What Small Business Owners Don’t Know Can Hurt Them Unless….

How important is it that a small business owner stays informed? Information is absolutely critical to small business owners and managers. The problem is, it changes daily, even hourly at times. Keeping up with the latest rules, regulations and appropriate procedures for operating a small business can make the difference between successful entrepreneurs or just great ideas that never get to grow. Some of the most important, ever-changing and critical aspects of business operations are payroll, taxes and HR policy compliance. Staying on top ... Read more

Memorial Day Holiday Schedule

Since next Monday is Memorial Day, all banks will be closed and unable to process any ACH files or direct deposits. If you normally date your checks for Monday, we will need your payroll information by 3pm on Wednesday for a Friday check date. Otherwise you can send your payroll data by 3pm on Thursday for a check date of Tuesday. If you normally have a Wednesday check date, we will need your payroll information by 3pm on Friday. However, we can ... Read more

Get the 411 on W-2 Forms! What the IRS Needs You to Know.

Beginning with the current tax year, employers are required to report the cost of coverage under an employer-sponsored health plan. That means that on W-2 forms that go out in January 2013, the cost of this coverage must be listed. But this cost is not taxable income and continues to be excluded from an employee’s income. The information can provide employees with helpful consumer information. If they are shopping for health care coverage, it gives them an idea of the cost of their ... Read more

941 Penalties can be staggering! Don’t let these important taxes slip through the cracks!

As a business owner, you know there’s more to payroll processing than just signing a paycheck every week. That’s why so many companies turn to us to help with this important aspect of their business. If you think not filing your 941s or filing them late is an option, think again. Penalties can be staggering. In fact, there have been continued initiatives in the U.S. Senate to investigate tax penalties for small business. You don’t want to have problems with the ... Read more

DirectPay Proudly Announces DirectHR for Small Business

DirectHR! A Better Way to Manage Your HR Functions  DirectHR Basic Program   Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, you can access the online HR Support Center for all of your HR needs. Resources include: Employee Handbook: Downloadable and customizable. Policy Library: Library of standard business policies. State and Federal Laws: Written in easy to understand terms. HR Forms: Library of business, state and federal forms. 3-Minute HR Audit: Assess the effectiveness of your HR functions. eAlerts: Instant notification for important law updates. HR Checklists: Checklists to help organize business ... Read more