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Why California Employers Are Choosing PEO Over Payroll

Why California Employers Are Choosing PEO Over Payroll

When an employer is looking to ease their burden and outsource a portion of their operations, the first thing they typically look for is a payroll company to take over all of the functions related to paying employees. However, a payroll company is just that; they...

California Employers Opt Out of Employee Tax Deferral Program

California Employers Opt Out of Employee Tax Deferral Program

In early August, President Trump signed an executive order directing the Secretary of Treasury to defer the withholding, deposit and payment of the employee portion of Social Security taxes on wages paid from September 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020. The intention...

What Employers Need to Know About Power Outages

What Employers Need to Know About Power Outages

On Sunday, Governor Newsom issued a State of Emergency and Executive Order as California battles over 30 major wildfires and energy providers struggle to meet the demand during what the state is declaring an “Extreme Heat Event.” As many as 400,000 homes and...

How Human Resources Spends Their Time

How Human Resources Spends Their Time

When running a small business, the decision to hire – or not hire – an in-house Human Resource team is a big one. Businesses with only a few employees may be able to get away with doing their own HR administration, but as the company grows, so do the compliance risks....

How a PEO Can Help Small Businesses Through a Pandemic

How a PEO Can Help Small Businesses Through a Pandemic

When a crisis hits, Human Resource professionals often find themselves as “first responders” working on the front lines of employment issues. For smaller employers, hiring an HR team to offer that type of front line support isn’t always an affordable option. When the...

Minimum Wages Increase Again on July 1st, 2020

Minimum Wages Increase Again on July 1st, 2020

Mid-year Minimum Wage Increases to impact some CA Cities and Municipalities. Many California employees saw a rise in pay on January 1st, 2020, when the state increased the minimum wage to $13 per hour for large employers (26 employees or more) and $12 per hour for...

How Employers Can Prepare for and Respond to Civil Unrest

How Employers Can Prepare for and Respond to Civil Unrest

When civil unrest leads to damage and destruction, employers within the community face many challenges. Businesses in areas where protesters may gather are often forced to close their doors early or cease operations for a longer period of time. Businesses that carry a...

SBA Releases PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

SBA Releases PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

On Friday May 15th, in consultation with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released an application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness. The application includes detailed instructions on how to complete the...