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In 2016, the IRS announced that a flaw in its 'Get a Transcript' tool was vulnerable to hackers during 2014 and 2015. They stated that access to more than 700,000 taxpayer accounts was compromised during the two-year span. If the IRS is that vulnerable to hacking, so is every U.S. employer. That begs the question: how secure is the data in your client’s payroll platform?
Payroll is constantly evolving. With every passing year comes a variety of factors that influence how companies process payroll. Sometimes those influences are the result of new technologies, other times they are regulatory. At any rate, it is up to each company to adopt the latest best practices in order to keep their processes up to date.
Happy National Small Business Week to each of our hard-working partners and clients. This week, May 5-11, 2019, we set aside time to celebrate the commitment, loyalty and hard-earned dollar of our small business partners. It is because of you, your employees, and your clients that our country creates jobs, maintains a stable economy, and generated new products and ideas.
Applicant tracking is relatively new to the payroll and HR space. Its relative age notwithstanding, applicant tracking is proving its worth in an increasingly competitive hiring environment. Assuming your client wants to effectively compete for the top talent in their industry, applicant tracking is something they should care about.
Electronic onboarding is quickly catching on as the preferred strategy for bringing new hires on board. Once you understand why, we suspect your clients will consider going electronic as well.
New phishing schemes emerged at the end of 2018, and this one specifically targets payroll and human resources professionals.
For more than 40 years, BenefitMall has provided the Broker community with exceptional service. Now, we are exceeding that service with cutting-edge technology that you need to succeed in our evolving marketplace.
If your professional duties include recruiting in addition to payroll, this may come as no surprise: record low unemployment rates are indicative of the U.S. economy and point to an ever-tightening hiring environment.
During tax filing season, employees often look to payroll professionals for answers. This year, there may be even more questions due to sweeping changes caused by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).
Business owners and managers – especially those with responsibility for employee records – should have a recovery plan to implement, just in case disaster strikes.