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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act & You: Payroll in 2018

February 7, 2018 | posted by Abacus Payroll
Each year brings new changes in how employers and employees alike must handle the following tax season, and 2018 is no different. Thanks to the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, you can expect changes to the way that you handle tax documents, exemptions, tax rates, fringe benefits, and more in the coming tax […]
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Gone Phishing: How HR & Payroll Pros Can Be Proactive Against Scams

January 31, 2018 | posted by Abacus Payroll
In wake of the recent W-2 phishing scams, you may be wondering how you can protect your business from phishing attacks. In short: you can’t. You can, however, educate your employees to ensure that phishing emails and other forms of communication go unanswered. Here are a few things to look for when trying to spot […]
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Retain Employees: Steps to Take to Reduce Chances of Payroll Errors

December 21, 2017 | posted by Abacus Payroll
If you aren’t diligent about your payroll process, you might want to start double-checking. According to a recent study, nearly half of all employees will begin searching for a new job after only two payroll malfunctions. While mistakes certainly can happen regardless of caution and preparation, here are a few ways that you can cut […]
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2018 New Jersey Payroll Tax Rates

December 18, 2017 | posted by Abacus Payroll
Abacus Payroll and Alloy Silverstein present a a summary of all the payroll tax changes that New Jersey employers or business owners need to know for the 2018 calendar year. We keep this page updated, but if you’d like to be alerted to more changes to New Jersey Payroll Tax rates in future, you can […]
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2018 Pennsylvania Payroll Tax Rates

December 18, 2017 | posted by Abacus Payroll
Abacus Payroll and Alloy Silverstein present  an updated summary of all changes to Pennsylvania payroll tax rates in 2018. We keep this page updated, but if you’d like to be alerted to more changes to Pennsylvania Payroll Tax rates in future, you can subscribe to our Payroll Tax Alert Service. If you’d like help with payroll, […]
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2018 Federal Payroll Tax Rates

December 18, 2017 | posted by Abacus Payroll
Following is a summary of the federal 2018 payroll tax changes including Social Security, Medicare, Unemployment Tax, Minimum Wage, 401(k) limits and more.   Print Full 2018 Payroll Tax Alert [PDF]   Social Security / Medicare The wage base increases to $128,400 for Social Security and remains UNLIMITED for Medicare. For Social Security, the tax rate […]
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Addressing Mental Health Days and Paid Time Off

December 18, 2017 | posted by Abacus Payroll
As Americans, we aren’t exactly renowned for our reasonable work weeks, maternity leave, or paid time off. Counterintuitively, this can lead to severely decreased productivity as well as stress symptoms and outright breakdowns. Instead of dismissing time off for mental recuperation as a scheme to get out of work, consider instead the following tips for […]
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Must-Do End-of-Year HR Tasks for Small Business Owners

December 13, 2017 | posted by Abacus Payroll
The end of the year is upon us and with it comes a slew of preparations to make the next one a little more doable. Small business owners in particular have a seemingly insurmountable amount of HR tasks to complete; we know you’re busy, so here’s an end-of-the-year checklist to ensure you meet all of […]
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Identifying and Preventing Workplace Harassment and Discrimination

December 5, 2017 | posted by Abacus Payroll
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Harassment and discrimination have no place in daily life, so the same logic should apply in the workplace. Whether you’re the owner of a business or you’re simply an employee, you need to be aware of your rights, other employees’ rights, what harassment looks like, and how to address it. Know Your Legislature Before you […]
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Small Business HR Mistakes to Avoid

September 26, 2017 | posted by Abacus Payroll
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HR management is a tough job on the easiest days, and it only gets harder as you spend more time with a business. This is no truer for any company than it is for a small business. While there is no way to prepare completely for employee mishaps, here are a few major mistakes to […]
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