The state of California and a large number of counties and cities will see increases in their respective minimum wage requirements on January 1, 2019 as well as on July 1, 2019 for others.
When most businesses are in their beginning stages, payroll management is typically a fairly simple task. Often, depending on the size of the start-up, it can be the owner managing payroll. The bookkeeping is usually straightforward, and payroll consisted of the owner and maybe just a few employees.
The larger your company becomes, the more time-consuming and complex your payroll functions become. And the never-ending parade of federal and state regulations and changes doesn't help.
If your company has been growing over the last few years it's likely that you're management team is feeling more pressure with the growth. In particular, you may be realizing that you could use more help with your payroll management.