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How will Memorial Day affect my direct deposit? | Monday, May 29, 2017

Posted by Thomas Cooper on May 18, 2017

Please be advised that Monday May 29th is Memorial Day. This may affect Payrolls that you are responsible for.  How will Memorial Day (Monday, May 29, 2017) affect my direct deposit?

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Topics: Payroll Processing, Intuit QuickBooks Payroll, intuit payroll

Top 3 Opportunities to Eliminate Payroll Headaches

Posted by Denise Loter-Koch on Jan 17, 2017

Like every business owner, running your company keeps you busy and you thrive on being busy.  Focusing on growth goals for 2017, organizing your tax reporting and tax prep meetings with your CPA currently have you going in numerous directions.  That said, it’s simply not optional to forego paying your employees or your required tax obligations.  Do you find yourself asking if your payroll process could be completed more efficiently every pay period?  The following options may seem obvious to some, but each present the opportunity for a change that made early in a new fiscal year, you could potentially eliminate your payroll headaches all year long and make year-end a breeze!

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Topics: Payroll Processing, Intuit QuickBooks Payroll, QuicKBooks Payroll, automated Payroll service, QuickBooks Integrated Payroll, intuit payroll

What Are Payroll Items in QuickBooks?

Posted by Kaleb Vickstrom on Aug 30, 2016

If you plan to process your own payroll using QuickBooks, you need to understand how payroll items work.

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Topics: Payroll Processing, Intuit QuickBooks Payroll, intuit payroll

Top 10 Year-End Intuit QuickBooks Payroll Processing Checklist

Posted by Denise Loter-Koch on Dec 30, 2015

Year-End QuickBooks Payroll Processing Checklist

Now that the major rush of the holiday season is over, it’s time to process year-end payroll.  Our QuickBooks customers turn to us to help them with payroll processing because there is already too much to manage in their businesses, especially at year-end.  If you are processing your own payroll, you know there are a lot of details, deadlines, special procedures, and new laws and forms to consider.  Simply put, payroll is complex, time consuming, and costly if mistakes occur.  If you get it wrong, you could be subject to paying a penalty for the most common mistakes like:  failure to deposit withholdings like Social Security, unemployment insurance and Medicare, and incorrect filings or missing deadlines.  According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), last year over 40% of small and medium businesses (SMBs) paid an average of $845 in payroll penalties.  This does not take into account the cost of human capital that all SMBs pay when employing internal people to manually process payroll.   

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Topics: QuicKBooks Payroll, intuit payroll