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Entrepreneurs Find Hiring a Payroll Service Brings Perks

Small business owners want their business to grow, and this often includes hiring employees. Adding staff to an enterprise frees up time for an owner to focus on strategy and long-term projects and step out of day-to-day tasks, such as ringing up customers at the cash register or making sales calls.
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Here’s What You Need to Know About the New W-4 Forms

When you hire new employees, ensuring they complete a W-4 should be one of the first administrative items on your checklist. And while the IRS recommends employees submit a new W-4 each year, most employees don't typically review their W-4s or make adjustments unless they've experienced a life-changing event such as getting married or having kids.
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2019 Minimum Wage Rates: What You Need to Know

Employers must ensure that they comply with federal, state, and local minimum wage laws. While the federal minimum wage ($7.25 per hour) isn't changing next year, many other jurisdictions will have new minimum wage rates beginning in 2019.
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What to Report to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration

Employers are required to record the injuries and illnesses of all employees on your payroll, whether they are labor, executive, hourly, salary, part-time, seasonal, or migrant workers. You also must record injuries and illnesses that occur to employees who are not on your payroll if you supervise these employees on a day-to-day basis.
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Report Workers’ Compensation Claims When They Happen

Reporting all workers' compensation claims promptly is a critical component to controlling claim costs. The financial effects of late reporting can be significant, as the average cost of a claim is typically higher if it is reported late.
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USCIS Will Issue Redesigned Green Cards & EADs

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a redesign to the Permanent Resident Card (also known as a Green Card) and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD) as part of the Next Generation Secure Identification Document Project. USCIS will begin issuing the new cards on May 1, 2017.
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