New Law Requires Small Business to Provide Paid Leave

Posted on 13. Apr, 2020 by in Employee Benefits, Employees, Human Resources, Small Business Tips, Uncategorized

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act is a new law passed recently that offers COVID-19 assistance for both employees and employers. This new law provides businesses with fewer than 500 employees the funds to provide employees with paid leave, either for the employee’s own health needs or to care for family members. Here are the […]

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New W-4 Creates Questions for Human Resources

Posted on 18. Feb, 2020 by in Employees, Human Resources, Tax Tips, Tax Updates

With the major Form W-4 overhaul for 2020, you may field questions from your employees concerning their federal paycheck tax withholdings. While it’s not your responsibility to provide tax advice to your employees, it’s good to be prepared to help answer common questions about the new IRS form. Here is a summary of the W-4 […]

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The Power of Cultivating Gratitude

Posted on 25. Nov, 2019 by in Customers, Employees, Gratitude, Human Resources, Marriage, Misc. Articles, Small Business Tips, Social Networking

It costs nothing to say thank you. Yet cultivating gratitude in your life may be one of the most rewarding moves you can make. Not only does it invoke warm fuzzies in everyone involved, expressing your appreciation may actually improve your health and well-being. A landmark study by gratitude researcher Robert A. Emmons has shown […]

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How to Survive a Worker’s Compensation Audit

Posted on 19. Nov, 2019 by in Human Resources, Small Business Tips, Worker's Compensation

If you have employees, you have the distinct honor once per year of being part of a worker’s compensation audit.  You likely receive a form in the mail, an email request, or a phone call that will ask you about your payroll numbers and employees for the prior year. Worker’s compensation is an insurance program […]

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Seven Simple Ideas to Help Your Small Business

Posted on 29. Oct, 2019 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Cashflow, Customers, Human Resources, Managing Finances, Small Business Tips

If you are like millions of taxpayers trying to make a living running a small business, you know it is tough out there. Here are seven ideas to help your business survive and thrive.  Understand your cash flow. One of the biggest causes of business failure is lack of understanding cash flow. At the end of the […]

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Help Your Team Learn to Manage Conflicts

Posted on 30. Jul, 2019 by in Employees, Human Resources, Misc. Articles

  Do you have employees who need to work together as a team? Or perhaps you need to work as a team with your customers and vendors. When people of different backgrounds get together for a common goal, there are often four stages they go through before they become a true team or family.   […]

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