Small business payroll fees for 2019

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Accounting, Employee Benefits, payroll, Small Business

I’m sending this email message to my smallest business payroll clients: In planning for 2019 services, I’ve noticed that payroll processing fees have risen sharply for me. This seems to be an industry trend apparently related to spreading out the cost of state and local tax compliance issues for some companies but doesn’t otherwise affect […]

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Set up reliable affordable payroll service the easy way. Download and sign a payroll service agreement. Call to discuss any questions. Upload the agreement along with year-to-date prior payroll records to this secure portal. Setup typically takes one business day.

How to upgrade your small business payroll in 3 easy steps

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How to upgrade your small business payroll in 3 easy steps: Download and sign service agreement from tonynovak.com/payroll. If you have prior payroll this year, get a copy of the Year-To-Date reports. Upload these to the secure portal here. THAT’S IT! We’ll take it from there. At lease one phone call will be necessary to […]

Full service payroll now at $26.50 per week!?

Posted 1 CommentPosted in Accounting, Small Business, Taxes

Update: After this blog post was published the fees that payroll processors charge small businesses rose several times so that the fee is now actually about $26.50 per week for 2019. The pricing information below is now obsolete. The key to value is in the service performance agreement.  I frequently promote the benefits of full service cloud-based […]

What to expect when outsourcing small business payroll

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I often mention to small business owners that one of the easy and surefire ways a small business can get improved level of service, save time and save money is to set up an outsourced payroll service. These are remote services; there is no need to be close to your business. Small businesses can easily […]

Make small business payroll service pay for itself

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Accounting, payroll, Small Business, Tax Planning

Recently I published a series of short blog posts on the topic of payroll processing for small businesses. In summary, I’ve suggested that today’s automated payroll services are a fantastic value but that coördination and oversight by a small business compensation professional helps avoid problems and penalties that stem from miscommunication. I’ve suggested that the […]

Adjusting payroll taxes for 2018

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Accounting, IRS, payroll, Small Business, Taxes

Once all the political commotion over tax reform settles, what most people care about is “Is my paycheck going up or down?” The problem is complicated by politicians promising a big tax cut on the television news and through social media channels while accountants warn that some people will likely pay more. The end result […]

Small Business Payroll Services

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I see plenty of room for improvement is small business payroll processing. About 2 in 5 of all small businesses eventually wind up with problems and penalties due to payroll tax errors. The issue can usually be avoided by ensuring that service is provided by a reputable payroll service that is supervised by a responsible […]

Save money on small business payroll processing by removing bundled fees

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A no-load approach to small business payroll In the “old days”, small business payroll services were priced based on a formula that was a bit complex. Factors like frequency of payroll, number of employees, type of pay, benefits, and local taxes all factored into the cost. Year-end ad ancillary services were typically priced separately. To me, […]