Payroll Data Services Blog

Getting Through the Coming Months by Going Beyond the Expected

If you’re like many of us, you’ve had to face an onslaught of critical decisions these past few months. And since we’re all in this together, Payroll Data Solutions remains ready to support your efforts with important information related to the pandemic, its aftermath, racial equality, employee..

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What Records Must Employers Keep to Get Their FFCRA Paid Leave Tax Credits?

As employers across the country provide paid leave to employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), many of them have the same question: How am I going to pay for this? 

According to FFCRA regulations and guidance from the IRS, qualifying employers offering paid leave are..

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Preparing for the Next Normal: Strategies for a Post-Lockdown Workplace

Dealing with uncertainties and unknowns has become standard operating procedure for businesses during this new normal. 

But the changes will undoubtedly keep coming. What opportunities and challenges wait on the other side of the current situation? Will it be a whole new way of doing business?..

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Tips to Steer Clear of Phishing Scams

It’s like clockwork. Crisis hits — and the scammers go wild. Using email, text, robocalls, and other phishing tactics, criminals hit the (digital) pavement, manipulating employers and employees to hand over passwords, social security numbers, and other information that’ll grant them access to..

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How to Work More Efficiently — From Anywhere

Whether you’re hunkered down due to a mandatory work-from-home policy, or you’re still going into the office, one thing’s for sure — work doesn’t look like it used to for most of us. And as we adjust to new ways of working in the midst of COVID-19, the question remains the same: How do you make..

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A Comprehensive List of Work-From-Anywhere Tools

Welcome to the world of working from here, there and pretty much everywhere. There’s no question these unprecedented times have fast-tracked a trend that has been gathering momentum for years. More importantly, it might also signal a fundamental shift in how work gets done on the other side of..

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Playbook for Protecting Your Business and Employees During COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the country, employers are going to great lengths to minimize the disruption to their businesses. At the same time, they’re scrambling to protect their biggest asset — their employees. It’s a tricky balancing act, but with the following information, you..

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Daylight Saving Time: Prepare to 'Spring Forward'

Spring is upon us. And, as the saying goes, it's almost time to "spring forward" and turn our clocks ahead one hour. Starting at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 8, daylight saving time will take effect.For many of us, this means an extra cup of coffee. However, there's more to it —employers must also..

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There's No Offseason: The Next Open Enrollment Period Starts Today

Everyone knows what TGIF stands for, but for those administering benefits, a more fitting acronym might be TGOEE (as in “Thank Goodness Open Enrollment Ended”). 

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Your Complete Checklist for Onboarding New Hires

Effective onboarding is more than just a day of orientation and filling out forms. After putting a lot of time and effort into recruiting and hiring new employees, now’s not the time for missteps. Get new employees up and going faster, retain them longer, and boost HR team efficiency with a..

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