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What Is the Best Way to Do Payroll for Your Small Business?
Payroll can be one of the most complex back-office tasks you’ll need to deal with when running a small business. If you only have a handful of employees, you may choose to handle payroll on your own.
How to Do Payroll Yourself as a Small Business Owner
Small business owners are faced with a lot of responsibilities, especially in the early stages of their business. They must establish a regular source of revenue, streamline business operations, work...
Employ Remote Workers? Here’s How to Manage Payroll and Taxes
Following the unprecedented events of 2020, millions of Americans transitioned to remote work. According to a Gallup poll, many of these individuals are still working from home. Specifically, Gallup...
How to Plan for Wage Increases in 2022
According to a November 2021 survey conducted by The Conference Board, businesses are projecting a 3.9% increase in wage costs. While participants in this particular survey were executives from large...
How to Calculate Overtime
Mileage Reimbursement: How Does It Work?
If you are not in the position to hand out company cars your next best bet is to offer mileage reimbursement to employees who travel as a part of their job. Some positions require more travel than...
How an Owner’s Draw Stacks up Against a Salary (As an S-corp)
At some point, there are two essential questions all business owners ask themselves: How do I pay myself? And, how much can I pay myself?
How to Calculate Year-End Bonuses
As a small business owner, you may wish to reward your employees for a job well done during the year. A year-end bonus is a great way to do so. Employees appreciate the extra cash around the holiday...
5 Tips for Closing Payroll for the Year
If you're struggling to wrap your head around closing payroll for the year, you're not alone. Year-end payroll to-dos can feel confusing because of tax laws, deadlines, and the need to tie up loose...
How to Pay Independent Contractors
Are you struggling to understand the ins and outs of hiring and retaining your independent contractors? We don’t blame you. There’s a lot to it, and we’re here to make understanding it all easy...
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