Top Programs to Help Businesses During COVID-19

As we continue to weather the COVID-19 pandemic, the disruptions to our businesses and economy keep expanding. Even with states beginning to reopen, capacities are limited, so while it’s a good step, it still isn’t business as usual. As a result, the risk of economic hardship for small businesses continues to increase. Read more

How to Best Manage a Fully Remote Team

Working remotely used to be a topic to discuss to give your team greater work-life balance, with more companies moving in that direction, but it still wasn’t widely adopted. That is, it wasn’t until COVID-19 changed everything and forced all companies that could move to working from home. As a result, many employers found themselves in unfamiliar territory and trying to manage a team from a distance. If you’re in the same position, here are tips on how to best manage a fully remote team. Read more

Two Methods to Calculate FUTA Tax Liability

In your business, you have a lot of responsibility, like casting the vision for your future and managing payroll. You have to lead your team and deal with the nitty-gritty details most people don’t actively think about. One of these areas is the taxes you have to pay, including social security, medicate federal income, and of course, FUTA. Read more

Can Employees Collect UI Benefits If I Reduce Their Hours?

The COVID-19 pandemic has left most people with a sense of uncertainty. With conditions constantly evolving, both employers and employees are left wondering what will happen next. Both are trying to stay afloat and make the best decisions possible, given the circumstances, but frequently it’s not easy. Read more

Tips to Quickly and Successfully Onboarding New Clients

Onboarding is an important process for every business, whether it involves a new employee or client. It is their first real opportunity to build a relationship that will transition into a long-term and mutually beneficial experience for both parties. The problem is, when you do it wrong, it can be a disaster for all involved. Because you want to avoid disaster, here are five tips to help you quickly and successfully onboard your new clients. Read more

How Increasing UI Claims Will Impact Your UI Tax Rate

A common misconception is that because of the Federal and State Unemployment Tax Acts (FUTA and SUTA, respectively), employers have no control over how much their pay in unemployment insurance. Not only is this incorrect, but it can also potentially cost a company thousand to millions of dollars in overpayments. It’s time to learn more about your tax rate and what you can do to have some control. Read more