5 Steps for Choosing the Best Payroll Software for Your Business

March 5, 2024
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The core purpose of a payroll system is to calculate payroll taxes and cut employee paychecks. It speeds up the process by mitigating time-consuming manual work, like wage deductions. Now, many platforms also offer robust capabilities, like filing payroll taxes and payments, year-end reporting, creating and sending W-2s and 1099s, mobile apps for employers, and… Read More »

Employee Records 101: Employer Recordkeeping Checklist

December 26, 2023
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Employers are generally required to maintain various employee records to comply with legal regulations and ensure proper management. The specific data and retention periods can vary based on federal, state, and local laws, as well as industry-specific requirements.  We get it—another hefty responsibility for the small business owner to manage! What records do you need… Read More »

Navigating Compliance Challenges in Multi-Location Businesses

November 14, 2023

For businesses with multiple locations that span different jurisdictions and states, maintaining compliance across the board is crucial and complicated. And for employers with remote employees based in various states, it’s become even more complex! The bigger your company and the more locations it includes, the more challenging labor law compliance becomes. That’s why multi-state… Read More »

Understanding the Portal-to-Portal Act: Compensable vs. Non-Compensable Time

September 6, 2023

In the ever-evolving landscape of employment law, employers must clearly understand their rights and responsibilities. One piece of legislation that often raises questions is the Portal-to-Portal Act. Passed in 1947, this amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) defines compensable working time for employees.  Many employers ask whether they must pay employees for time… Read More »

Understanding New Hampshire Tip Laws: A Comprehensive Guide for Employers

August 11, 2023
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Do you operate a hospitality business in New Hampshire, or are you planning to launch one? Either way, it’s vital to ensure you understand New Hampshire tip laws. New Hampshire has its own minimum wage and tip credit amount. Plus, hospitality industry employers in the Granite State must be careful to avoid coercion by requiring… Read More »

7 FAQs About New Hampshire Wage & Hour Laws

June 8, 2023

Are you an employer in the Granite State and if so, are you up on all of the New Hampshire wage and hour laws? There are many requirements to keep up with regarding time worked and pay! Whether you’re hiring your first employee, have a specific question, or simply want to ensure you’re compliant, it’s… Read More »

Understanding Massachusetts Tip Laws: A Comprehensive Guide for Employers

May 31, 2023

Massachusetts tip laws are designed to ensure fair compensation for service industry workers and protect their rights. If you’re an employer in the state’s hospitality industry, you must have a solid understanding of these laws to avoid potential violations.  In this blog post, we’ll dive into the basic tip rules, the concept of tip credit,… Read More »