The IRS Is Coming for Your Payroll Protection Loan

Evil HR Lady

So many businesses took out Payroll Protection Plan (PPP) loans that the program’s first tranche maxed out in a few days. Kiplinger’s laid out what the actual costs will look like : To keep reading, click here: The IRS Is Coming for Your Payroll Protection Loan.

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How ‘Workshares’ Can Help You Keep Employees on the Payroll

Evil HR Lady

To keep reading, click here: How ‘Workshares’ Can Help You Keep Employees on the Payroll. The post How ‘Workshares’ Can Help You Keep Employees on the Payroll appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Most jobs cannot be done exclusively at home.

2020 171

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When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Use Payroll Protection Loans

Evil HR Lady

As a small business owner or sole proprietor, that means you can borrow money to help meet your payroll, pay your rent or mortgage, and cover your utilities. The first eight weeks of the payroll loan can possibly be turned into a grant so that it can be free money for you.

2020 162

Upcoming Hiring and Recruiting Trends for 2020


Here are some of the most influential hiring and recruiting trends for 2020. Payroll is an area that falls under both the HR and accounting umbrellas within an organization. Payroll and employee data management are no exception to this shifting landscape.

2020 130

Entrepreneurs: Looking to Hire? Avoid These 3 Hiring Mistakes

Ms. Career Girl

It’s important to be realistic about your cash flow and work needs before adding someone to the payroll.

2020 260

Kroger’s Overpayment Shows How You Should Not Treat Employees

Evil HR Lady

It’s not a sign of a bad payroll system–it’s just a sign that when things change rapidly, mistakes sometimes occur. In this case, the payroll department sent out an email asking the employees to repay the overpayment.

2020 168

Why Some Employees Don’t Want You to Reopen

Evil HR Lady

Like many other small business owners, she applied for and received a loan under the Payroll Protection Plan. In order to be forgivable, she needs her employees to come back to work and to use most of that money on payroll.

2020 174

my employees don’t want to return to work because they’re making more from unemployment

Ask A Manager

This doesn’t work for us, considering the repayment qualifications of the loan (we have to use most of it on payroll and maintain a certain number of staff). I need to use the PPP loan on payroll, and I need to use it now.

2020 114

HR Trails Almost Everyone Other Career Related to Freelancing - Let's Discuss.

HR Capitalist

Welcome to the recession, team! It's just like any other recession, except that it was caused by a Global Pandemic, which seems a bit - extreme. But I digress.

2020 81

When Employees Want COVID Unemployment Over a Job at Your Company.

HR Capitalist

At some point, the benefits run out and we are likely still in a recession with employment levels significantly lower than what we knew before March 2020.

2020 76

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: e12 - Getting Paid to Not Work

HR Capitalist

In episode 12 of The HR Famous Podcast , long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee, Tim Sackett and Kris Dunn come together to talk quarantine watching habits, unemployment insurance coverage and the Payroll Protection Plan. He also brings up PPP - the US Payroll Protection Program.

2020 68

More Women Are Working than Men

Evil HR Lady

This is also payroll growth and doesn’t account for the people (men and women) who work as independent contractors or who are self-employed or who work on farms. percent of the workforce in the United States is now female, surpassing men for the first time since the Great Recession, ten years ago. That recession was led by the male-heavy industries of construction and manufacturing.

2020 114

can I put running my household on my resume?

Ask A Manager

On the fiscal side, I create a detailed annual budget, send out monthly income/spending/asset reports, pay bills and payroll (each household member has a personal bank account separate from the household accounts and gets a weekly allowance), and approve large expenses.

2020 100

HR says I can’t tell an older colleague they’re wrong, coworker stole creative work, and more

Ask A Manager

Yesterday we were called into another meeting, and our boss explained that the small business payroll loan hadn’t been approved before the federal funds were all gone, and we were all furloughed until further notice. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2020 82

my employer wants me to come back at half my pay, coworker posts awful things on Facebook, and more

Ask A Manager

But when they try to threaten your unemployment benefits in the process, it looks a lot like they’re exploiting the current situation to scare you into accepting wages you otherwise wouldn’t so they can lower their payroll costs, and that’s a real crap move.

2020 77

my boyfriend pretended to be a doctor, I called a coworker a moron, and more

Ask A Manager

They are doing themselves a favor by lowering their payroll costs; you don’t benefit. It’s not inherently wrong for them to do this to lower their payroll costs! It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I overheard my boyfriend pretending to be a doctor.

2020 73

The HR Famous Podcast: E11- The Future is $99/Month HR Managers (and thy stripper name shall be.)

HR Capitalist

They start with offering a baseline of HR services targeting SMBs that maybe just to start have an HR coordinator who can also do payroll.

2020 52

I feel terrible about having to lay off my staff

Ask A Manager

Every week, I’m getting asked to make more and more cuts to staffing and to pare down to the “essentials” so we will continue to have enough money to make payroll.

2020 70

even if they return to work, will furloughed workers ever feel secure again?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My company was fortunate enough to get a payroll protection loan last week, so all of our furloughed people were able to come back yesterday and, I believe, most salary reductions were reduced though not quite back to normal.

2020 68

the end of open offices, I keep missing meetings, and more

Ask A Manager

However, as the stay at home orders extend to many months, would it be morally acceptable to look into options like furloughing her so she can apply for unemployment while staying on our payroll for her health benefits? It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2020 74

my coworker is breaking her paid quarantine, company expects people to keep working after they quit, and more

Ask A Manager

I am off the payroll at my old job on April 1 and starting my new job remotely on March 31, so I won’t even have to file for unemployment. It’s five answers to five questions and a sixth thing. Here we go…. My coworker is in quarantine with pay — and doing deliveries on the side.

2020 78

I overheard a horrible fight on a web conference, the missing chocolate egg, and more

Ask A Manager

We’re required to run this kind of work through payroll, and I need to report the income to unemployment because it will affect my claim with them.” It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I overheard a horrible fight on a web conference.

2020 73

my boss is having an affair, client pushes religion on me, and more

Ask A Manager

Some of the new SBA loans are intended to help keep employees on the payroll, but they’re also offering loans for other expenses as well (rent, utilities, other bills, and general loss of revenue). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2020 74

should people who sell MLM products put “business owner” on their resumes?

Ask A Manager

By contrast, someone who buys a restaurant franchise is a franchisee, and is running a far more complex business in which they hire and fire employees, pay payroll taxes, pay their staff wages regardless of their profits, and exercise significant control over their hours and work. A reader writes: My sister and I have a difference of opinions on whether an MLM (multi-level marketing) consultant could put “business owner” as their title on a resume.

2020 67

asking for a reference while furloughed, in trouble for kissing at work, and more

Ask A Manager

Of course, right now nothing is certain and I’ve been busy looking for other temporary and full-time opportunities since I’ve been off the payroll. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Is it risky to ask my boss for a reference while I’m furloughed? I was furloughed from my IT job last week, and we’re expecting it to last approximately 90 days.

2020 50

will employers care I’ve been venting on Twitter, I got confronted about “anonymous” feedback, and more

Ask A Manager

Hell, they might be relieved to have a lower payroll right now, if there’s another way for your work to get done). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Will future employers care that I’ve been venting on Twitter?

2020 69

we’re laid off but still getting work emails, coworker accused us of laughing at her, and more

Ask A Manager

Assured us “we still have a job,” but where I sit, if I’m not on the payroll, I don’t have a job. It’s six answers to six questions. Here we go…. We’re laid off but being “strongly encouraged” to attend work webinars. I’ve spent three years in sales for a major luxury brand.

2020 69

can we ask our roommate not to take a job, my boss says I can’t quit if she gets a federal loan, and more

Ask A Manager

They’ll need to spend at least 75% of the loan on payroll — so your boss might be concerned that if someone leaves, the company’s payroll won’t meet that threshold. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2020 64

becoming a receptionist against my will, baking for one employee but not the other, and more

Ask A Manager

As a 1099 contractor, he’s responsible paying his own payroll taxes (which are significant), plus the cost of his health insurance (usually significant) and retirement benefits (if the employer would match his contributions). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2020 71

my boss is showing off his new $900,000 house, my weakness is my temper, and more

Ask A Manager

He should, of course — he presumably sees the company’s payroll and knows what people are making. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss sent us the listing for his new $900,000 house. I have worked for a small company for over seven years.

2020 70

updates: the company stealing stimulus checks, and more

Ask A Manager

According to our executives in a pep-rally style corporate meeting they scheduled a few weeks ago, our “sacrifices” will help them to make payroll and avoid as many layoffs as possible. It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager, when I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are three updates from past letter-writers. My company plans to absorb any government stimulus checks that employees receive for themselves.

2020 54

How the Paycheck Protection Plan Can Help Save Your Business

Evil HR Lady

This allows you to borrow based on your payroll, rent, and utility needs. Payroll costs definition. They have no qualms at saying the Payroll Protection Plan includes “sole-proprietors, independent contractors, and other self-employed individuals.”

2020 230

more success stories

Ask A Manager

Music director] is submitting a list every payroll period with names.” More good news people have written in to share recently: 1. You asked for good news, so I thought I’d share: after years of trying and even a career change to become a better applicant, I finally got a job with my “dream organization.” ” It’s common to take many tries to get a position there, and I’d almost given up after multiple applications and interviews.

2020 47

2020 Best Practices in Workforce Management

Water Cooler Wisdom

Visiting the KronosWorks annual customer conference to promote The Workforce Institute’s new book, “Being Present : A Practical Guide for Transforming the Employee Experience of Your Frontline Workforce ,” I dug more deeply into the specific mechanics of the 2020 hourly workforce and devised these considerations for frontline managers. The global workforce today is anything but static.

2020 40

Target Looking To Expand Its Team For The Holidays (And Beyond)

Career Realism

The company's hourly minimum wage has been $13 since June 2019, and plans on raising it to $15 per hour by the end of 2020. Tis the season for holiday jobs and one of the businesses at the center of the seasonal hiring is Target.

2019 65

Web 3.0 And What It Means For The Future Of Recruitment.


I think we’ll see beginnings of this kind of reality emerge in the mid 2020′s. Like many HR professionals, I’m very inspired by the evolution of the recruitment industry.

2014 146

Top 10 Must-Attend Sessions at #HRTechConf


Moderator Jeanne Meister, co-author of The 2020 Workplace, will lead a panel of senior HR leaders as they share their experiences with Social HR and, importantly, its business impact.

2014 131

HEY HR FOODIES: Stop Dreaming About Opening a Restaurant - Here's Why.

HR Capitalist

To further break down the formula, a healthy restaurant aims to spend about 10 percent of its sales revenue on rent, utilities and other occupancy costs; 30 to 40 percent on labor (your specialty if you're readying this blog) including payroll taxes and benefits; and 30 percent on food and beverages.

2016 90

How to Manage In-House & Virtual Teams at Work


By 2020, freelancers and independent workers will encompass the workforce, with 16 million professionals already working in the space already. This number is also growing in numbers as companies can adjust their payroll expenses without a reduction in force or layoff.

2012 130