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Payroll Simplified: Garnishments

09-20-2018
Malka Trump, CPA

First things first – what is a wage garnishment?   If you owe a debt, the court may order that a certain amount of money be taken out of your paycheck each time in order to pay the creditor.  This order is called a garnishment.  Debts that might be garnished include unpaid taxes, child support, … Continue reading Payroll Simplified: Garnishments

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Payroll Simplified: Third Party Sick Pay

09-18-2018
Malka Trump, CPA

First things first – what is sick pay?     Sick pay is money paid to your employees if they are temporarily absent from work because of an injury, illness, or disability.  Often, that absence is due to either short-term or long-term disability.    How is sick pay different from workers’ compensation?    Big difference here!  Workers’ … Continue reading Payroll Simplified: Third Party Sick Pay

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Read This Before You Hire an Independent Contractor

08-30-2018
Malka Trump, CPA

Trick question: Do you employ independent contractors (also known as freelancers), or have you thought about employing independent contractors?   The Ecstasy of Hiring Independent Contractors   Before we explain why that’s a trick question, it’s worth pointing out that 1 in 10 workers in the United States are full-time independent contractors. That number likely … Continue reading Read This Before You Hire an Independent Contractor

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Pay Matters! September 2018

08-29-2018

Wondering what’s going on in the payroll world these days? You’re in luck!  We’ve got our monthly round-up of the payroll news and updates you need to know. This is Pay Matters –  the September 2018 edition. Stay informed and in compliance with our monthly payroll alerts and insights.  Happy Labor Day! FEDERAL PAYROLL UPDATES   … Continue reading Pay Matters! September 2018

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Payroll Simplified: The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

08-23-2018
Malka Trump, CPA

What is the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)?  The twentieth century saw a lot of laws being passed to govern the state of the American worker – and the civil rights movement played a big part here.  Established in 1938, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) set a number of rules that changed the employment culture of the United … Continue reading Payroll Simplified: The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

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