Starting Your Own Company? Consider a Payroll Service

Ms. Career Girl

If you are starting your own business, and hiring employees or contractors, you may be tempted to do the payroll yourself. There are plenty of software packages , and other tools, to help you do the job yourself, but here are five reasons why you might be better off hiring a payroll company.

Payroll Problems

Evil HR Lady

The Friday of the second week of the switched schedule coincided with a federal holiday. The employee had already worked the altered shift for that week, but for some reason payroll said that they were not allowed to do that, and switched it to PTO time. Don't tell payroll. Here is what payroll is thinking: Bob is scheduled to work Mon-Friday. Now, why you have to use a PTO day for a Federal holiday is beyond me. To give payroll credit, though.

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Payroll Problems

Evil HR Lady

The Friday of the second week of the switched schedule coincided with a federal holiday. The employee had already worked the altered shift for that week, but for some reason payroll said that they were not allowed to do that, and switched it to PTO time. Don't tell payroll. Here is what payroll is thinking: Bob is scheduled to work Mon-Friday. Now, why you have to use a PTO day for a Federal holiday is beyond me. To give payroll credit, though.

Thanks iPhone6: The Future of Your Paycheck Is Mobile

Workology

The Federal Reserve found that “ 21% of mobile phone owners had used mobile banking services in the past year and that another 11% of mobile owners plan to use such services in the next 12 months.”. HR Mobile iphone6 mobile Payroll

2014 135

Is Your Small Business Breaking Labor Laws? 5 Mistakes to Avoid

Jobacle

But it’s still your responsibility to know which federal, state and local labor laws apply to you and to stay in compliance with them. Federal law doesn’t require you to give your employees meal or 15-minute breaks. Making Payroll Mistakes.

2019 141

5 Tips for Landing a Government Job

Career Alley

Types of Jobs : Administrative : According to OPM, nearly 40 percent of federal workers are in administrative occupations. These workers may handle payroll, train new employees, and develop standard operating procedures.

2015 190

How Your HR Coordinator Can Steal 200K From Your Company.

HR Capitalist

Angelia Steele entered an agreement with prosecutors in federal court last week in which she will plead guilty to one count of computer fraud, court records show. hours of reporting pay to her payroll for that time period. The coordinator was responsible for payroll.

2018 98

8 Top HR Mobile Workforce Trends to Watch

Ms. Career Girl

He also believes that almost every HR application will be delivered using SaaS, including payroll, training, recruiting, benefits and analytics. The Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA) released new overtime rules in the United States that take effect late in 2016.

2016 219

Looking For Job in 2017? Find Companies With These Hot Employee Perks

Ms. Career Girl

Personal commuting costs aren’t tax-deductible, but some employers may offer commuter benefits in the form of a tax-free subsidy or pretax payroll deduction to offset the costs of getting to and from work by mass transit or for parking. The post Looking For Job in 2017?

2017 185

June Jobs Report: the Ugly, the Ugly and the Ugly

Resume Bear

The headline number showed that a mere 18,000 payroll jobs were added in June. Government spending may be higher, but employment at the federal, state and local level is falling. Add it up, and BLS is telling us there are about 44,000 fewer payroll jobs out there than it thought.

2011 191

How to Align Cloud Tech to Elevate HR’s Strategic Business

Workology

TriNet can assist you with timekeeping, expense management, payroll, performance management and so much more. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission 16 CFR, Part 255 : Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

2014 155

Career Opportunities In The U.S. Military

Career Alley

The department of defense receives the highest level of budgetary resources among all federal agencies. As such, it requires qualified managers to manage all the billions it receives from the federal government.

What Industry and Where You Live Helps in Finding a Job!

Resume Bear

Private employers added 158,000 jobs in March, the smallest gain in five months and short of economists’ expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. lawmakers continue to haggle over federal spending and tax policy.

2013 197

Mobile at Work. It’s Not Just About Career Pages & Recruiting

Workology

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to attend the Kronos Works Conference in Las Vegas where they unveiled their Workforce Tablet application that focuses on mobile reporting and access to payroll, scheduling, and time keeping resources and systems for managers.

2012 165

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 95

Alleged Pay Discrimination at Google Makes Marc Benioff and Salesforce Look Amazing.

HR Capitalist

According to Fortune , Benioff said that the company is spending about $3 million extra this year on its payroll to make these adjustments. “We As part of an ongoing lawsuit , the DOL alleged that the company, a frequent recipient of federal contracts, has violated federal law by discriminating against female employees in the salary department.

2017 47

HR Vendors vs. HR Practioners

Workology

I can’t process payroll myself and I sure as hell don’t want paper job applications. Because processing payroll with Excel spreadsheets and Quickbooks are so 1994.

2011 121

2013 Holiday Season Pay Practices

Resume Bear

Also listed below are the rules for bonuses and gift cards related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), payroll taxes and withholding. Under the federal FLSA, bonus payments are divided into discretionary and nondiscretionary types.

2013 160

The Last Jobs Friday of 2015 Is a Good One – Mostly

Workology

The American economy added 292,000 non-farm payroll jobs in December, but wages fell by one cent. According to the New York Times , An analysis of long-term changes affecting the labor market released this week by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. That’s still better than projections, which had put job growth closer to 211,000.

2016 64

my boss makes me wear her clothes, eat her food, and say I’m grateful for my job

Ask A Manager

As for her treating you as a 1099 contractor rather than an employee (and thus not paying your payroll taxes ), that’s illegal. And really unfair to you, since it means you’re now responsible for the payroll taxes and Social Security she should have been been paying on your behalf. (By We can get in a lot of trouble for that, because federal law is very strict about how can be treated like a contractor versus an employee.

2019 88

Ban the Box is a Joke. The Real Solution to Hiring Candidates with Felonies

Workology

On Monday President Obama began directing federal agencies to “ban the box” in their hiring decisions, prohibiting them from asking prospective government employees about their criminal histories on job applications.

2015 133

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

Ask A Manager

Or do I need to just file for unemployment even though he is getting money from the federal government as well? It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My manager is having an affair, and it’s affecting my workload.

2020 61

Understanding Domestic Partner Benefits

Workology

State and federal law don’t require employers to report their contribution to heterosexual employees as taxable wages earned. For employers, this also raises their payroll taxes. In 2012, 50 percent of U.S. companies offered domestic partner insurance coverage.

Amazing Benefits Administration for Small Business HR Teams Goes High Tech

Workology

There are no recruiters, generalists, or payroll specialists to manage employee questions. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission 16 CFR, Part 255 : Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

Supreme Court’s DACA Ruling Will Affect Millions

Workology

billion in state and local taxes annually and $13 billion in payroll taxes, which helps strengthen our Social Security system (which, by the way, undocumented immigrants aren’t entitled to partake in). While neither DACA or DAPA would have provided these hard-working immigrants with legal status, citizenship, or any federal benefits, it could have provided a way to dramatically grow our U.S.

2016 62

“I don’t get paid for cancelled appointments, although the company is. Should I?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

does not know what the left hand (Payroll Dept.) In legal analysis, if the “expressed words” of your agreement are silent, then you are permitted to look to “extrinsic” matters such as (a) what may be required by California or Federal law, (b) what may be implied from the words expressed, (c) what may be the “industry standard” in this regard, (d) what may be reasonable to imply from the circumstances, and (e) what may be “right and fair.” Question: Hi, Alan.

2012 118

99 Problems: E-Verify Ain't One.

HR Capitalist

To ensure that he take on only legal employees, co-owner Bert Lemkes enrolled the $20 million business in E-Verify, a federal program that matches data on new hires, such as Social Security numbers, with government records.

2011 82

“Is a 17-year-old protected by the age discrimination laws, or a.

Sklover Working Wisdom

People are protected against age discrimination at work by two laws: federal law and state law. Unfortunately, the federal law against age discrimination at work, called the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, or “ADEA,” only protects people who are 40 years of age or older.

2010 141

should I have shared my salary with a coworker?

Ask A Manager

At the federal level, the National Labor Relations Act gives employees the right to “engage in concerted activities,” which includes the right to discuss your wages and working conditions with each other. You may also like: asking for a raise when I manage payroll and know what everyone else makes how to ask for more money than the stated salary range my new job doesn’t give raises — ever should I have shared my salary with a coworker?

2019 69

“Can I use my severance to get a ‘bridge to retirement?’”

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you believe in your heart that you may have been chosen to deny you your opportunity to vest in your full pension, that would be a violation of federal law. As a general rule, only “active” or “full time” employees are entitled to have their time on payroll credited toward pension calculations; those on severance usually are not entitled. Question: I have been with my company for 28 years. I am 58 years old.

2012 116

what are the bare minimum benefits an employer needs to provide?

Ask A Manager

I get it, I really do, but I’m of the mind that there should be a basic benefits package factored into total compensation … not just an hourly rate and payroll taxes. beyond the salary: paid federal holidays (10), paid vacation (absolute minimum of two weeks, although better employers offer more), paid sick time, and at least some contribution to health insurance. A reader writes: I have a question regarding employee benefits.

2018 73

“Seven factors decide whether a business owner can collect unemployment benefits.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

federal government assists in the funding of unemployment compensations programs, financial assistance for those who have lost their jobs is essentially a state function. The presumption against “owners” being “unemployment-eligible” also seem to reflect the common practice of many business owners: they usually do not pay “payroll taxes” on themselves, that is, their businesses do not pay unemployment taxes for themselves, and so they cannot later claim those benefits. .

Virginia & Maryland Tech Sales | TML (A Xerox Company)

Career Realism

Car allowance for Sales Reps, mileage reimbursement or company vehicle lease (including gas, insurance, and detailing) via payroll deduction for Service Techs. Paid Time Off plus 10 holidays total : 8 federal +1 floating holiday + 2 half holidays.

Tulsa & Oklahoma City Tech Sales | OneSource (A Xerox Company)

Career Realism

Car allowance for Sales Reps, mileage reimbursement or company vehicle lease (including gas, insurance, and detailing) via payroll deduction for Service Techs. Paid Time Off plus 10 holidays total : 8 federal +1 floating holiday + 2 half holidays.

Leave Policy Missing In Action

Evil HR Lady

For example: Can this individual remain on the payroll collecting sick leave until the leave runs out? Under what circumstances can an employee with sick leave available but no intention of returning to work remain on the payroll? A long-time employee went out on sick leave a couple of months ago, and has recently expressed the intention of remaining on leave for the next six months.

2008 100

Leave Policy Missing In Action

Evil HR Lady

For example: Can this individual remain on the payroll collecting sick leave until the leave runs out? Under what circumstances can an employee with sick leave available but no intention of returning to work remain on the payroll? A long-time employee went out on sick leave a couple of months ago, and has recently expressed the intention of remaining on leave for the next six months.

2008 100

why it’s complicated for your employer to let you work from another state

Ask A Manager

Keep in mind, too, that as a contractor you’d be responsible for your own payroll taxes, which means you’d be taking home less money at the end of the day, unless your employer was willing to pay you more money cancel that out. And in the meantime, the company has not updated my address in payroll, so I am not paying into payroll taxes, etc. Two letters on a similar theme: 1. My boss says that to work remotely, I’d need to become a contractor.

Tired Of The Same Old Same Old? Try A Franchise!

Career Realism

ended abruptly after his division’s largest customer, a military contractor, pulled its business once the federal government imposed massive across-the board cuts as part of “deficit reduction sequestration” in early 2013.

2015 92

my managers are disrespectful to people, my company wants to do group interviews, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s true that exempt employees can’t usually have their pay docked, but federal law does allow employers not to pay exempt workers for any week in which they perform no work, as would be the case here. Federal law does require that exempt employees be paid their full salary for any week in which they perform any work.). You can make that clear by responding to their request to come in by saying, “Now that I’m off the payroll, how will that work?

2018 61

EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background.

HireCentrix

Solomon is the co-chair of the federal interagency Reentry Council’s staff working group. Shriver, III, Senior Policy Counsel for the Office of Personnel Management, told the Commission that, contrary to what some believe, having an arrest or conviction record does not automatically mean that a person can not work for the federal government. Federal regulations permit agencies to consider each applicant’s unique situation. Be our Friend.

2011 43

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

The federal law called the Family Medical Leave Act (or “FMLA” for short) may make your firing a violation of law. I went to HR and showed them the difference between my initial offer letter and my Payroll Form.

2011 151

Guest post: Ellen Berry. - Job Stalker

Job Stalker

Youll need to maintain a simple payroll in order to manage group benefits.) Professional Employer Organizations (PEO) that specialize in small businesses will handle your benefits for you, along with payroll and other basic HR responsibilities.

2011 85

HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: Employers and Workers Comp: The Real.

HireCentrix

They underreport their payrolls. This collapse was the largest since the Federal Reserve began tracking household wealth after WW2 From August 2007 to October 2008, an estimated 20%, or $2 trillion, disappeared from Americans’ retirement plans. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience. Submit an Article. Login / Register. Support Us. HCX Jobs. Search.