Payroll

Spreading Holiday Cheer: Sending Bonuses in 5 Easy Steps!

Owning a business can be hard.. we all have those employees that make every hard day just a little bit easier! Put on your Santa hat– Saint Nick won’t be the only one delivering presents this year! Are you planning to spread some holiday cheer among your employees by giving a Christmas bonus? Running a […]

The Ongoing Debate…. Independent Contractor? Or W-2 Employee?

If you own a small business and have sought professional assistance in the area of bookkeeping and payroll (if you haven’t…we know some people!), you may very well have encountered the question of whether to pay someone as a regular employee (W-2) or independent contractor (1099). If so, you should have been counseled on the differences […]

#TuesdayTips: Are You Truly Ready for W2s?

It’s the end of the year and almost time to send W2s – have you verified the information yet?

#TuesdayTips – 3 Reasons to Clearly Schedule Paid Time Off

Most likely, your company offers paid holidays as one of its perks. Many of your employees may also schedule time off during this time of year because of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays that are right around the corner. For those employees, paid time off (PTO) was likely approved weeks or even months in advance. […]

#TuesdayTips – $ Employee $ Bonuses $

Everyone likes a bonus, right?  Whether it’s for quarterly performance, cost-of-living, or to reward a good deed, bonuses show company appreciation and boost morale. But what is the best way to deliver that bonus? With Gusto’s payroll software, it is always easy to give your employees a bonus at any point throughout the year.  Many of our […]

How the Massive Cyberattack on a Payroll Software Giant Left Millions Unpaid

One of the world’s biggest payroll software companies, Kronos, has recently been struck by a massive ransomware attack. This data breach left millions of public and private sector customers without paychecks ahead of Christmas, one of the worst times possible to not get paid. Multiple Kronos software platforms used by thousands of clients have been unavailable […]