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How To Measure The Effectiveness Of Your Payroll Processes

payroll processes

Sep 26th, 2017 by TRAXPayroll

Many small business owners desire to improve their payroll processes as much as possible. This ensures that employees get paid on time and in the correct amounts. Below are some tips that will help you achieve this.

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Are Employee Benefits Really Essential?

employee benefits

Sep 21st, 2017 by TRAXPayroll

Research shows that almost 80 percent of those employed want employee benefits. But are these benefits essential? The answer is absolutely. In fact, benefits are just as important as a good salary, and are one of the factors that will make an employee decide whether he or she wants to work for you.

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Is It Possible To Be Fired For Asking For A Pay Raise?

pay raise

Sep 19th, 2017 by TRAXPayroll

Requesting a pay raise is always a sensitive topic, both for employers and employees. Employers, especially those who run small businesses, naturally want to pay their employees the bare minimum, while employees want to earn the maximum. The two sides will typically settle on an amount which is acceptable to both.

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Developing A Love Affair With Time

time

Sep 14th, 2017 by TRAXPayroll

Time is without a doubt one of the most valuable resources we have. Many things in life, including money, can be recovered if lost, but once time is gone it is gone forever. Those who want to succeed in life, in any endeavor, must learn to love their time and manage time in the wisest way possible. By doing this you will maximize your success and make life work for you rather than against you.

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Should Your Business Get A Verified Twitter Account?

verified Twitter account

Sep 12th, 2017 by TRAXPayroll

A verified Twitter account is a special account offered through the social media giant Twitter which is reserved for both organizations and public figures. They are designed to assist users in finding qualified accounts and information, and in the past were exclusive. However, a growing number of small businesses are recognizing the benefits of having one. Below are some guidelines that those who wish to setup these accounts should be aware of.

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Do You Have To Pay State Taxes In California?

state taxes in California

Sep 7th, 2017 by TRAXPayroll

California collects a variety of taxes from its residents and as of this writing has an income tax rate of 13.3 percent, which is the highest in the United States. There are a number of reasons why taxes in this stateare so high, and below are some state taxes in California that residents are responsible for.

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Switch From The Traditional Punch Clock To Online Time Cards

online time cards

Sep 5th, 2017 by TRAXPayroll

A time card of some type is a necessity for every business, as you must be able to record when your employees punch in and out. The hours they work must also be accurately recorded so it can be sent to the payroll department. In the past, many businesses used analog time cards, but today a growing number of businesses are switching to online time cards.

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Comparing Payroll Software & Payroll Outsourcing

payroll software

Aug 31st, 2017 by TRAXPayroll

Payroll is one of the most important functions a business is responsible for, and it is critical to make sure it is done correctly. As such, many businesses choose to either outsource the process to a third party firm or use payroll software to streamline the process. Below are some things you should know about both options.

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How To Handle Open Enrollment Like A Pro

open enrollment

Aug 29th, 2017 by TRAXPayroll

Regardless of how many times you’ve done it, open enrollment can be a bit tedious. As a result below are some tips that have been developed by many large businesses to ensure the process is as seamless and hassle free as possible. It includes all the things you should be doing prior to, during and after open enrollment has been completed.

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The Rise Of The Remote Workforce

remote workforce

Aug 24th, 2017 by TRAXPayroll

Advances in computer and networking technology have drastically changed the employment landscape. It has allowed for the growth of a remote workforce which can complete complex projects over vast distances without being in the same building, city or even country. While the majority of employees throughout the world must still be physically present in most industries, the remote workforce is seen by many as being the wave of the future. Below are some benefits you’ll gain by using it.

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