Finding the right employees for your business is critical, and sometimes it means being flexible. This flexibility can include things like taking on part-time employees or even working with independent contractors. What should business owners know about independent contractors, and… Read More
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A Guide to Hiring Seasonal Employees
The holiday season is hot on our heels, and that means it’s time to start hiring seasonal employees to help keep your business running smoothly. This is a difficult time of year for many businesses, especially retail and services, due… Read More
What’s the Difference Between Temporary and Seasonal Employees?
Sometimes your business needs a little extra help, but not a permanent new addition to the team. It may seem like a bit of a pickle—and must have once been: necessity is the mother of invention, after all, and at… Read More
What Payroll Schedule is Right for Your Business?
When you’re running a small business, the payroll schedule might not be your first concern, but it is critical to carefully consider the different schedules available and choose the one that works best for you, your business, and your employees…. Read More
What’s the Difference Between an Independent Contractor and an Employee?
These days, it seems that you can’t go two minutes on a job board without finding a posting that’s searching for a contractor instead of an employee (and not the type that remodels your kitchen). Independent contractors, also sometimes called… Read More
Tax Tips: Claiming Travel Expenses
When you need to travel for business, it can be difficult to determine which expenses you can claim on your taxes. It’s important to do your research by checking out the official IRS website for rules and guidelines, but you… Read More
Common Payroll Mistakes Made by Small Business Owners
Your business is booming, and there are a million tasks to do! It can seem impossible to keep up with payroll and tax paperwork. However, if this is you, you’re not alone! Many small business owners get overwhelmed with their… Read More
Are Health Savings Accounts Beneficial for Small Businesses?
When you think about the importance of a health savings account, or an HSA, the internal discussion usually involves the many benefits they provide to the end-user. Even as a business owner, you’ve likely always been more concerned with the… Read More
How to Effectively Manage Payroll
There is no denying that for business owners — particularly small business owners — being responsible for all aspects of their business is essential — including their accounting. In fact, from processing employee paychecks to keeping track of all documentation associated with… Read More
The Difference Between an Independent Contractor and an Employee
Business owners may find it difficult to tell the difference between an independent contractor and an employee. Contrary to popular belief, the variations are actually quite significant; the IRS determines the guidelines, and following them is an important part… Read More