Say you have a PTO (paid time off) accrual policy where employees earn hours throughout the year. One of your employees goes on maternity leave, a type of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)-covered leave. She’s gone for 12 weeks. Does PTO accrue during FMLA?Read More Does PTO Accrue During FMLA?
Think you’re doing too much purchasing and not enough selling? Or, think you’re selling too much and not buying enough? There’s only one way to be sure, and that’s by finding your inventory turnover ratio.Read More Overstocking? Understocking? Calculate Your Inventory Turnover Ratio to Find Out
Advising clients may be your main responsibility, but it’s not your only one. You also need to source said clients. Effective marketing for accountants is key to landing clients and growing your firm. So, do you know how to market an accounting firm? Want more must-have tips for sourcing new clients? Download our FREE whitepaper […]Read More Marketing for Accountants: Getting Started
Ah, the joys of employerhood. Having a team of employees to help grow your business can be a beautiful thing. But, getting the hang of payroll—especially payroll taxes—takes time. Not to mention, a multi-state payroll situation can confuse newbie and established employers alike. What’s an employer to do?Read More What to Do If You’ve Got a Multi-state Payroll Situation on Your Hands
Minimum wage law. Overtime pay. Paid sick leave laws by state. The list goes on and on. Between federal and state workplace laws, there’s a lot that employers need to keep track of. But, what about holidays? Are employers required to give holidays off to employees?Read More The More You Know: Are Employers Required to Give Holidays Off (With Pay)?
More than 60% of workers said they’d consider relocating for a job. But—whether it’s a new city or state—moving from one location to another can quickly get expensive. To sweeten the deal, you can provide relocation assistance.Read More Answered: Your Top Relocation Assistance Questions
Running payroll means staying on top of your employment tax responsibilities. In addition to withholding income and payroll taxes from employee wages, you must contribute employer taxes. Unlike some other taxes, state unemployment taxes do not have a standard rate. Read on to answer, What is my state unemployment tax rate?Read More What Is My State Unemployment Tax Rate?
Do employers have to offer health insurance? Under the Affordable Care Act, you must provide health insurance if you have 50 or more full-time equivalent employees. If this requirement doesn’t apply to you, you might decide to establish a QSEHRA plan.Read More QSEHRA Plan: Health Insurance Alternative for Qualifying Small Employers
Your company’s tax liability largely depends on the business structure you choose. And if you structure your business as a corporation, you’re responsible for paying the corporate income tax rate on company earnings. So, what is the corporate tax rate?Read More What Is the Corporate Tax Rate? [Federal & State Guide]
Typically, employers get to choose whether they want to offer types of paid time off, like sick leave, to employees. But depending on your business location, you might not have a choice. Little by little, paid sick leave laws by state are on the rise.Read More Paid Sick Leave Laws by State: The Chart, Map, & Accrual Info You Need