Grace Ferguson

Grace Ferguson

Grace Ferguson is a business writer and blogger covering payroll, employee benefits, and human resources. She has vast experience serving as a payroll and benefits administrator for large and small businesses. At age 18, Grace landed her first job: working as a secretary for a forestry company.

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W-2 Reporting Rules for FFCRA Leave

Employers who provide FFCRA leave to employees must abide by specific Form W-2 reporting rules.

5 Things to Look For in a Payroll Vendor

The right payroll vendor can help you cut down on time, effort, and errors each pay period.

Payroll Forms Small Businesses Should Know About

Ensure compliance and a smooth-running payroll department by using these payroll forms.

Free Payroll Tools for Your Small Business

Are you paying too much to manage your payroll? Check out these free tools and resources.

IRS Issues Guidance on Trump’s Payroll Tax Deferral Order

IRS payroll tax deferral started September 1, but is it right for your small business?

IRS Says No to PPP Tax Deductions, Congress Might Say Yes

The Paycheck Protection Program is closed, but one question is arising: Should PPP loan recipients be allowed to take tax deductions for business expenses associated with forgiven PPP loans? 

Deferring Employee Payroll Taxes: What You Need to Know

What Trump's executive order on payroll taxes means for employees and employers

COVID-19: How are 401(k) Plans Coping?

To get answers, we spoke with the Secure Retirement Institute.

Supplemental Unemployment Benefits

Supplemental unemployment benefits (SUB) are offered by employers to bridge the gap between lost wages and state unemployment coverage.

Understanding the COVID-19 Tax Credit

We answer commonly asked questions about the COVID-19 tax credit and Form 7200