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    Topic: Payroll

    10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing an HRIS for Your Organization
    By Will Miranne on January 14, 2022 | 5 min read time

    The Human Resources Information System (HRIS) has become increasingly common in the modern era due to its ability to streamline many of the HR...

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    How to Handle Employee Pay Cuts, Layoffs & Furloughs During Economic Uncertainty
    By Will Miranne on December 14, 2021 | 5 min read time

    When organizations are confronted with financial uncertainties, it can be a daunting challenge to determine the best path forward. More often than...

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    How to Select the Best Payroll Schedule for Your Organization
    By Drew Gieseke on March 30, 2021 | 8 min read time

    Which type of payroll schedule is best for employers? The four most common types of payroll schedules are monthly, semi-monthly, bi-weekly, and ...

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    How Organizations Can Fix Overpaying an Employee
    By Drew Gieseke on March 26, 2021 | 6 min read time

    Overpaying employees happens more often than it might seem. And while it isn’t the end of the world, letting an error go uncorrected can cause...

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    Payroll Calendar: 27 Possible Biweekly Pay Periods in 2021
    By Drew Gieseke on November 5, 2020 | 4 min read time

    As HR prepares for the new year, it’s key to stay ahead of the curve on important dates and compliance requirements. One noteworthy takeaway is...

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    Announced: Wage Cap Increase for 2021 Social Security Payroll Taxes
    By Drew Gieseke on October 13, 2020 | 3 min read time

    The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced on Oct. 13, 2020, that the wage cap for Social Security payroll taxes will increase in 2021....

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    IRS Issues Employer Guidance for New Payroll Tax Deferral
    By Drew Gieseke on August 31, 2020 | 3 min read time

    In early August 2020, President Trump signed executive orders to provide aid during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Among the orders was a payroll...

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    What is Hazard Pay, How Does it Work, and What’s HR’s Role?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 12, 2020 | 4 min read time

    For some employers, hazard pay is part of the job. Dangerous worksites, physically demanding tasks, and other duties require additional...

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    Tips for Employer Taxes
    By Ellen Rex on March 5, 2020 | 8 min read time

    *This blog is adapted from the HR Party of One episode, Tips for Employer Taxes, which you can view below.Tax season is among us - so today,...

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