Archive for Tag: Taxes


Understanding Payment of Bonuses and Commissions

This article was written by Shandy Bonzo, Client Implementation Specialist and member of the Helpside Payroll Team. Bonuses and commissions are two types of common pay that employees may receive in addition to regular employee wages. Understanding how these types of pay are viewed for the purposes of  taxes and overtime is important for employee […]

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How a PEO Can Reduce Risk for Small Businesses

There are many inherent risk factors that come with every...
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IRS Issues Warning to Employers about Improper Employee Retention Tax Credit Claims

This blog was written by Mike Bartholomew, Controller at Helpside....
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Everything Employers Need to Know About FICA Taxes

This article was written by Mary Pons, Payroll Specialist at...
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What are Statutory Employees and Statutory Non-Employees?

This blog was written by Shelly Lampkin, Payroll Specialist at...
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New WA Cares Long-Term Care Tax and Benefit for Employees in Washington

Recently, the State of Washington established a long-term care insurance...
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What’s New with the 2020 W-4 Form?

On December 5, 2019, the IRS released the 2020 version of the W-4 form. This new form looks significantly different than the W-4 forms of the past, due to the federal tax law changes that took place in 2018, which may lead to some questions from employees. Existing clients of Helpside will notice that the […]

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IRS Encourages Employees to do a Paycheck Checkup for Withholding Taxes

If your employees experienced an unexpected tax bill for 2018,...
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ACA Struck Down by Federal Court, but Will Remain in Place Pending Appeal

On Dec. 14, 2018, a federal judge ruled in Texas...
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What is an HSA?

An HSA (Health Savings Account) is a tax-advantaged account that...
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