Ordinance 31181 – Dallas Businesses Must Provide Employees Paid Sick Pay

The city of Dallas has passed ordinance 31181 on April 24th, 2019 to improve the health, safety, and welfare of employees who work and reside in the city of Dallas. This additional ordinance focuses on “Earned Paid Sick Time” which requires local employers to establish and implement a written paid sick time policy within their employee handbooks.  This added requirement allows employees to take leave for work to take care of themselves or a “close family member”. Furthermore, employees have more flexibility…

Continue Reading

Payroll Outsourcing Costs Businesses Money: 9 Risk Factors to Consider

  I have heard the phrase “price is not everything” many times in my life. I've been told that being cheap often sometimes will “get you what you paid for.” The most profound piece of advice that I received about spending money came from an old man in passing. I was debating if I should save a few dollars and buy some fast food from a drive-through dollar menu or visit a small-town gourmet burger restaurant. The man said to me, “If…

Continue Reading

Save On Employee Health Insurance Costs by Self Insuring

Self Funded Health Insurance Plans Reduce Company Costs We are often led to believe that risk is bad and nothing good can come of it. It's commonly associated with being a victim of identity theft, loss of property, or losing your invested investment portfolio overnight. This kind of thinking ultimately results in thousands of dollars a month to hundreds of thousands of dollars being wasted annually. These companies that I am referencing in this post are all relatively small businesses ranging from…

Continue Reading

11 Reasons Why Businesses Change Payroll Services

What are the factors that cause business owners to change payroll providers? Talking with small business owners about what they like about one payroll company over another varies greatly depending on their individual philosophy, experience and core values. Allow me to list just list a few reasons that cause organizations to switch their payroll software and talk about payroll business solutions business owners value. Let's look at a few key factors that a big deal to everyone: Quality Payroll Price -   Paying…

Continue Reading

New COVID-19 Strain Spreading Across United States

  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a new variant of COVID-19 has been reported in the United States. Referred to as B.1.1.7, this strain of the coronavirus was identified in the United Kingdom before it was detected in the United States. As of this writing, B.1.1.7 cases have been confirmed in California, Florida, New York, Georgia, Colorado, Connecticut, Texas and Pennsylvania. Thus far, knowledge of this new COVID-19 strain is minimal, though health experts believe that the…

Continue Reading
Self-Funded Health Insurance
Health insurance application form with stethoscope and calculator

Self-Funded Health Insurance

Introducing: A realistic approach to employee health benefits Now, you can gain control of your health care expenses while providing quality benefits to your employees. By combining the cost savings of self-funding with the stability of more traditional plans, our Self-Funded Insurance Program gives you the simplicity and cost savings you’re looking for without the hassle of administering the program yourself. National General benefit Solutions are a national leader in the self-funded health insurance space. Our teams of experienced professionals are ready…

Continue Reading
Paycheck Protection Loans Are Back!
Closeup image of a woman holding and showing American dollar banknotes for money and financial concept

Paycheck Protection Loans Are Back!

  The U.S. Department of Treasury and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have announced that beginning Monday, Jan. 11, applications will be accepted for the second round of loans in the SBA’s Payment Protection Program (PPP). This second round includes $284 billion in funding that was allocated for the PPP in the stimulus bill passed on Dec. 27, 2020. This round of funding will run through March 31, 2021. The second round of PPP loans provides eligibility to new borrowers and…

Continue Reading

Common Employee Classification Mistakes That Can Cause Tax Penalties

Sometimes, employee classification isn't as easy as it sounds. You may wonder whether to classify a worker as an independent contractor or an employee, because their role seems to be a mixture.  Misclassifying employees can seem like an honest enough mistake, but it can result in tax penalties that will harm your firm.  These are a few common employee classification mistakes that you can avoid.  Classifying as Employee or Independent Contractor The biggest question when it comes to classification is whether a worker…

Continue Reading

Time Theft Prevention during Remote Work

Time theft in the workplace is a common and expensive problem across industries. If not addressed, it can cost employers time, money and customers. In fact, the American Payroll Association found that 75% of businesses in the United States are affected by time theft every year. Another study estimates that time theft costs U.S. employers more than $400 billion per year in lost productivity. When employees are working remotely, it’s harder to detect and prevent all types of fraud. This article explores…

Continue Reading

End of content

No more pages to load

Close Menu