[This piece was originally published in June, 2018. We’ve given it a light update – just in time for vacation.] Vacation season is upon us, and even though you are the boss, you deserve time off too. This week, we want to provide you with a handy checklist to use as you prepare to take […]
Welcome to the new year! You’re feeling fresh (we hope), and ready to brave the pile of HR projects on your desk. Get a clean, organized start with our New Year HR Compliance Checklist. The transition from one year to the next is often challenging for HR professionals, and our HR experts aim to make […]
The end of the year is coming up fast and you might already be in your annual open enrollment period. Before 2019 shows up, you’ll want to double-check on a few things throughout your company. We have updated and expanded our HR compliance checklist with everything you need to help you ensure your company is […]
UPDATE: The IRS recently released Publication 5330, a one-page document that encourages employees to do a “paycheck checkup” for 2019 using the IRS withholding calculator. The 2019 W-4 can be found here. No one wants a hefty tax bill at the end of the year, and even though a large refund is nice, most people […]
National Payroll Week was founded in 1996 by the American Payroll Association. APA members use the week to spread awareness of the payroll withholding system by educating youth and the national workforce about their wages and payroll taxes.
The official slogan for National Payroll Week is “America Works Because We’re Working for America.” The money that payroll professionals collect from employees’ paychecks through the payroll withholding system is vital to the funding of important government programs that keep America working smoothly–Medicare, Social Security, the U.S. military, and much more.
This week we celebrate our amazing payroll team as part of National Payroll Week. We also celebrate our partnership with America’s workers and companies. Together through payroll withholding, 70% of the US Treasury’s annual revenue is contributed, collected, reported and deposited.
I recently attended a presentation about the rise in popularity of crowd-sourced compensation data. Crowd-sourced compensation data is employee-reported data that is typically accessed via the internet (Spake, 2018). This data can be found through online platforms like Glassdoor, Salary.com, PayScale, and LinkedIn. Individuals in many different fields are entering their salary information on these […]