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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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Need Help Calculating FICA Taxes?

FICA

Aug 22nd, 2017 by TRAXPayroll

One of the many taxes that business owners are responsible for paying is FICA. But what is it? How is it used? Anyone who is not a sole proprietor, and who employs at least one employee must pay this tax. Below are some things you should know including how it should be calculated.

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Understanding Mandatory & Voluntary Payroll Deductions

payroll deductions

Aug 17th, 2017 by TRAXPayroll

Payroll deductions are costs which are applied to the checks of employees every pay period. This means that the employee’s gross pay will always differ from the net pay, due to these deductions. Some deductions are mandatory while others are voluntary. While some deductions are levied by the state, others are federal. Below is a list of them.

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Quick Guide On Payroll Taxes In California

payroll taxes in California

Aug 15th, 2017 by TRAXPayroll

Payroll taxes in California are distinct from other parts of the country. It is one of many costs which extend beyond employee wages, and employers must know how to compute them, as well as what to contribute, withhold and the proper filing procedures. Below are the most important things you should know.

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Staying Compliant With Local Employment Regulations

local employment regulations

Aug 10th, 2017 by TRAXPayroll

The U.S. is comprised of 50 states which each have its own rules and local employment regulations, some of which can differ widely from one area to another. Therefore, companies new to a jurisdiction or which plan to expand into another state must ensure they are compliant with the local employment laws. Below are some tips for doing this.

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Most Popular Employee Benefits In 2017

employee benefits

Aug 8th, 2017 by TRAXPayroll

Employee benefits are constantly improving, so it is important for employers to keep abreast of the changes that are occurring in their respective industries. This will ensure that they will continue to attract and retain the top talent. Here is a list of the top benefits for 2017.

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