IRS Online Resource Helps Businesses & Individuals Understand the Affordable Care Act

        New online resource available from the IRS to help you understand the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and ACA tax implications. IRS Publication 5187 Read more

What the New Healthcare Law Means for Your Small Business

Every Thursday, The United States Small Business Administration and Small Business Majority host a free webinar educating small businesses on the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The webinar topics being discussed are: Small business tax credits Marketplace updates Shared responsibility Cost containment Tools and resources available for small businesses and entrepreneurs interested in learning more about the law A question period will follow. If interested in attending one of these webinars, please visit the registration link below: ACA 101   Read more

Quarter End Reminder: 2nd Quarter 2014

We are rapidly approaching the end of 2nd Quarter 2014. The last day of processing for this quarter will be Monday, June 30, 2014. If you have any adjustments that need to be included in this quarter, please submit them to your Account Manager no later than 1:00pm on the 31st. Adjustments may include manual checks written by you, or any checks you may have voided. For our Clients who have "APPLIED FOR" State and/or Unemployment ID numbers, please send them in ... Read more

Quarter End Reminder: 1st Quarter 2014

We are rapidly approaching the end of 1st Quarter 2014. The last day of processing for this quarter will be Monday, March 31, 2014. If you have any adjustments that need to be included in this quarter, please submit them to your Account Manager no later than 1:00pm on the 31st. Adjustments may include manual checks written by you, or any checks you may have voided. For our Clients who have "APPLIED FOR" State and/or Unemployment ID numbers, please send them in ... Read more

When is Outsourcing Payroll A Necessity?

Even the most savvy entrepreneurs sometimes have a difficult time keeping up with payroll taxes.  According to howstuffworks.com, payroll taxes can create trouble, because “Complicated tax forms must be filled out and filed on an annual, quarterly, sometimes even weekly basis. Missed deadlines and improper tax filings can result in steep fines and even jail time.” A business owner managing payroll can be a huge time waster. That’s bad for the owner and bad for the company. Sitting in the office ... Read more

Directpay Physical Office is Closed Today for SNOW!!!! 2-13-2014

  The safety of our team is our number one priority. Therefore, our physical office is closed today due to inclement weather. But not to worry, our dedicated team is set-up to help you remotely. If you need us today, please send an email to payroll@directpaypayroll.com       Read more

Important Year-end Information

The year-end cutoff date for you to report changes for 2013 is December 31, 2013 at 1:00 p.m., or the day a payroll with a January 2014 check date is processed, whichever is earlier.  We recommend that you run any adjustments with a payroll to ensure that the taxes are withheld correctly.  Please remind your accountant to report payroll adjustments no later than your cut-off date. If payroll adjustments are necessary after the year-end cutoff date, we can rerun your tax returns.  ... Read more

North Carolina Withholding Tax Notification

Important Notice New NC-4 Required for Payments Beginning January 1, 2014 As a result of the recent tax reform package, all employees and recipients of pension or annuity payments must complete a new withholding allowance certificate. The new form must be completed so the correct amount of State income tax is withheld for any payment periods beginning on or after January 1, 2014. The North Carolina Department of Revenue recently mailed a notification packet to over 239,000 employers and pension payers.  This information (including ... Read more

2013 FUTA Credit Reduction Information

The IRS has released this year's list of states that have defaulted on their 2013 Federal Unemployment Insurance (UI) Loans causing employers in these states to owe additional FUTA tax for the tax year 2013. The following are the FUTA tax rate increases for each affected state: 1.2 percent:  Indiana 0.9 percent:  Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island and Wisconsin 0.6 percent:  Delaware The rates above will be applied to the 1st $7,000.00 that each FUTA taxable employee earned ... Read more

Quarter End Reminder: 3rd Quarter 2013

We are rapidly approaching the end of 3rd Quarter 2013. The last day of processing for this quarter will be Monday, September 30, 2013. If you have any adjustments that need to be included in this quarter, please submit them to your Account Manager no later than 1:00pm on the 30th. Adjustments may include manual checks written by you, or any checks you may have voided. For our Clients who have “APPLIED FOR” State and/or Unemployment ID numbers, please send them in ... Read more
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