July 12, 2019
Employers Benefit from Electronically Submitted Payroll Tax
Are your clients still using paper forms to file employment and payroll taxes? The Internal Revenue Service is once again encouraging businesses to e-file tax forms in a recent tax tip.
June 21, 2019
The Right Tools Make for Fast and Effective Hiring
Stiff competition in the hiring arena means companies cannot waste time on ineffective hiring practices that take too long to put the right hires in place. Hiring in 2019 needs to be as streamlined as possible without sacrificing the goal of getting it right. So how do your clients do it? They start with the right hiring strategy and combine it with the right tools.
June 7, 2019
How Secure is the Data in Your Client's Payroll Platform
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?
May 23, 2019
Payroll Best Practices for the Remainder of 2019
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.
May 10, 2019
Small Business Week – Celebrating Our Partners and Clients
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.
April 26, 2019
What is Applicant Tracking and Why Should My Client Care?
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.
April 4, 2019
5 Advantages of Electronic Onboarding
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.
March 22, 2019
IRS Warns Payroll Departments About New Scam
New phishing schemes emerged at the end of 2018, and this one specifically targets payroll and human resources professionals.
March 20, 2019
You Asked…and We Listened! Agency Workspace
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.
March 1, 2019
Hiring Survey Says It Takes Over a Month to Fill Key Roles
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.
January 25, 2019
Timely Advice: IRS Publishes Simple Tax Guide for Employees
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).
January 25, 2019
Know What To Do If Disaster Hits Your Business
Business owners and managers – especially those with responsibility for employee records – should have a recovery plan to implement, just in case disaster strikes.