Category: "Payroll"

New Local Tax Laws Add to a Patchwork of Complications

05 September, 2018

In July 2018, New Jersey became the latest state to pass legislation allowing cities to impose payroll taxes on employers, joining 15 other states that allow local taxing. The New Jersey bill allows municipalities with more than 200,000 residents to impose employer payroll taxes of up to 1 percent...

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. District Court Granted Preliminary Injunction on FLSA Overtime Rule

23 November, 2016

Less than two weeks before the FLSA overtime new rule was slated to go into effect, a federal judge at the U.S. District Court in Texas blocked the policy. Judge Amos L. Mazzant III issued the surprising decision on Tuesday after 21 states and a long list of businesses filed lawsuits that would chal...

Attention All Startups: Payroll Information You Can’t Miss

27 October, 2015

Starting a business is exciting. New opportunities abound as you develop your startup, and begin to receive interest from prospective clients. Due to the excitement and busy nature of starting a business, many startup owners overlook one critical aspect of owning a business: how do we manage payroll...

4 Things to Consider When Choosing a Payroll Service Provider

22 September, 2015 | 2 Comments

Bookkeeping can be one of the most tedious tasks of running a business. Payroll taxes are ranked as a top financial and administrative burden for business owners according to the 2014 National Small Business Association tax survey. Outsourcing payroll will help to alleviate some of your burdens as...

APA and Others Tell Congress: “Don’t SOC it to us!”

25 August, 2015

The American Payroll Association (APA) joined 60 other organizations in a letter formally objecting to new employer reporting requirements being considered by Congress. Dated June 9, 2015, the letter was delivered by the Strategic Services on Unemployment & Workers’ Compensation (UWC) to the Cha...