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How Business Owners Can Prepare for Tax Season

By Taxes

Are you hoping to help your business prepare for tax season? Those that haven’t been in business for a long time run the risk of filing in an incorrect manner. Even those that have a lot of tax experience might make errors if they don’t prepare for it properly. Making mistakes during tax season can prove…

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Business Trends to Expect in 2022

By Small Business

Between emerging technologies and global pandemics, it’s no secret that the workplace is changing. In fact, Gartner predicted that by the end of 2021, 32% of all employees worldwide will have gone fully remote. As a small business, all this change can be daunting. How do you keep up? The best way you can keep…

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6 Reasons Your Business Needs Outsourced Human Resources

By Company Culture, Employee Onboarding, Human Resources, Small Business

The global human resources market was valued at $17.56 billion in 2020 and is expected to grow 12.2% by 2028. This is huge and shows that a human resources department is becoming extremely necessary everywhere. However, it can be a struggle to stay on top of the ever-evolving laws, trends, and technology involved in this sector. If you’re…

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Why Is Personal Service Important for Small Businesses?

By Company Culture, Human Resources, Outsourced Payroll, Payroll Processing, Small Business

As more businesses go digital, it’s easy to forget that your customers and employees are humans that need that personal touch. Personal service is one of the first things that gets sacrificed when it comes to running a modern business. This is especially true when transactions can be completed without talking to an actual person. Did you know that…

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How Will Recent Changes in Non-Compete Restrictions Impact Your Small Business?

By Company Culture, Employee Onboarding, Small Business

Requiring new employees to sign non-compete agreements has been standard practice for decades, and non-compete restrictions have been established to follow. By signing a non-compete agreement, employees agree not to conduct business that acts as direct competition to their employer within a specific geographic region. The agreement is enforceable throughout the duration of the worker’s…

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How Offering Flexible Benefits Helps Smaller Companies Compete for Talent

By Company Culture, Employee Onboarding, Human Resources

Starting salary is just one of many variables people consider when deciding to accept a job offer. Offering flexible benefits is one way that smaller businesses can compete with larger companies for top talent. For many people, benefits such as health insurance and paid time off are even more important. However, they also value choice when…

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Understanding Employee Overtime Requirements as a Small Business Owner

By Human Resources, Outsourced Payroll, Payroll Processing, Payroll Tax Responsibilities, Reporting, Small Business, Time Keeping

Under federal labor laws, employees classified as hourly satisfy their overtime requirements after working 40 hours in one week. While working overtime, employees must receive one and one-half times their normal hourly salary. This sounds simple enough on the surface, but small businesses often find themselves facing fines and other legal consequences because they do…

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