Not All PEOs Are Created Equal: Why Certification Matters

By |2022-02-25T09:59:54-07:00March 1st, 2022|Payroll, PEO|

Many businesses choose to partner with a Professional Employer Organization, or PEO, to take advantage of services including human resource management, payroll, and benefits processing, and other HR and related administrative tasks. A company's arrangement with a PEO can open up additional benefits for their employees, which may otherwise be too costly or ...

What’s the Difference Between a Non-Taxable Reimbursement and a Taxable Fringe Benefit?

By |2022-02-22T17:55:45-07:00February 22nd, 2022|Uncategorized|

Every organization incurs certain expenses which are part of operating the business. These costs can include rent, utilities, and other overhead costs. Employees may also incur expenses to help with their day-to-day operations. These expenses might include supplies for work, meals and entertainment for staff or client meetings, transportation costs, and more. As ...

How Should I Handle Payments to a Deceased Employee?

By |2022-02-07T15:38:37-07:00February 8th, 2022|HR, Payroll|

One of the most unpleasant situations someone might face as a business owner, supervisor, or HR representative is the unexpected death of an employee. It can be especially tough for smaller organizations or close-knit teams and dealing with the event can be difficult and stressful for all parties involved. To add to this, ...

When “On Call” Means “On the Clock” and What You Have to Pay Employees For

By |2022-02-02T14:01:17-07:00February 2nd, 2022|Uncategorized|

Many businesses, especially those in the service or medical industries, might schedule some of their staff to be on-call. Usually, this means these employees need to be available if called upon to work during their scheduled on-call time to handle emergency situations, to cover for employees who may have called out sick, or ...

3 Ways You May Be Paying Employees Too Much

By |2022-01-26T10:26:10-07:00January 25th, 2022|Payroll, Uncategorized|

Every payroll team understands the importance of proper audits and data validation when running payroll. Without the proper controls and internal audit procedures in place, a business can open itself up to a higher risk of payroll fraud. Payroll fraud can be committed by employees who find gaps in a company's payroll practices ...

Important Facts About PEOs That They Don’t Want You to Know

By |2021-12-27T10:57:38-07:00December 28th, 2021|Payroll, PEO|

To a business owner looking to outsource functions of payroll and human resources, “PEO” might be a familiar term. PEOs, or Professional Employer Organizations, offer ‘co-employment’ agreements with their clients, which essentially means the PEO becomes the employer of record for tax purposes. When the PEO becomes the employer of record, it becomes ...