Where the Government Get Its Money and How It Will Be Spent in 2015

Have you ever wondered where the government gets all of its revenue? A large portion of it comes from individuals and tax payers and the rest is usually borrowed. Since you contribute to the government’s budget, shouldn’t you know where your money is going? (more…)

4 Tips for Improving Your Payroll Accounting

Payroll is one of the most important processes for a business. Employees need to be paid and taxes need to be filed no matter how big or small the company. While some people outsource payroll completely, others run it themselves or just outsource part of it. Whichever way you do it, it’s important to make sure your payroll accounting is extremely efficient so you don’t make mistakes or lose money in the process. To improve payroll for your small business, follow the tips below. (more…)

5 Benefits of Online Payroll Solutions

Are you still using internal software or doing payroll by hand? While those options might work for some businesses, it may not be especially efficient or accurate. That’s why more and more companies are turning to online payroll solutions to improve their processes and accounting. (more…)

Better Success in Hiring

Add a mix of screening tools

Employers, who use a variety of screening tools as part of the hiring process, tend to be more satisfied with the overall results of their hiring search, according to HR Wire. (more…)

Building a Base of Employee Loyalty

Recently released studies have confirmed what most of us already know—employees are not as “loyal” (meaning committed to staying with a single employer) as they have historically been. In fact, statistics indicate that the trend to “always keep the door open to better opportunities” is increasing rather than declining. As evidence, experts point to the fact that employees are not just jumping from job to job, they’re actually moving to a new country in order to get the benefits they expect. (more…)

Critical HR Processes and How They Support Business Growth

Human resources are defined as the personnel of a business or organization, especially when regarded as a significant asset. The Human Resources (HR) department handles everything related to those employees. That means the HR department of any company is critical to the health and growth potential of that organization. It may seem like a non-critical department on the surface, but when you look at the major areas they handle, you will understand the importance of human resources in business. (more…)

Cutting Edge Business Practices: PEO Services

The Professional Employer Organization

When we think of cutting-edge business practices and technologies, we think of improvements or advancements that are so influential they revolutionize entire industries. (more…)

Effects of a Minimum Wage Increase on Business

The minimum wage debate has been going on for years and continues to be a hot topic, especially when it comes to how a minimum wage increase affects business. Small business owners are divided on the efficacy of a wage hike, but some 2014 scientific opinion polling revealed that entrepreneurs may be trending toward supporting an increase to the federal minimum wage (to $10.10 an hour). (more…)

Employee vs. Contractor: How Does Employee Status Affect Payroll?

Whether you have a service provider or do your own payroll, it’s important to understand employee status so you have the correct classifications for taxes. Before you can pay a worker for their services, you need to know your responsibilities as the employer. (more…)

Help your Employees be more Productive People

Making employee health and wellness part of corporate culture is important for companies who want to attract and retain the best employees. Here are some terrific ideas adapted from a list published in HR Wire that you may want to implement in your own workplace: (more…)