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Navigating FLSA Compliance for Small Business Success 

What is the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act

Unlock FLSA compliance with our comprehensive guide for small business owners and HR leaders. Navigate the complexities of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act effortlessly and stay informed with clear, actionable insights. Confidence in compliance is crucial for small businesses – empower yourself with knowledge.

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Whirks vs. Toast: Which Payroll Company is Best for Your Restaurant?

Running a restaurant is no easy task. You must manage everything from menu planning to customer service, all while ensuring your employees are paid accurately and on time. To make this process smoother, many restaurant owners turn to outsourced payroll companies for assistance. In this article, we will compare two popular payroll options for restaurateurs:…

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The Work Opportunity Credit and a Thriving Workforce (WOTC)


I know an amazing business owner who is always talking about the Triple Bottom Line. You’ve likely heard of the bottom line – everyone knows knows that in order to run a business, you’ve got to be able to make money. So naturally, many owners are really tuned into their bottom line.   What is the…

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The Small Business Guide to COBRA Compliance

Navigating the complexities of COBRA compliance can be a daunting task for small businesses. As an employer, you may find yourself overwhelmed by the intricacies of COBRA regulations, leading to unintentional non-compliance. In this blog article, we will address some of the most common questions and concerns frequently raised by small business employers regarding COBRA…

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The 5 Best Payroll Software for Businesses

When searching for a payroll software to handle your business’s financial and human resources needs, choosing a provider that offers top-tier services and a strong reputation is essential. In this regard, five standout companies emerge: ADP, Paychex, Gusto, Paylocity, and Paycom. These industry-leading payroll companies have earned their positions by consistently delivering exceptional solutions tailored…

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ADP TotalSource vs. Whirks

HR management services are vital for most businesses of any size or organization, but deciding between them isn’t always as straightforward as you’d like. We thought we’d compare and contrast two of these services so that you could get a better idea which fit is best for you. Here’s how ADP TotalSource and Whirks line…

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Can I change payroll companies in the middle of the year?

Not everyone will decide to switch payroll companies during the middle of the year, but if you are one of those business owners who bought a little more than you needed or are frustrated with your current partner, it may be something you’re considering. Although you might not have planned to make this change during…

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The 6 best PEOs (and one AEO) for small businesses

As a small business grows, it might need help with HR and backoffice tasks. Instead of hiring a full-time or part-time role for those jobs, oftentimes, we see these businesses turn to PEOs for that work. We know that it can be hard to sift through the internet to find the right fit so in…

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Do I need a Premium-Only-Plan Document? (POP Doc) 

A Premium-Only Plan Document (POP) is a type of Section 125 cafeteria plan that allows employees to pay their share of certain insurance premiums with pre-tax dollars. In other words, a POP plan allows employees to reduce their taxable income by paying for their share of health, dental, vision, or other eligible insurance premiums with…

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