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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

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

Complying With Wage And Hour Laws Is Mission Critical

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 4, 2019 11:33:15 AM

One of the main tasks of any HR department is maintaining wage and hour compliance. The danger lies in complacency when it comes to accuracy.

 

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Topics: payroll management, labor law compliance, employee lawsuits, wage and hour compliance, DLSE

California Court Expands Scope Of Reporting Time Pay

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 21, 2019 9:42:05 AM

Until recently, California employers provided "reporting time" pay when workers report to work but are not put to work or work less than half of their usual schedule. No longer.

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Topics: payroll management, time and attendance, payroll process, employee lawsuits, reporting time pay

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