Do you need a service animal policy?
Do you need a service animal policy?

An increasingly sensitive subject due to recent news stories and managing this in the office can be complex. Read on to learn more about navigating the request and while supporting your staff.

Breaking News! You don't have to do it all.
Breaking News! You don't have to do it all.

A common statement echoed by many small business owners is, “I’m a small business. I don’t have the budget to hire someone for the business tasks right now.” It’s important to know that you don’t need to do it all.

Payroll Vault Opens 4th Office in Ohio
Payroll Vault Opens 4th Office in Ohio

Joe discovered Payroll Vault when searching for opportunities to grow payroll and HR services with a separate brand from his accounting firm.

Colorado's Best Features Payroll Vault
Colorado's Best Features Payroll Vault

Next week is National Payroll Week. Who better to be featured than Payroll Vault? Watch the clip to learn about what you can earn! http://bit.ly/2C1ydeO

Tax Bill and Withholding
Tax Bill and Withholding

What does it mean in 2018 when the legislation made major changes in 2017? These major changes included increasing, limiting or discontinuing some standard deductions, exemptions and changing rates in Brackets.

Do You Need Insurance for Your Small Business?
Do You Need Insurance for Your Small Business?

If you have employees, you will need workers’ compensation coverage as well; most states require it. And you may need Commercial Auto if you or your employees drive for your business.

Scaling Employees and your Budget
Scaling Employees and your Budget

With as little as 1 employee and depending on which state you’re in, you are responsible for multiple duties in relation to labor laws. This may include the proper processing of payroll and taxes, labor law posting requirements, and worker’s compensation coverage.

Garnishments and Child Support
Garnishments and Child Support

Garnishments and child support orders are issued by the court and sent to the employer in order to start the calculation of the deduction of these items from the employee’s wages. It is very important to read the details in their entirety and then communicate to the entity designated in the order.

Payroll Check Up Objectives: Get the Audit
Payroll Check Up Objectives: Get the Audit

We know it’s important, but which small business owner has time to conduct a complete audit? As two of the top business expenses that are incurred, it’s important to ensure continuity and accuracy.

The Evolution in Drug Testing and Screening
The Evolution in Drug Testing and Screening

With the evolving social acceptance around the controversial subject, employers will need to discern what their stance is and how to navigate the recruitment of desired talent in a way that supports our budding state of acceptance of the use of marijuana.

Phone Scam: ”Verify Calls” at IRS.gov
Phone Scam: ”Verify Calls” at IRS.gov

Hackers are recycling old tricks and are ready to prey on you. One of their clever schemes that the IRS is warning US citizens about is that criminals are using telephone numbers that mimic IRS Tax Payer Assistance Centers to trick taxpayers into paying non-existent tax bills.

Recent Federal Law Updates
Recent Federal Law Updates

There are many changes to take note of regarding employment law at the federal level. An FLSA update provides a decision on the tip-sharing discussion, HSA contribution limits are slightly increased, and the 2018 W4 form is released.

Withholding Сompliance
Withholding Сompliance

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-tax deductions.

I-9 Form Compliance
I-9 Form Compliance

Hiring new talent involves quite a bit of paperwork and due diligence. In your quest to hire someone and get started, we highly recommend having a solid onboarding process in place to ensure compliance. The Federal I-9 form is one of the forms that deserves extra attention. The I-9 form is the Employment Eligibility Verification form that must be completed for all new hires in the United States fo…

New 2018 Tax Tables
New 2018 Tax Tables

The IRS will be recalculating and publishing new tax tables to go into effect this year. These updates will affect new hires as well as existing employees, so please take note. For new employees, you will still need to use the 2017 W-4 form until the new one is published. Continue to check online to see when the form is updated here. For existing employees, they may notice a change in the calculat…

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