Tax Day Results


Was your tax refund what you expected it to be? Or did you end up owing more than you anticipated? If your taxes this year resulted in a big swing in either direction, it might be time to adjust your W-4.

What is a Pay Card?


A pay card is a reloadable prepaid card offered by an employer to pay employees' net wages. Like direct deposit, once an employer deposits funds into the employee's account, the employee can then use the pay card to purchase items, withdraw cash and pay bills. Pay cards also eliminate the need for paper paychecks.

Payroll Terminology Made Easy


Payroll terminology can look like alphabet soup or a foreign language. And, terms used by the Department of Labor (DOL) or Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can cause even more confusion. Don’t despair, let us guide you on important terms you will encounter when either managing payroll or looking at a paycheck stub.

Exempt or Non-Exempt

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Determining if an employee is exempt or non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is sometimes challenging. The FLSA requires that most employees in the United States be paid at least the federal minimum wage for all hours worked and overtime pay at time and one-half the regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 hours in a workweek.

Independent Contractor or Employee?

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It is critical to correctly determine whether individuals providing services are employees or independent contractors. Failing to properly classify a worker can cause exposure to possible fines and penalties. Before you can determine how to treat payments you make for services, you must first know the business relationship that exists between you and the person performing the services.

National Payroll Week


Founded in 1996 by the American Payroll Association (APA), National Payroll Week (NPW) celebrates the partnership between America’s employees, the payroll professionals who pay them, and government programs and that our payroll system funds