Deciding if Flex Accounts Are Right for You

Deciding if Flex Accounts Are Right for You With our health care plans today, think Flex Accounts to help.  It's always annoying to have a doctor or dentist visit and then have to lay out a certain amount of money for a co-pay. Not only that, but most times another...

read more

Figuring Out How Often to Pay Employees Weekly or Biweekly

Weekly, monthly, quarterly  how often should you pay your employees? The answer varies, but the good news is that you can set your own wage payment schedule. The law says, however, that your payment schedule must be consistent. You can't pay your employees weekly this...

read more

Concerned About Employee Time and Attendance Tracking

  What do you do to keep track of your employees time: a program, old-fashioned time cards or just a yellow legal pad and a pen? No matter what you use, do you really take the time to study the results and consider whether you're losing money due to inefficiency?...

read more

Managing Household Help

Even if you just have someone to take care of your children, you are an employer. You don't need a Downton Abbey-size staff to fall under IRS rules. Even if you have just one part-time employee, you should check IRS Publication 926, which explains your...

read more

Is This Your Situation: You’re Confused About Overtime

In most circumstances, employers must pay overtime to nonexempt employees who work more than 40 hours a week. (In some states, overtime is more than 8 hours a day.) But not everyone qualifies for overtime pay. In most cases, the line is drawn between hourly and...

read more

Deciding if HSAs and FSAs Are Right for You

="http://www.irs.gov/publications/p969/ar02.html#en_US_2014_publink1000204020">explained by the IRS, a health savings account is a tax-exempt trust or custodial account used to "pay or reimburse certain medical expenses you incur; you must be an eligible individual...

read more

Are You Wondering About Payroll Cards?

Today, many businesses use direct deposit each payday. It works for everyone: it's less expensive than checks and saves workers the hassle of going to the bank and waiting for the check to clear. But not everyone has — or wants to use — a bank. That's why many...

read more

Do It Right: Legal HR and Payroll Practices

Share Save Do It Right: Legal HR and Payroll PracticesAlthough employers set salaries, they don't have completely free rein here. They do have to follow federal rules, and there can be serious consequences for violating them. Here are some steps employers should take...

read more

Learn the Secrets of Key Performance Indicators

  Key performance indicators are vital navigation instruments used to understand whether you are on course to success. Without KPIs, you're like a pilot without instruments. Why? They shine a light on performance, letting you know what areas in your business need...

read more

Work from home & Virtual offices

Working from home adds flexibility to your work-life balance. Your employees won't need to take a day off from work for a dentist's appointment or a meeting with a child's teacher — they can work around their personal tasks. Studies by Global Workplace Analytics, a...

read more