Category Archives: Payroll Tips

Working with Employee Records in QuickBooks Online

Payroll requires countless details about each employee. QuickBooks Online will walk you through the process of entering them. If you’ve only been on the receiving end of a paycheck, you may not know just how much prep work went into … Continue reading

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Setting Up Employees in Xero

Preparing Xero to process your payroll requires time and attention to detail. Employees mean success. The fact that you’ve been able to hire a staff at your small business indicates that your products and/or services are in demand, and you … Continue reading

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It’s Bonus Time!

Year-end is a great time to think about rewarding your staff for a job well done in 2014.  Here are a couple of quick tips to help you make the most of bonuses while protecting your business and cash flow. … Continue reading

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A Tour through QuickBooks’ Payroll Setup Tool

Getting QuickBooks ready to process payroll is a complex, time-consuming process. Here’s what you can expect. Payday. You look forward to it when you’re young and working at your first part-time job. But as a grown-up who needs to start … Continue reading

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Employee or Independent Contractor? The Differences, and the Tax Forms

  Some major companies have gotten in trouble with the IRS for confusing the two. Full-time — and even some part-time — employees in the 1980s enjoyed a benefits bonanza. Health insurance, life insurance, pensions — new hires came to … Continue reading

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Seven Year-End Adjustments to Make to Your Books

Year-end is coming up for many businesses, and it’d be nice to know what your final revenue and profit numbers will be for the year. Before we can calculate these key numbers, there are year-end adjustments that may need to … Continue reading

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QuickBooks Payroll Runs: Easy, Fast, Accurate

  If you’ve already set up your QuickBooks employee and company payroll files, the hard part’s over.   It’s not just a catchy ad slogan: It’s true. Unless you have dozens of employees or numerous exceptions each payday, you can … Continue reading

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