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Seattle Payroll Expense Tax

The City of Seattle, Washington will impose a new employer-only Payroll Expense Tax effective 1 January 2021. The filing of this tax was optional until Q4 2021and Zenefits is supporting this tax starting Q4 2021. The full amount due for 2021 must be paid by January 31, 2022. This tax applies to businesses operating in Seattle (with some exceptions). An employer is subject to this tax if they […]

7 Money-Saving Tips for Small Businesses When Choosing Payroll Providers

Read more to discover seven effective ways that small businesses can potentially save money when searching for payroll providers.

Montana Payroll Tax and Registration Guide

Companies who pay employees in Montana must register with the MT Department of Revenue (DOR) for a Withholding Account Number and the MT Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) for a Unemployment Insurance (UI) Account Number.

How to Create and Use a Payroll Ledger

Payroll ledgers offer advantages beyond payroll administration. Valuable insights can help businesses grow and prosper. Here's how to create and use yours.

What Is My HR Compliance Risk?

Small business owners and HR managers know all too well: HR and business compliance are difficult to navigate and risk of noncompliance carries serious consequences.

Payroll Adjustment

A payroll adjustment reflects changes to employee compensation and records involving wages, tax rates, benefits, and even mistakes. Here's how it works.

Switching Payroll Companies With Confidence and a Plan

If you're experiencing problems with your current payroll provider, here's what to know about switching payroll companies with confidence and a plan.

Payroll FAQ: Expert Answers to Common Payroll Questions

With a proactive approach toward common payroll questions and concerns, payroll can run smoothly and seamlessly for both employers and employees.

National Payroll Week: How Will You Celebrate?

An initiative of the American Payroll Association, National Payroll Week recognizes employees, payroll professionals, and programs funded by payroll taxes.

Payroll Records

Maintaining accurate payroll records safely is vital to businesses large and small. Mismanagement can result in payroll errors, noncompliance, or worse.