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10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a PEO Company

Ready to radically reduce the complexity of running your business and having employees? Looking to free up your time and your HR staff’s time to focus on the more important business initiatives? Do you wish you had more time to work on things like: Hiring and Recruitment Engagement and Retention Culture Growth Initiatives It might […]

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Five Reasons You Should Be Using a Pay Stub Portal

These days, we want our information here, now, on whatever device is closest to our hands, and easy to use. Now, imagine if you could login to a pay stub portal from your home, on your phone, or from anywhere and see what your current pay stub is. Exciting, right? Easy and quick access to […]

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Introducing the New Hire Paperwork Checklist [PDF]

So, it’s the first day for your new employee. Hooray! Where do you start onboarding? First, make sure they have all the necessary paperwork and documents to ensure they are informed and you are covered. We’ve created the New Hire Paperwork Checklist to ensure you don’t miss a thing. We’ve now combined the checklist with […]

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What’s on the Fed’s Radar? Manage Your Compliance Risk [PREZI]

Most small business owners don’t have a team behind them to minimize compliance risk and inform you of new laws or regulations. It’s difficult to stay in-the-know without helpful resources. Well, that’s exactly what we’ve created for you today. Check out our presentation “What’s on the Fed’s Radar?” Three things business owners should know.   3 […]

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New Hire Paperwork Checklist: W-4 & I-9

Before the excitement of your new employee settles down, you need to cover some bases. Our New Hire Paperwork Checklist will cover everything you need to know from tax forms to employee handbooks. In this article, we’ll explain the importance along with some of the rules you should be aware of regarding the W-4 and […]

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George Gersema Talks Idaho Business Tax Incentives

We’ve been defenders of small business for the past 30 years. We’re going to continue to however we can. For example, if we feel like small business owners are up against a new obstacle placed directly in their way by their own state government, we speak up. This is exactly what’s happening with this new Idaho […]

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Your Handy List of FSA Eligible Expenses [PDF]

Are you confused about which purchases qualify as FSA Eligible Expenses? You’re not alone. Many employers and their employees find it increasingly difficult to know what they can or can’t purchase using their Flexible Spending Account funds. Here is a handy list for you to print and hang in the breakroom for quick reference. It’s […]

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The Benefits of Offering Employees a Dependent Care FSA

Caring for a child or dependent is a huge expense to many of your employees. Offering a dependent care FSA option will help lessen this burden on your employees. It is a popular benefit your business can use to recruit and retain the best talent. Dependent Care FSA A Dependent Care FSA allows employees to […]

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5 Common Types of Payroll Withholdings

Trying to explain why your employee’s checks are smaller than they expected can be complicated. Maybe you’re helping an employee understand their deductions? This information will help. These are the five most common types of payroll withholdings you and your employees will run into. Gross income is your employee’s salary before anything is withheld, resulting […]

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What Are Flexible Spending Accounts? The Complete Employer’s Guide

A Flexible Spending Account or FSA is beneficial to you as a business owner and also serves as an added bonus for your employees. How does it work? Is there only one type of account? Can I use it for dependent expenses? We’ll answer all of your questions and more right here. Let’s take a […]