Everything Employers Need to Know About FICA Taxes

This article was written by Mary Pons, Payroll Specialist at Helpside.  FICA stands for Federal Insurance Contribution Act and is a US Federal payroll tax that helps fund Social Security and Medicare benefits. FICA is a shared tax, meaning that employees and employers both pay a portion of the taxes. Every employer must calculate and […]

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Employee Communication Pitfalls to Avoid

Poor communication can cause all sorts of problems in your...
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Small Business Compliance Basics

There are a lot of compliance laws you need to...
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Where Can I Buy Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

Workers’ compensation provides benefits to employees who are injured at...
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Why Employee Safety Training is Important

Employee safety should always be high on your list of...
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A Handy Guide to Employee Handbooks for Small Business

Keeping an updated employee handbook can help your company resolve...
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How Your Small Business Can Benefit from Payroll Outsourcing

Making sure your employees get paid correctly is critical to running a successful business. Pay errors can lead to substantial legal issues including lawsuits, making correct pay vital. Beyond that, employees will feel more appreciated and be more likely to stay at your company if you pay them correctly and consistently. One way to ensure […]

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Poor Hiring Practices to Avoid

Hiring a new employee is an important decision always impacts...
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How to Choose the Best Payroll Company for Your Business

When you run a small business, you have several options...
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What Should I Do If I Suspect an Employee is Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs?

This article was written by Rochele Bertasso, Senior HR Business...
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