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 192

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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 179

Upcoming Hiring and Recruiting Trends for 2020

Jobacle

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 188

8 Ways the Workplace and Workday Are Different Due to Covid-19

Ms. Career Girl

When you see your colleagues in the office daily, you take for granted that you can ask your accounting friend a payroll question by strolling over to her desk. If you kept your job throughout the pandemic thus far, you probably experienced a few changes to the way things work.

2020 141

COVID Economy: There's Probably Some Big WARN Notices On The Way.

The HR Capitalist

We're in a recession, and while the layoffs and furloughs have occurred, the federal government acted quickly and provided job-saving stimulus in the way of the Payroll Protection Act (for small businesses) and stimulus for entire industries like Airlines, Healthcare and more.

2020 112

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

The 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 145

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

The 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 137

The Post-Covid-19 World: 4 Ways HR Will Look Different in the “New Normal”

Evil HR Lady

The Payroll Protection Program put requirements around how many people you could terminate and how your payroll needed to look. I talk about when things get back to “normal” all the time, but that’s never happening. We will be creating a new normal after all the stay at home orders are lifted. What will HR look like in this new world? Well, here are some guesses. More knowledgeable HR. Human resources is a multi-disciplinary field.

2020 168

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

The 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 125

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

The 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 96

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 122

Understanding the Use and Evolution of the Modern HRIS

Corn on the Job

This will include aspects such as employee records, payroll, onboarding documents, and much more. A huge area that can be impacted by the use of HRIS is payroll. Go directly to HR Payroll Systems to learn more.

2020 52

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 57

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 241

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

I need time off work because of my husband’s alcoholism, boss doesn’t pay freelancers on time, and more

Ask a Manager

In the best of times, our finances are tight; with COVID, I know our ability to run payroll depends on sponsors paying on time (which doesn’t always happen). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I need time off work because of my husband’s alcoholism.

2020 32

employee is vaping on video calls, my speaking style seems all wrong for the South, and more

Ask a Manager

We give them a Google calendar where they input their hours worked, and then I process payroll based on those calendars twice a month. Aside from how strange this is, it creates a massive headache for me as I have to do special payroll runs for this one person.

2020 41

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 50

I was told to ask more questions, recommending high-priced products at work, and more

Ask a Manager

I get paid a day earlier than the rest of my colleagues and have no idea if I should bring it up to payroll. I’m sure your payroll people will be glad to explain whatever might be happening, and you’re not going to look bad for not speaking up earlier.

2020 34

my employee intentionally exposed himself to COVID

Ask a Manager

I want to pay him — but this was the worst possible time financially to have to eat a week of payroll. A reader writes: My husband and I own a micro-business and have 1.5 post-Covid employees. Our full-time employee reported a possible exposure last week. He is considered essential so we reinforced precautions based on CDC recommendations for those who have unconfirmed exposure. The person he was exposed to was his girlfriend.

2020 31

employer wants us to help with loan fraud, offering to talk about salaries with coworkers, and more

Ask a Manager

In order to have the loan forgiven, he has to spend X amount of dollars on the payroll. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Employer wants us to help with loan fraud. I thankfully work in a field that hasn’t been impacted by COVID, at least not yet.

2020 35

updates: the mooching boss, the self-sabotaging friend, and more

Ask a Manager

She promised my vacation pay with the next payroll. 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.

2020 35

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 41

How PPP Loan Changes Make Rehiring Much Easier

Evil HR Lady

Importantly, it gives businesses 24 weeks instead of eight to use the money, and reduces the requirement that they spend 75 percent on payroll down to 60 percent on payroll.

2020 192

will asking for a huge raise make it more likely you?ll get the lower number you really want?

Ask a Manager

But if they’re trying to figure out how to keep people and how to make payroll next month, asking for a large raise right now carries a high risk of seeming tone-deaf. A reader writes: My friend and I were discussing raises and what’s appropriate to ask for when negotiating.

2020 34

am I in the wrong about my employee’s COVID exposure?

Ask a Manager

I want to pay him — but this was the worst possible time financially to have to eat a week of payroll. A reader writes: My husband and I own a micro-business and have 1.5 post-Covid employees. Our full-time employee reported a possible exposure last week.

2020 26

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 34

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 38

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 36

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 37

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 38

intern keeps pushing for a full-time role, can I invite people for virtual coffees, and more

Ask a Manager

I feel it’s very insensitive of her to expect me to train her when I am not on payroll and don’t know if I’ll be asked to come back. Or you can be more direct: “I really can’t help with this kind of question now that I’m off the payroll.

2020 32

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 33

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 35

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 36

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 36

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 34

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 34

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 35

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 31