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.

Federal Regulations And The 15th Employee
Federal Regulations And The 15th Employee

Companies will outsource their payroll and HR services to ensure they are in compliance. Check out the information below from HR Snapshot to learn more about hiring 15 or more employees.

The EBB And Flow Of Your Tax Liability
The EBB And Flow Of Your Tax Liability

As you consider your annual budget and estimate cash flows during the year, you’ll want to take into account how payroll taxes may fluctuate throughout the year. Now is the perfect time to take a look at your tax liability.

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.

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…

Tax Reform and Payroll Update
Tax Reform and Payroll Update

Significant changes are on the way for withholding tables in 2018. Important items to note: Recalculations of withholding tables will take some time to put together and send to the public. Look to early February at the earliest to see this change. Supplemental wages (bonuses and commission) on any amounts under $1 million will have an increased standard rate of 28% up from 25%. Private sector empl…

Preparing to Receive Accurate W-2 Forms
Preparing to Receive Accurate W-2 Forms

As our clients near the end of the year, there are many things they can do to prepare themselves to receive accurate W2s. There are many items to review, however, if you consider each item systematically it doesn’t take long to complete. The following list is a great place to start to ensure that: Employee information is checked for accuracy - name, social security number, address, etc. Independ…

Small Business and Payroll Services
Small Business and Payroll Services

Local and national payroll companies have one thing in common with your small business – they both can and want to service your needs. It’s a win-win, right? Not necessarily. As a small business, there are considerations you must take in to account as you begin, scale, and accelerate your business. This requires great flexibility from your payroll service provider, and dedication to ensure you…

Collaboration & Preparation
Collaboration & Preparation

This season, along with your holiday networking and planning your 2018 event calendar, is an outstanding time to be in contact with your referral partners and vendors. With the new year approaching, there will be a compliance focus and potential rollout of innovative solutions. Collaborations throughout the year can be hugely beneficial to your clients’ business and daily operations. Open commun…

Minimum Wage Increase January 2018
Minimum Wage Increase January 2018

With 2018 around the corner, we would like to offer a small reminder that minimum wages may increase for regular and tipped employees in your state. If this is the case in your area, know your labor posters will need to be updated so your company remains in compliance. Don’t wait to prepare for the changes that are on the horizon. Keeping up on labor postings updates is a timely process that re…

The Benefits of Human Resources
The Benefits of Human Resources

A common statement echoed by many small business owners is, “I’m a small business. I manage all HR related tasks, and don’t need HR…yet.” And, the most common question asked is, “I’m a small business, why do I need an HR generalist when I can do it myself?” Many small and medium-sized businesses will take on human resource duties, as well as payroll and tax management, reception, a…

Registered in Four New States
Registered in Four New States

The Payroll Vault brand is experiencing tremendous growth due to the growing complexity of payroll processing and the need for clients and partners to have a trustworthy processor. In today's market, payroll is among the Top 5 Most Outsourced Services, and is fueled by complex legislation and compliance demands. Payroll Vault now has locations operating in 17 states to ensure that a local, dependa…

Compliance Alert! Colorado Voters Pass Incremental Minimum Wage Increase
Compliance Alert! Colorado Voters Pass Incremental Minimum Wage Increase

It happened; Colorado voters passed Amendment 70. It was close at almost a 50/50 split. The changes are scheduled to go into effect January 1, 2017 and will incrementally increase minimum wage annually $0.90 until it caps in 2020 at $12.00/hour. There were varying opinions and concerns from business owners about how this will affect their pricing structure, buying power, and their ability to keep …

WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE A PAYROLL PROVIDER FOR YOUR BUSINESS
WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE A PAYROLL PROVIDER FOR YOUR BUSINESS

If you own a small to large business, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you’re in charge of everything from hiring new employees to timekeeping and payroll services. There’s no doubt that payroll is one of the most important aspects of your company, and if you’re currently struggling trying to handle all of the payroll functions on your own

MAKING PAYROLL EASY – PAYROLL VAULT’S PROCESSES
MAKING PAYROLL EASY – PAYROLL VAULT’S PROCESSES

You have a business to run and we want to give you the opportunity to really focus on your business and your customers without having to worry about cutting checks, stressing over HR issues, or any other assortment of clerical and administrative tasks that can easily overwhelm and consume you.

WHO ARE YOU HIRING? WHY ARE BACKGROUND CHECKS IMPORTANT?
WHO ARE YOU HIRING? WHY ARE BACKGROUND CHECKS IMPORTANT?

Your new prospective employee looks great on paper and crushed it throughout the interview process. References can say what the interviewee wants them to say. Items can be doctored, and resumes can be fabricated. How can you tell who is really working for you? What’s their history and what has really happened in their past work experience?

ARE YOU TAKING ADVANTAGE OF PAY CARDS?
ARE YOU TAKING ADVANTAGE OF PAY CARDS?

Are you already using direct deposit to pay your employees? Good. Another option you may also consider are pay cards. Simple to set up, convenient for employers and employees, and a great solution for any industry.

LET THE PROFESSIONALS HANDLE YOUR PAYROLL
LET THE PROFESSIONALS HANDLE YOUR PAYROLL

When it comes to paying employees, laws and the Internal Revenue Service have made the payroll function a time-consuming nightmare for the small business owner. Small business owners spend an average of eight hours a month performing payroll functions.

CHOOSING THE BEST PAYROLL SERVICE FOR SMALL BUSINESS
CHOOSING THE BEST PAYROLL SERVICE FOR SMALL BUSINESS

Outsourcing payroll & employment services in Memphis seems to be a trend for small businesses because of the cost savings and increased efficiency a payroll service provider can bring. If someone else is managing the tedious task of running payroll, you and your employees can focus on business growth. What kind of payroll service do you need as a small business?

THE ADVANTAGES OF OUTSOURCING HR FUNCTIONS
THE ADVANTAGES OF OUTSOURCING HR FUNCTIONS

An organization’s human resources department is responsible for a variety of functions. Human resource departments oversee employee payroll and tax filing as well as employee benefits and health administration. Human resources also manage legal compliance, maintain files and records, and oversee training and development. Businesses that outsource HR functions to payroll & employment services in Denver receive several advantages that support a company’s bottom line.

FREE UP YOUR TIME BY LETTING AN EXPERT HANDLE PAYROLL
FREE UP YOUR TIME BY LETTING AN EXPERT HANDLE PAYROLL

Even the most meticulous and experienced professionals find that payroll can be a headache. Add a stiff penalty for a tax filing omission, and now we are talking about a full blown financial migraine for your company.

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