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 […]
Vacation season is upon us, and even though you are the boss, you deserve time off too. For this week’s HR tip we wanted to provide you with a handy checklist to use as you prepare to take some vacation time for yourself. Here is a list of things to do before you leave: […]
Our mission is always to look for ways to make your life easier. This week, we would like to focus on time collection and reporting to see if we can help make that task easier and less time-consuming!
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 […]
As a small business owner, there are countles rules, regulations, and taxes that you have to keep track of. Not only that, but frequently explanations only serve to further complicate things with confusingly technical language. Two incredibly important ones that can be confusing for some are FICA and FUTA taxes. So, what are FICA and […]