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Our Mobile App Provides On-the-Go Access to Your Most Vital HCM Tools

With the ever-increasing number of people using smartphones and tablets, it’s more important than ever for businesses to prioritize mobile-friendly technologies. That's why at Payroll Data we offer HCMToGo, a free-to-download mobile app. HCMToGo empowers Orbit Solutions users to accomplish key..

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How to Ensure Your 2020 SUTA Payments Are Accurate

Staying on top of employment taxes is a critical part of processing payroll. Withholding the right amount of taxes from employee wages is a must, of course, but that’s not your only tax-related responsibility. Contributing employer-funded taxes like SUTA, or State Unemployment Tax Act, is..

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2020 Minimum Wage Updates: What You Need to Know

On the first of the year, a minimum wage increase went into effect in 21 states. And later in the year, four more states and Washington, D.C. will raise their minimum wage requirements. Given the onslaught of changes, it’s no wonder many business owners are double and triple checking that..

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How Long Do You Need to Keep Employee Records?

With the new year in full swing, now’s an ideal time to get organized. If you’re an employer or HR manager, that can mean digging through a lot of employee paperwork and digital files. As you’re doing that, you may wonder “how long am I required to keep these?” Of course, complying with..

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6 Tips for a Healthier Workplace in 2020

Each new year presents the perfect opportunity to start anew. For many of us, that comes with resolutions to live a healthier lifestyle. And since you spend the majority of your waking hours in the workplace, what better place to start? At the same time, work gets busy, and without proper..

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Your Month-by-Month 2020 HR Calendar

With the end of the year upon us, it’s time to start preparing for 2020. As an HR professional or business owner, this means keeping important dates on your radar — from compliance deadlines to employee appreciation events and beyond. To help you start the year off on the right foot, here are..

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9 Payroll Changes Happening in 2020

With each new year comes legislative changes that may affect your business, and payroll is no exception. Chances are, if you have employees, your payroll requirements will be different in 2020. Here are 9 things you can do to prepare for the changes ahead:

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Top 5 HR & Payroll Blogs of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, let’s reflect on the hottest topics of the year. From W-4 changes to new overtime thresholds and phishing scams, there’s been a lot to talk about in 2019. Some of this news has come and gone, but there are still plenty of topics generating buzz — and here are a few of..

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Tips to Steer Clear of Employee Phishing Scams

More than likely, you or your employees have been targeted by a phishing scam at some point. While some of these scams can be easy to spot, phishing criminals are increasingly more sophisticated and customized in their attacks, which makes them harder to recognize. But, since this is a time of..

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The Final 2020 W-4 is Here

Editor's note: Updated on 12.30.19 with the most up-to-date information.

Since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed in December 2017, there’s been a whirlwind of W-4 changes aimed at both accommodating the new tax code and helping taxpayers improve the accuracy of their withholding. The 2020..

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