Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Employee Classification

Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Employee Classification

Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Employee Classification Most business owners find it difficult to distinguish between the exempt and non-exempt employees, and it also causes a great deal of confusion between employers and employees. Whether you are entitled to the...

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Employee Versus Contractor

Employee Versus Contractor With all the clear pros to hiring an employee instead of a contractor, it should be apparent when faced with such a decision - except that there are also clear and distinct pros to hiring a contractor instead of an employee. This...

A Few Reminders in How to Conduct an Effective Interview

A Few Reminders in How to Conduct an Effective Interview As a small business owner, hiring is a practice you may not need to do on a regular basis. In fact, unless you are expanding your business it may be best that you do as little hiring as possible as...

What Records to Keep in a Personnel File?

It can be difficult to know what employee records a small business should keep in a personnel file. Should it only hold onto the bare minimum and risk not having enough documentation to protect itself should it need to in the future, or should it keep...

Are You Using QuickBooks Online’s Mobile App?

Even if you don’t travel for work (but especially if you do), you should explore what QuickBooks Online’s mobile app has to offer. You already know how convenient it is to be able to access your company’s financial data from any desktop or laptop computer...

Government Policies

Most small business owners are well informed about what government policies apply to them, specifically what FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) policies they need to be in accordance with according to their business. However, an increasing number of small...

How Do You File an Amended Tax Return?

It's easy to make mistakes when you’re doing your own tax preparation. The IRS has a special procedure for fixing them. That sense of accomplishment you feel after you’ve filed your income taxes can turn quickly to dread if you realize later that you made...

Paper Timesheets versus Time Tracking Apps

Many businesses continue to rely on the conventional paper timesheets for their employees to track their attendance. Paper timesheets require a lot of dedication in the creation process and it can also increase your monthly cost. So why not go for a...

What Is a Vendor Credit, and How Do You Record One?

Whether you’re getting a vendor credit for a refund or a return, you can record it in QuickBooks Online. When you’re dealing with your company’s vendors, you’re probably accustomed to money flowing in one direction: theirs. Maybe you send them to purchase...

Taking Your Company Paperless

Going paperless has been the way of the future in business over the past decade. People might have scoffed at the idea a few generations ago, but millennials and those who conduct business with them demand innovative solutions not only for the environment...

Preparing for 2017 Taxes: 5 Things You Can Do Now

Your income tax obligation needs to be on your mind year-round. Here are some ways you can get a jump on your 2017 taxes. Summer’s over. The kids are back in school. And soon, there’ll be only three months left in 2017. If you haven’t started thinking...

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