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Payroll

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5 Year End Payroll & HR "Gifts" To Consider

We at Horizon want to thank you for being a part of our business family.  We enjoy our partnership, and look forward to supporting you and your...

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ZayZoon Provides Wages On Demand

Most Americans are finding it difficult to make ends meet. A study conducted in 2017 by the financial services company Bankrate revealed that only...

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How to Choose the Best Pay Frequency for Your Business

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How to Choose the Best Pay Frequency for Your Business

Don't have time to read this article? Watch it instead!

A common question that many business owners ask themselves is, "How frequently should I pay...

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2020 is almost a wrap (phew!), but are you forgetting any payroll and HR tasks?

This year started out like most, but now as it draws to a close so much is different. Even if January 1 can’t get here fast enough for you, those...

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How to Avoid Identity Theft

As our digital footprint expands, concerns of identity theft become more commonplace both at home and at work. In response to this, data protection...

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Do Any of These Scenarios Describe Your Payroll Situation?

It’s tax time, you probably have a payroll cycle ending soon, and don’t forget those redesigned W-4s you’re getting questions about. While you’re at...

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Understanding Travel Time Pay Laws for Non-Exempt Employees

Sending employees out on the road has countless benefits. Quite often, it’s the best way to connect face-to-face with clients and partners or seek...

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The Top Four Fears of Outsourcing to a Payroll Company and How to Overcome Them

Building and maintaining trust with your employees is always a top priority in your business. An easy and error-free payroll process makes employees...

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3 Easy Steps for Transitioning to a New Payroll Provider

Every business has one-of-a-kind payroll needs. A local coffee shop doesn’t require the same payroll schedule, timekeeping system or HR support as a...

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Understanding State Minimum Wage Increases

Updated March 29, 2020.

This blog post reflects the current state and local minimum wages in effect as of January 1, 2021, as well as future enacted...

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Imminent Changes to New Federal Overtime Laws

After the recent management shift at the Department of Labor, experts are encouraging businesses to prepare sooner than later for upcoming changes to...

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Top 3 Payroll Issues That Harm Your Bottom Line

Employees depend on your payroll system to be concise and on time every pay cycle, but avoiding issues is not always easy. Business owners—especially...

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What Is a PEO and Is It Right for You?

 

A Professional Employer Organization, or PEO, specializes in ubiquitous HR tasks like payroll, tax filings, benefits and retirement package...

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2019

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Ready or Not, 2019 is Almost Here!

It might be hard to believe, but 2018 is drawing to a close. Right now your company may be preparing for a slow-down during the holiday season,...

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Does Employee Training Time Affect Payroll?

In 2017, on average, “employees received 47.6 hours of training per year, nearly 4 hours more than last year,” reports the magazine Training. ...
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Taxes, Wages and ACA Compliance:  Don’t Drop the Ball in the New Year

 

2018 is coming fast!  Are you paying attention to the changes and deadlines that are right around the corner? Our tips will help you navigate...

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How to Evaluate Your Labor Audit Liability

Why Worry?

According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM),

"Employers should keep in mind that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)...

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Your 7-Point Plan for Choosing a Payroll Partner

If you dread payroll processing, you’re in good company. In fact, it’s becoming pretty common to outsource all or part of an organization's payroll...

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High Turnover Does Not Have To Mean High Cost

 

The restaurant industry is known for its high employee turnover rates. According to the National Restaurant Association,  "the turnover rate in...

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Attention New Employers: Avoid These Top 3 Payroll Mistakes

 

Owning a business, especially after being someone's employee, can be very rewarding. You're the captain of the ship and can chart your course...

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