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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

    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.

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