
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    Does Your Franchise Need a Workforce Management Partner? | Entrepreneur

    At first Sean Manning was just a successful accountant, and his clients kept saying they needed help with payroll services. That’s why, in 2008, he launched a company called Payroll Vault to help small-business owners manage payroll processing. Then industry contacts began asking for help... READ MORE
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    Employee retention tax credit overview with Tricia Pettey, Co-founder & COO Payroll Vault

    ERTC is a very important topic for small and medium sized businesses. Tricia Petteys, Co-Founder and COO of Payroll Vault shared some great insights regarding challenges companies are facing during the pandemic and how successful companies are utilizing the available help. Listen to what she has to say here if you want to find the money that the government is rewarding you for keeping your employees during the pandemic. LISTEN HERE
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    The Importance Of Showing Empathy As A CEO

    There are so many different skills that a CEO might bring to the table. They could be incredible at something as concrete as time management or possess impressive intangibles, such as being a visionary for what the industry or market might look like in the coming years. But does the title of CEO inherently imply that those holding the position are good leaders? READ MORE
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    Payroll Vault Ranks as Top 2021 Franchise Opportunity by Franchise Business Review

    Nation’s First and Only Payroll and HR Management Franchise Also Named Top Financial and Tax Franchise

    March 16, 2021 // // GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. - Payroll Vault, the nation’s first and only payroll and HR management franchise, ranks as one of the best franchises to buy in 2021 by Franchise Business Review (FBR). READ MORE

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    Payroll Vault Re-defining Payroll | Business View Magazine

    Today's businesses need more than just basic paychecks and reporting available - learn what Payroll Vault is doing different to better support the local small and midsize business community. READ MORE
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    The Women of Franchising | Franchise Journal Magazine

    Meet the Fearless Franchise Females and learn why they are at the top of their class in franchising. March is the month to celebrate the nation's top female entrepreneurs and trailblazers. READ MORE
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    Employee Retention Tax Credit: The No. 1 Relief Option Restaurants are Missing

    Not only is the Employee Retention Credit retroactive for 2020, but it extends at least through the first two quarters of 2021 as well. Restaurants were among the largest users of PPP loans when the CARES Act was passed last spring as more than three million industry jobs were lost in the first three weeks of March. That all changed just as the calendar flipped to 2021. READ MORE

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    Do’s And Don'ts Of Working With Family In Your Business

    Small business is personal.

    There are so many sacrifices that small-business owners make to capture success. From the financial investment to the time and effort spent growing your idea into a reality, it is no surprise that small businesses typically become a point of pride. Often, they become a part of your identity. READ MORE

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    Navigating Tumult: The Importance of Staying on Top of Changing Payroll Landscape

    Earning the money to actually pay your employees is hard enough — but the mechanics of making sure they’re paid can take a lot of time and effort. That’s why human resource departments and outsourced payroll and HR companies exist. READ MORE
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    Sean Manning, SEO & Owner of Payroll Vault on Operating a Successful Business Services Franchise

    Sean Manning, CEO & Owner of Payroll Vault discusses operating a successful business services franchise and what that looks like in real time. READ MORE
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    Awareness And Preparedness: A 2021 Outlook For Small Businesses

    If 2020 was considered a transformational year, then 2021 can surely be considered transitional. If this past year taught us anything, it was the difficulty of making large-scale predictions correctly. READ MORE
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    Payroll Vault Earns Placement on 2021 Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 List

    Payroll Vault, the payroll and workforce management franchise, earned its latest franchising honor with another inclusion on the 42nd annual Entrepreneur Franchise 500® list. READ MORE
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    Franchise System Growth During or After a Pandemic

    Though it may seem counterintuitive, the pandemic and its resulting economic turbulence led many business owners and entrepreneurs to re-think their plans and become even more confident in what may be possible. These creative adjustments helped many franchises around the country create a more sustainable business model, shoring up weaknesses that went unnoticed until 2020 thrust unique challenges onto every business. READ MORE
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    Payroll Vault Named to Franchise Business Review's Top 200 Best Franchises of 2021

    GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Payroll Vault, the nation's first and only payroll and HR management franchise, has once again been named to Franchise Business Review's 16th annual Top 200 Best Franchises list. The list ranks hundreds of participating franchise companies based on overall levels of franchise owner satisfaction and performance. READ MORE
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    21 Franchising Predictions for 2021

    Franchising Thought Leaders Share What They Expect in the Coming Year

    2020 was one for the books, to say the least. Franchising faced challenges we never could have imagined this time last year, and while some businesses shut down completely or operated at reduced capacity, others were able to survive or even thrive. Either way, there were valuable lessons learned and, we hope, a renewed sense of purpose and optimism as we kick off 2021. READ MORE

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    As 2020 winds down, St. George business owners focus on avoiding mistakes common to small businesses | St. George News

    Small business owners across the U.S. prepared to wrap up not only the fiscal year but also a year when keeping employees and customers at the forefront has been especially important. Payroll Vault, which is based in northern Utah and specializes in workforce management and payroll services, released a list of five mistakes businesses often overlook. READ MORE
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    About Us: Payroll Vault - Designed for Small & Mid-Sized Businesses | Franchise Journal

    Payroll Vault provides an option to enter a business-to-business model as an owner/operator to minimize labor costs with no accounts receivable, credit cards, checks, or inventory needed. READ MORE
  • 2020 Presidential Election Results: What It Means For Business And Payroll

    2020 Presidential Election Results: What It Means For Business And Payroll | Forbes

    There was no escaping the deluge of noise surrounding the 2020 presidential election. Given the polarization we’ve seen on so many political and social topics — let alone the impacts of Covid-19 — it was no surprise that some traditional campaign topics fell through the cracks. Those included discussions that affect small businesses, the bedrock of the American economy. READ MORE
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    10 Strategies For Adjusting Marketing In Uncertain Times | Forbes

    Uncertainty can come from many sources, and a contracting economy usually means fewer liquid assets to purchase goods and services. Marketing campaigns rolled out in uncertain times need to take these facts into account and pivot accordingly. READ MORE
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    How Many Pay Periods Are in a Year? | Business News Daily

    While pay rates and benefits are major factors in ensuring employees are satisfied with their compensation, it's also important to consider how often you pay your workers. Some pay schedules benefit employees more than employers, and vice versa, so make sure you understand the pros and cons of each pay schedule before you decide how often you pay your employees. READ MORE
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    2020 Small Business Snapshot: 10 Business Owners Look Back, Move Forward | Best Company

    Brand new business looks forward to building a stronger customer base. Here what Kyle Husband, Owner of Payroll Vault Buffalo, NY says about opening a new branch after COVID-19 hits. READ MORE
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    Multi-Unit and Diversification in Business | Franchising USA

    Thinking about building your business portfolio with multiple franchises? It's a top question for lots of business owners - here's how to do it with confidence. READ MORE
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    Navigating Payroll Despite New Rules And Regulations | Forbes

    With 2021 on the horizon, the question now is: How do we plan for the near future?

    Even beyond the nearly immediate changes brought by Covid-19 in March, business owners and the general public have had to remain flexible with countless transformations to their workplace and lifestyle habits and will need to continue with these transformations well into the foreseeable future. READ MORE

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    Top 10 Franchises to Buy in 2020 | Insights Success

    Insights Success happy to announce Top 10 Franchises to Buy in 2020 consists of stories from the franchise space. READ MORE

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    Goodbye, 2020: End-of-Year Responsibilities to Keep Businesses in Compliance

    Preparing your business for the New Year may rarely be this difficult - or this important. Move from UN-prepared to PREP-ared. That anticipation may never be more welcome than at the close of 2020. Get some expert advice here! READ MORE

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    Where We Stand: Updates on Coronavirus Relief Legislation

    As we enter the final few months of 2020, a year marked with economic challenges and uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, several important deadlines are approaching as the calendar flips from 2020 to 2021. READ MORE

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    Helping Small Business During Pandemic | NBC 6 News

    Businesses are still navigating workforce compliance and benefits options that COVID continues to press forward. Tricia and Eric Golomb, Payroll Vault Pembroke Pines, FL Owners, provide invaluable tips that will help add clarity and guidance to your task list of what you can do now. Watch the brief video below to learn more. WATCH VIDEO

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    The 200 Best Franchises to Buy in 2020 - Ranked, Reviewed, Recommended

    This year, we surveyed over 30,000 franchisees from 310 of today’s leading franchise brands to determine the best franchises of 2020 — based 100 percent on franchisee satisfaction. Each survey participant was asked 33 benchmark questions about their franchisor that focused on areas such as leadership, training, and core values as well 16 more personal questions concerning their business lifestyle and overall enjoyment of running their franchise. Surveys to determine this year’s top 200 franchises were conducted between June 2018 and November 2019. READ MORE
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    Families First: Understanding The FFCRA For Payroll | Forbes

    If I've learned anything in my years of working with payroll, it's that even under normal circumstances, payroll is difficult enough for the average small-business owner. The past six months, however, have been anything but normal. We all saw the Covid-19 outbreak send businesses of all sizes into uncertainty, forcing them to reconcile decreasing revenues with increasing employee needs — all seemingly in an instant. READ MORE
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    Franchising USA | October 2020 Issue

    Sean Manning, CEO/Founder of Payroll Vault, in the article Election 2020: A Small Business Primer for the Presidential Race (and more), discusses some of the possible outcomes that could affect payroll taxes and employers post-election. Who do you want in your corner?

    Aside from the presidential race, small business owners are watching the pandemic-related legal developments closely. More specifically, the three tax credits designed to aid businesses suffering from economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Personalized Payroll: What To Look For In A Local Payroll Expert | Forbes

    From overseeing and personally handling aspects of operation ranging from customer service to inventory to simply keeping the lights on, an owner wears many hats — all to make a profit and have the cash flow to make payroll in the first place. The depth of one role is often taken for granted, and that is the job of administering payroll. READ MORE
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    The Top 50 Franchises for Women

    Over the last decade, there has been a 24% increase in women-owned franchise businesses. Today, 26% of all franchises are solely woman-owned, with another 9% with at least one female partner in the ownership group. Additionally, 41% of new franchisees that have launched in the last 24 months are women. READ MORE
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    The Best Franchises for the Socially Distant

    When most people think of buying a franchise, they think of a store front or a restaurant. But franchising is much more than just retail, and in the age of coronavirus we thought it might make sense to explore the best franchises that can be run at a distance. 

    While our list includes several technology-centric franchises, there are also a number of "distant" businesses available for those entrepreneurs looking for a hands-on franchising opportunity as well. READ MORE

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    Back To Business: Your HR And Payroll Checklist For Reopening | Forbes

    The pandemic has changed how businesses interact with and help their workforce. Key concerns include maintaining health and safety while being as efficient as possible. READ MORE
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    The PPP Playbook: Dispelling Myths And Revealing The Fundamentals | Forbes

    The Payroll Protection Program (PPP) has caused a good deal of confusion for entrepreneurs and small-business owners as it has evolved - and as deadlines have changed. Most recently, the... READ MORE
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    Sean Manning of Payroll Vault: 5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Began Leading My Company

    Sean Manning, CPA, CFE is partner and CEO of Payroll Vault brands, whose divisions include Payroll Vault Franchising LLC, the payroll service franchise business system, and Payroll Vault — Littleton, the corporate location an independent payroll service company. He is the former owner of Insperience Business Services, an accounting, tax, and business advisory firm located in Littleton, Colorado that he sold in August of 2018, subsequent to 3 firm acquisitions from 1998 through 2004.

    Authority Magazine       bitbean

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