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Schedule H: How to Handle Wages & Taxes For Your Household Employee

by Julia Furtado - July 25 2023

Whether you need childcare, landscaping help, or other assistance around the home, you may hire workers at some point. And that makes you an employer ...

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Owner’s Draw Vs Salary: Paying Yourself As A Business Owner

by John Tuttobene - June 15 2023

From legal filings and insurance to marketing plans and more, there’s a lot to worry about as a new business owner before you can get your business of...

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An Employer’s Guide To Hiring Tipped Employees: Who, What, & How

by Christina Virgin - March 28 2023

If you’re a business owner and are thinking about hiring tipped employees for the first time, it can be challenging to get up to speed on all the rule...

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2023 Minimum Wage: An Employer’s Guide to Fair Payment of Employees

by Michael Pettengill - November 17 2022

Did you know that in addition to the federal minimum wage, all but 5 states have their own laws that govern what you need to pay workers? With differe...

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What To Know Before Giving A Holiday Bonus: Guidance For Employers

by Debra Swift, MBA, SPHR - November 15 2022

As the end of the year approaches, you may be thinking about giving workers a holiday bonus to thank them for a job well done and boost morale in the ...

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Calculating Overtime Pay: What Employers Should Know Before Payday

by Lauren Berard - August 11 2022

If you have employees working beyond their normal work week, ensuring proper payment of overtime wages is critical to avoid costly penalties. What do ...

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What Is A Prevailing Wage? Understanding This Type of Compensation

by David Dupuy - July 19 2022

If your company works on public projects, then you may need to pay the prevailing wage to your workers. But if you’ve never bid on a government contra...

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What Employers Should Know About Shift Differential Pay

by David Broyles - June 23 2022

If your business has hourly employees, then you may already be paying your team a shift differential. But if you don’t, then you may be missing out on...

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​​Pay Equity: An Employer’s Guide To Avoiding Wage Discrimination

by Karyn H. Rhodes | SHRM-SCP, SPHR - February 24 2022

When it comes to paying your workforce, there’s a lot to consider. Pay equity is an increasingly important issue when setting compensation. That’s bec...

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Managing Unauthorized Overtime: What Employers Can Do Under The FLSA

by Karyn H. Rhodes | SHRM-SCP, SPHR - February 1 2022

Paying employees accurately for the time they work is critical to their satisfaction – and your compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act. But when...

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