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Payroll Processing


Feb

19

2018
Top 10 Payroll Compliance Mistakes

Top 10 Payroll Compliance Mistakes

While ignorance is bliss, it won’t help you get out of an employment tax or labor law penalty.  We know business owners are juggling a lot of balls and under a great variety of pressures.  We compiled this top 10 list to help small business owners understand the most frequent payroll compliance issues they will inadvertently stumble upon. All payments you issue to your employees should go...

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Feb

16

2018
Overtime during weeks with Holiday

Overtime during weeks with Holiday

Did you know? Only hours actually worked count toward overtime when determining if employees are owed time and a half for hours over 40 in a workweek. For instance, if Monday (Labor Day) was a paid holiday observed by the company – meaning no one worked and everyone got paid – a non-exempt employee could still work a full 40 hours in that workweek without being...

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Jan

20

2017
New I-9 Form Required Starting Jan 22

New I-9 Form Required Starting Jan 22

By: Ned Frazier | Frazier International Finally, after many months of delay, the revised Form I-9 was published by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Thursday January 19th. The new Form I-9, released November 14, must be used starting Sunday, January 22. Since its release, employers have been able to use either the new form (with a revision date of 11/14/2016) or the old...

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Apr

07

2016
An Alarm clock is on the foreground and golden coins are on the background. Financial line graphs are drawn on the concrete wall. Wooden floor. The concept of time is money. 3D rendering.

CA & NY Increase Minimum Wage, CO Next?

On Monday April 4th governors in New York and California signed legislation that will increase their states’ minimum wage to $15.00 per hour. The bills seek incremental change by electing the minimum wage increase to reach $15.00 per hour in 2018 for New York, and 2022 for California. California Governor Jerry Brown signed the legislation into effect only hours before New York. Minimum wage will...

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Feb

11

2016
Small Tax Preparation Time

Small Tax Preparation Time

With tax season well under way, many businesses are preparing to file their tax returns with the IRS. Before the returns are finalized there a numerous steps that a small business should take to ensure accuracy and efficiency during the filing process. Here is ASAP’s take on the steps that should be taken: Decide if you need professional assistance or not. Many small business owners...

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Jan

27

2016
1099 Basics

1099 Basics

With the final days of January upon us; it is getting down to the last minute for issuing 1099 Forms. Let’s review the basics and look at the background behind the form. What? The 1099 form is an information return the IRS requires payers provide to any individual or unincorporated business whom they have issued $600 or more in rents or compensation; also required for...

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Jan

06

2016
Close up of miscellaneous income form on table with calculator and glasses

Year End Essentials

Just like that Year End is upon us again, and if we are not careful we will all drown from our work loads. However, with ASAP Accounting and Payroll by your side you can relax, for we offer the metaphorical lifeboat to save you from drowning in your workloads! First things first, make sure the W4 form you issue new employees are up-to-date. The 2016...

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Apr

22

2015
Today is Earth Day.

Today is Earth Day.

April 22 is Earth Day, but at ASAP, we use every day as an opportunity to conserve our environmental resources. For us, we do that primarily with the use of technology and paperless solutions to lighten our footprint. Here are a few tidbits on some of the ways we do this on a day-to-day basis. We are technology gurus but we didn’t start out that...

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Feb

01

2015
ASAP’s Help Center, ‘Incredibly useful’!

ASAP’s Help Center, ‘Incredibly useful’!

Have you noticed the new Help Center menu on our website? ASAP’s put our customer support online, providing you with 24/7 access to our knowledge base. Filled with FAQs, resource articles, support information, and more – you’re go-to place for quick answers. Use the search bar tool to quickly find relevant information based on what you are in need of. Can’t find what you’re looking...

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Jan

16

2015
Stay on Top of your UI Rate

Stay on Top of your UI Rate

20% of CO Employers May Not have the Proper Colorado Unemployment Rate in Use This month the CDLE informed us that roughly 20% of employer’s UI rate notices mailed in November were returned to them due to invalid mailing addresses.  Did you receive your rate notice?  Is your 2015 UI rate for payroll up to date?  If you are with ASAP, you can be assured...

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