Posts by TJ Noa
What is a workers comp audit, and how do I prepare for it?
There is always a paper trail. I recently applied for a car loan, and part of the bank’s automated security questions to verify my identity was to ask about my past. They brought up addresses I had been associated with, properties my family members had owned, and even a camp I went to. It was…Read More
The 3 biggest payroll mistakes restaurants make
Payroll might not be the first thing you think about every day when you open your restaurant, but when mistakes happen it can be terrible for business. For a restaurant owner, getting audited by the Department of Labor is like something out of a horror story. Audits can bring down establishments that have been profitable…Read More
How to give holiday bonuses
There is so much to love about the holiday season! Spending time with your family, finding that perfect gift for someone special, eating so much you feel 20lbs heavier, etc. There are also a lot of reasons people struggle with the holiday season—endless hours of shopping, gaining winter weight, and having to muscle through the…Read More
How do I know my payroll taxes were actually paid?
“Did you lock the door?” I ask my wife as we pass by each other in the hall. Me, on my way to grab a glass of water before heading to bed, her en route to brush her teeth. “Mmhm” she says as she finishes a contagious yawn. I trust my wife more than any…Read More
Everything You Need to Know about Giving Bonuses
Whether it’s a company tradition or not, an end-of-year bonus is something on everyone’s mind. If you’re an employer planning to give out a bonus, chances are you will wonder how much you can afford to give your employees. Once you get to that number, it makes sense to ask, “How can I make sure…Read More