Payroll

When you’re the boss, you must calculate and manage taxes, wages and benefits for employees.

Salary or draw: how to pay yourself as a business owner

As a business owner, you can choose to pay yourself a salary, take owner draws from your business- or both. Learn why this decision has a big impact on your personal tax liability and your ability to manage the business moving forward. Use these tips to pay yourself a salary or a draw.

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What is payroll accounting? A guide for small business owners

The purpose of payroll accounting is to keep track of employee compensation and related payroll costs. Recording these costs can give small business owners an accurate picture of their expenses.

Payroll tax vs income tax: What's the difference?

An employer guide to understanding the difference between payroll taxes and income taxes and how to manage them in payroll

Is it Time to Reevaluate How You Manage Payroll?

Learn about the key factors to consider when evaluating your payroll processing system. Make changes to grow your business and successfully manage payroll.

State payroll taxes guide for 2020

It’s important to understand the types of payroll taxes and how to calculate them so you can process payroll correctly and avoid tax penalties.

Where Do Payroll Taxes Go? CPA Michael Borenstein Breaks ’Em Down

Typical payroll check stubs include five key withholding categories, from income tax to disability insurance. Where do all these deductions end up? Wh...

Salary or draw: how to pay yourself as a business owner

As a business owner, you can choose to pay yourself a salary, take owner draws from your business- or both. Learn why this decision has a big impact on your personal tax liability and your ability to manage the business moving forward. Use these tips to pay yourself a salary or a draw.

Is Your Independent Contractor Really an Employee?

What’s the difference between a 1099 and a W-2?

1099s and W-2s are the tax forms used to report wages and taxes withheld for different workers. It's important to know the difference for a few reasons.

Pay your employees right: A guide to payroll services

There are several options when considering how to pay your employees. Which is best for your small business, and which will keep your employees happy?

How to choose a payroll provider in 2020

Tyler McBroom, accounting expert, shares the most important questions and things to consider when choosing a payroll service in 2020. Watch the video

How to manage payroll as a small business

Processing payroll manually can result in overlooking important details. Payroll software simplifies the process and reduces potential human error.

How to Set Up a Payroll System (Even if You Only Have One Employee)

If you have employees, you're responsible for issuing paychecks regularly and for deducting and paying taxes. Learn how to setup a payroll system.

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