What Are FICA and FUTA?

What are FICA and FUTA?

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 […]

5 Ways Using Expert Payroll Services Truly Pays

5 Ways Using Expert Payroll Services Truly Pays

Any owner of a small business will tell you that finding ways to save money whenever possible without compromising your company’s standards is vital to finding success in today’s business world. One often overlooked place where a small business ends up spending far more money than it needs to is in how it conducts payroll, […]

10 questions to ask before hiring a peo

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 […]

8 Common HR Mistakes and How to Avoid Them (Part 1)

These are some of the most common HR mistakes that we are seeing small business owners make. At Employers Resource, we work to make the lives of small business owners easier. This article isn’t meant to point out the things you might be doing wrong. We genuinely want to help free you and your business of […]

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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 […]

Here’s Why You Need a Team of Payroll Experts on Your Side

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a team of payroll experts take a chunk of administrative burdens off your plate? Specialists are always better than generalists, right? They say a jack of all trades is a master of none. Here are a few good reasons why you need a team of payroll experts on your […]

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2017 New Year HR Compliance Checklist

Welcome to the new year! We hope you’re ready and excited for 2017. To help you feel more ready, this is your New Year HR Compliance Checklist to make sure your ducks are all in a row and ready for the year to come. These are the things you’ll want to make sure are checked […]

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Discover the Answers to Your Top Employee Timekeeping Questions

Welcome! Thanks for joining us. This is a quick lesson in employee timekeeping for employers and HR professionals.

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2016 HR Compliance Checklist – Payroll Edition

Before closing up shop for the holidays, I’m sure you’ve got a running list of to-dos on your desk. We don’t mean to add to that list of yours… but this could help. This is your end-of-year payroll checklist. We’ve also created the end-of-year HR compliance checklist, which you can download here. In that checklist […]

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Here’s Your End-Of-Year HR Compliance Checklist

The end of the year is coming up fast and you might already be in your annual open enrollment period. Before 2017 shows up, there are a few things you’ll want to double-check on throughout your company. This HR compliance checklist will help you ensure all your bases are covered.