Payroll Policy Must-Haves

Through a payroll policy, you’re better able to meet internal payroll deadlines, comply with federal and state payroll laws, and protect the company against wage and hour lawsuits. Make the policy concise while giving employees a solid understanding of your...

Payroll Procedures for Commissioned Employees

A commission is a sum of money an employee receives for performing a certain task. This sum is typically a percentage of sales made. Some employees receive commission only, others are paid a payroll commission plus a salary or hourly wage. In some cases, a...

Federal Payroll Laws for Nonprofits

Nonprofit payroll processing can be challenging, as it requires dealing with special provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which is administered by the Department of Labor (DOL), and the federal tax code, which is governed by the IRS. FLSA Coverage for...

Docking the Salary of Exempt Employees

Employers may pay executive, administrative, and professional employees who are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA’s) minimum wage and overtime requirements on a salary basis. The salary of exempt employees must meet a predetermined amount of pay no less...