January 26, 2021  

Payroll Service Information


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Payroll Service Information and Reviews

  • Federal Payroll Taxes - As a small business owner, you are obligated to pay federal payroll taxes. In this article, we cover your payroll obligations to the IRS.
  • Payroll Processing - Payroll processing is a necessary evil. Most new business owners learn about their payroll responsibilities way too late, after receiving IRS fines. Don't let that happen to you!
  • Do I Have to Pay Payroll Taxes? - Can't I just write people checks or pay them cash? Do I really need to process payroll? We take a look at small business payroll tax responsibilities.
  • Choosing a Payroll Service - Before selecting a payroll service, it's a good idea to gather all the materials the payroll service will need to set up your payroll processing.
  • Payroll Services Directory by State - We are assembling a national directory of payroll services by city and state. This is the place to go if you want to find national payroll services and/or local payroll services.
  • What to Look for In a Payroll Service - Wondering how to evaluate a payroll service? Here are some good questions to ask when selecting a payroll service.

  • Paychex Payroll Service Review - This Paychex online review is one of several payroll service reviews on our site. Although we like Paychex as a company, Paychex Online Payroll gets a B grade at best.
  • Alabama Payroll Taxes and Payroll Penalties - Processing payroll in Alabama? If you own a small business in Alabama, you are responsible for computing, withholding, and remitting Alabama withholding tax. Here's what you need to know about Alabama payroll taxes.
  • PayCycle Payroll Service Review - We review PayCycle's payroll service and find that it is lacking a few features that we believe our essential to a good payroll outsourcing solution.
  • Employees Versus Contractors - If you are new to payroll processing, it's important to understand the difference between an independent contractor and an employee.
  • How to Choose a Payroll Service - Be as diligent in picking a payroll service as you are in any important business decision. Here are some great questions to ask when choosing a payroll outsourcing partner.
  • Independent Contractor Laws - Still confused as to whether a worker is an employee or a contractor? Here are the independent contractor laws and guidelines that the IRS uses to determine worker classifications.
  • Not Paying Payroll Taxes - What if I don't pay my payroll taxes? We were asked this payroll question recently, and here's our answer: you should never ever fail to pay your employer payroll taxes!
  • SurePayroll Payroll Service Review - SurePayroll takes the payroll service award for 2008 at Gaebler.com. We hereby declare them the best payroll service for small businesses. Read our SurePayroll payroll service review to find out why.
  • Independent Contractor Rules - Just because somebody says they are a contractor doesn't mean the IRS won't tell you have to reclassify the worker as an employee. We examine the heated issue of employees versus contractors from a payroll tax perspective.
  • Employer Obligations for Wage Garnishment Requests - Employers who receive wage garnishments requests should be sure they pay wage garnishments promptly and correctly. We take a look at employer obligations for wage garnishment orders.
  • ADP Payroll Service Review - Payroll service ADP dominates SurePayroll, PayChex and other payroll providers. We take a look at whether the payroll emperor has any clothes.
  • Withholding for Employees Subject to Reciprocal State Agreements - Small business payroll processing is tough enough. Adding even more complexity to payroll processing is the challenges that arise when you employ workers who do not reside in the state where your business is. Here's how to handle this particular payroll headache.
  • State Income Tax Reciprocal Agreements - Reciprocal payroll tax agreements between states eliminate the need for filing and paying income taxes in multiple states. Here's a complete list of interstate reciprocal tax agreements.
  • How Often Do I Have to Process Payroll? - How often do you have to process payroll? Do you pay employees weekly, semi-monthly or monthly? We discuss payroll processing frequency.
  • Things to Consider When Choosing a Payroll Service - Once you choose a payroll service, you will be so glad you did. But make sure you pick the payroll service that is right for you!
  • Outsourcing Payroll - Thinking about outsourcing payroll? Looking for payroll service reviews? We discuss payroll outsourcing and highlight some of the best payroll service firms, including SurePayroll, ADP, Paychex, and Paycycle.
  • Payroll Accounting - Payroll accounting has been the source of headaches, well, ever since businesses started processing payroll. But payroll taxes and payroll processing requirements are not nearly as complex as they seem.
  • Income Taxes If You Work Out of State - If you live in a state that is different from the state where you work, which state do you owe income taxes to? Do you pay income taxes for the state where you live, or do you pay income taxes to the state where you work? Entrepreneurs responsible for payroll taxes need to understand the answer to this question.
  • Payroll - If it's not handled correctly, payroll can be a drain on your company's time and resources. As a small business owner, you have several options for payroll management -- but you'll need a few tips to find the one that's right for your company.
  • Weekly Payroll Record - A weekly payroll record could be the answer to many of your payroll and HR headaches. Here are some of the benefits and advantages updated weekly payroll records can deliver to your small business.




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