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Understanding Employee Overtime Requirements as a Small Business Owner

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…
Palmetto Payroll
September 2, 2021
AccountingOutsourced PayrollPayroll ProcessingPayroll Tax ResponsibilitiesSmall BusinessTime Keeping

Receive The Maximum Benefits From Your Payroll Provider

Whether you are searching for a company to perform payroll services or have worked with the same provider for years, you need to ensure you are getting the most for your investment. This blog explores questions to ask your current or potential payroll provider to give you peace of mind that your company is receiving…
Palmetto Payroll
June 14, 2021
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Review Your Balance Sheet to Determine the Health of Your Business

How healthy is your business? Fortunately, the answer to this question is as simple as looking at its balance sheet. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), a company’s balance sheet includes its assets, liabilities, and each owner’s share of equity as of the date of preparation. The owner’s share of equity should be the…
Palmetto Payroll
April 30, 2021
Determine Your Payroll Tax Deposit Schedule to Meet IRS Requirements
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Determine Your Payroll Tax Deposit Schedule to Meet IRS Requirements

The payroll process involves much more than just adding up an employee's work hours and determining the amount of his or her paycheck for the period. You must also withhold payroll taxes along with any voluntary withholdings the employee authorizes such as premiums for health insurance. Additionally, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and state governments…
Palmetto Payroll
April 16, 2019
When Should I Consider Using Outsourced Payroll Services?
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When Should I Consider Using Outsourced Payroll Services?

When you first started your business, you had only a few employees and no problem keeping up with payroll. Now that your business has expanded, processing payroll for so many employees seems like one more thing you no longer have the time to do. However, you can't very well not pay your workers because you…
Palmetto Payroll
March 27, 2019