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Payroll Compliance Best Practices

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 19, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Payroll compliance best practices are an essential part of payroll management. And sometimes the most difficult.

 

Every year seems to bring with it more legislation, regulations and Federal and State requirements. The pressure to be both up-to-date and proficient with these laws can be immense. Especially since failing to be in compliance can result in costly errors.

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Topics: payroll management, HR compliance, payroll compliance, compliance mistakes, wage and hour compliance

How to Conduct a Payroll Audit

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 16, 2019 7:42:00 AM

Your payroll process can be relatively simple or, if your organization is large or growing rapidly, more complex and challenging. Either way, a payroll audit is in order.

 

One of the common occurrences in many businesses is that time can go by without any significant efforts made to ensure that payroll is being processed accurately. The purpose of an audit is to verify that your financial statements reflect a true and accurate record of your organization's results during the financial year.

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Topics: payroll management, payroll audit, payroll process, outsourcing payroll management, payroll compliance

Being Clear On Payroll Outsourcing Costs

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 18, 2019 7:31:11 AM

Outsourcing business functions is a matter of fiscal strategy. And viewing outsourcing costs as an investment rather than an expense should be part of that strategy.

 

As organizations grow in size, so does the associated support functions within that organization. More employees means more HR and payroll tasks. More employees require more internal support, which means more employees just for those functions. And this can become counterproductive at some point. 

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Topics: managed payroll services, outsourcing payroll management, payroll compliance, managed payroll, payroll outsourcing

10 Signs That It's Time To Outsource Payroll Management

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM

As your business grows, so does the volume of administrative work. And when your HR and payroll staff are overwhelmed, more costly mistakes occur.  

 

[Editor's note: This post was originally published in January 2017 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.]

Increasing numbers of mistakes with payroll processing serve as warning signs that indicate your payroll team may need more staff and and better resources. On the other hand, it's very likely that it's simply time to consider other options for managing your payroll process, such as outsourcing.

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Topics: payroll management, payroll management companies, payroll process, outsourcing payroll management, payroll compliance

California Minimum Wage Increases 2019

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 31, 2018 2:42:45 PM

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. 

 

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Topics: minimum wage law, minimum wage San Francisco, california minimum wage, payroll compliance, wage and hour compliance

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