When it comes to your business, one of your goals is likely to attract and retain top talent. One way you can do this is by looking at your internal equity. But, what is internal equity? And, what does it have to do with equal pay?Read More For Fair and Equal Pay, Get to Know Your Business’s Internal Equity
When it comes to running payroll, you know there’s a whole process that goes into it. You need to determine your employees’ hours worked, do some calculations, and give out wages. And, you must give yourself ample time to ensure employees receive said wages on payday. So, how long does payroll take to process?Read More How Long Does Payroll Take to Process?
In 2020, the IRS released the long-awaited new W-4 form, shaking up how employers handle income tax withholding. Because the IRS only made the new form mandatory for new hires and employees making Form W-4 changes, some employers might be unfamiliar with it.Read More New W-4 Form: Withholding Allowances Still Out, Plus Computational Bridge
When you have employees, payroll is one of your most important tasks. Because payroll is oh-so important, you need to know how to calculate your employees’ checks. That includes knowing how to calculate taxes and other deductions accurately. Read on to learn more about how to calculate payroll.Read More How to Calculate Payroll by Hand
Like past years, the IRS released changes to the income tax withholding tables for 2022. Use these updated tables to calculate federal income tax on employee wages in 2022. In addition to the annual tax rate and bracket changes, employers can still use the optional computational bridge released in 2021.Read More Updates to the Income Tax Withholding Tables and What You Need to Know
Employers are responsible for withholding, remitting, and filing payroll taxes on behalf of their employees. And, there are some taxes you contribute on behalf of your employees. Social Security tax is one of those essential taxes that impacts both the employer and the employee.Read More Get to Know Social Security Tax Inside and Out Before Writing That Paycheck
Part of the role of being an employer is withholding, contributing to, and remitting employment taxes. But, what happens if you don’t make a payment on time or pay an incorrect amount? Cue the Failure to Deposit Penalty.Read More Make an Employment Tax Mistake? You May Face the Failure to Deposit Penalty
The November 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act ended the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) program earlier than expected. Originally slated to expire December 31, 2021, the ERC ended retroactively for most businesses on September 30, 2021. With the ERC ending early, employers probably have questions about deposits—and penalties.Read More The ERC Ended Early. If You Already Reduced Your Tax Deposits, Here’s What to Know About Penalties
When it comes to running a business, you’re constantly looking for new ways to boost employee morale and increase employee retention. One solution? Creating a leave donation program. But, what is leave donation, exactly? And, how does it work when it comes to taxes?Read More A Closer Look at a Leave Donation Program for Your Business
Heads up: Congress recently passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which President Biden signed on November 15, 2021. The new expiration date of the ERTC is September 30, 2021 for most businesses, and the IRS has provided guidance on failure to deposit penalties. Due to the coronavirus negatively affecting businesses nationwide, there are a […]Read More What Is the Employee Retention Credit, and How Does It Work for Employers?