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13 06, 2018

70% of Workers are Financially Stressed. Here’s How to Help Them.

2018-06-13T12:13:23+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Financial Wellness, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

For most of your workers, money is the #1 stressor in their lives. As they try to focus on work, financial woes nag at them and reduce their ability to be productive. This anxiety translates to 13 hours of lost productivity per employee. Why are they so stressed out? Here are some staggering statistics that [...]

5 06, 2018

GotZoom: How to Help Employees Reduce Student Loan Debt and Focus on Work

2018-06-05T13:43:35+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Financial Wellness, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

Talking about student loan debt is pretty disheartening. Most college students, focused on getting an education, avoid addressing the cost issue until it slams them in the face: the first payment is due, and it’s between $200 and $500 a month. The average U.S. college graduate has $37,414 in debt, which usually takes 21 years [...]

31 05, 2018

ACA Exclusions to the ALE Count

2018-05-31T11:06:05+00:00 May 31st, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

When calculating full-time headcount to see whether a business is large enough to need to comply with the Affordable Care Act, a company has to start by looking at the service hours of every worker. But in the tally toward that all-important threshold for an Applicable Large Employer – 50 full-time employees, including equivalents – [...]

30 05, 2018

Emergency Cash and a Fresh Look at Financial Wellness

2018-05-30T12:23:29+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Financial Wellness, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

For 52% of your workforce, an unexpected emergency costing $400 would throw off their whole financial month. They’d be unable to pay all their bills. They might turn to risky options like payday loans. And they’d feel stressed - really stressed. In fact, personal finances are the #1 stressor in most employees’ lives. Constantly nagging [...]

22 05, 2018

What is Holistic Financial Wellness?

2018-05-22T11:36:36+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Financial Wellness, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

Anxious. Worried. Helpless. Hopeless. These are the words people frequently use to describe their financial situations. Even in the most upbeat company cultures, workers are still stressed out about their personal finances at home. More than 60% of them have less than $500 in savings, and live month-to-month without much financial cushion in the event [...]

17 05, 2018

Affordable Care Act Requirements Still Enforced, IRS ESRP Letters Continue

2018-05-17T09:58:13+00:00 May 17th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law by President Trump in December of 2017 eliminated the penalty associated with the “individual mandate” beginning in January of 2019. At about the same time, the IRS ramped up ACA enforcement of the “employer mandate”. The result was a mixed message in the ear of employers. [...]

8 05, 2018

Financial Wellness Benefits Can Attract Great Employees

2018-05-08T13:00:20+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Financial Wellness, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

It’s a challenge for any company to attract top talent. According to The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), nearly seventy percent of HR professionals across industries report challenging recruiting conditions in the current talent market. Some of this is due to the current low unemployment rate that shows fewer qualified employees looking for work. [...]

3 05, 2018

Identify Payroll Weaknesses and Turn Them into Strengths

2018-05-03T08:56:25+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Microsoft Dynamics GP, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

Your employees are an essential part of your business, which makes payroll a priority. Companies with strong technology are able to process payroll efficiently and accurately. Unfortunately, not all systems offer simple, effective support right out-of-the-box. Many businesses have unique processes and operations that require additional structure and support. What do you need to turn [...]

27 04, 2018

Retirement Plan Contributions and Company Matching Made Easy

2018-04-27T09:02:51+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Microsoft Dynamics GP, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

Retirement plans are a sought after benefit for many employees, especially when corporate matching is involved. Businesses that offer retirement options may gain valuable, skilled employees; however, they also gain a challenging workload. Managing employee contributions, matching and compliance with strict plan rules is time-consuming and risky when calculations are managed using manual means. Here [...]