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Payroll Accounting

See also: Commission Accounting PEO Arrangement Compared to Outsourcing Payroll Direct Labor Pension Plans Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) Outsourced Accounting Services Payroll Accounting Payroll Accounting is the function of calculating and distributing wages, salaries, and withholdings to employees and certain agencies. It is generally done through different documents such as time sheets, paychecks, and

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PEO or Outsource Payroll

See Also: Advantages of a PEO What is a PEO? How to Select a PEO Professional Employer Organizations FAQ’s Service Department Costs PEO or Outsource Payroll Do you have a PEO or outsource payroll? Under the PEO Arrangement, there is a co-employment relationship in which both the PEO and the Business Owner have an employment

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A Tale of Two Bank Accounts

Do you ever have those thoughts that haunt you in the middle of the night? Well, for me, it was 2 AM one night and I thought to myself, “Why on earth do I have two bank accounts?!” As time passes and technology progresses, the need for multiple bank accounts seems irrelevant. Think about it

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The Red Flags of Fraud

Businesses lose millions (if not billions) of dollars due to fraud. But how do so many cases of fraud go unnoticed until the damage is done?  Often, it’s because businesses don’t recognize the red flags of fraud soon enough. Working with many entrepreneurs and their companies for the past 25+ years, I have unfortunately have

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Social Security Rate

Social Security Rate Definition The social security rate definition is a tax taken out of employees and employers salaries and wages. This tax goes towards the social security program in the United States. The founders built this program to provide benefits to eligible retired persons. Social Security Tax Rate Meaning The current social security tax

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Develop a Controller

See Also: Hire a CFO Controller How to Compensate Sales Person How to Form an Advisory Board Train People For Success How to write an Action Plan Skills to Develop a Controller 1. Accounting Skills Keep up to date on the latest accounting rules and know which rules apply to your company. Are you publicly

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Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

See Also: Electronic Data Interchange Technology Assessment Criteria How to evaluate IT systems How Redundant is Your Data Communications Link? Research and Development Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Definition Electronic funds transfer (EFT) refers to an electronic financial transaction. According to the U.S. Electronic Fund Transfer Act, an EFT is a non-paper financial transaction initiated via

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IRS Cracks Down on Employee Misclassification

I recently came across an interesting Wall Street Journal article discussing how the IRS has begun cracking down on employee misclassification. This is where employers misclassify workers as independent contractors to avoid payroll taxes and other employment-related expenses.  Many small businesses use contract workers in order to stay lean and, with the new healthcare changes on

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