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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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7 things you need to know about the all-american payday

Has tax reform and a strong economy boosted American workers' expectations for pay raises? Find out in this in-depth survey by QuickBooks Payroll.

DIY accounting: how to calculate payroll

Manage payroll accurately and efficiently. Learn how to calculate gross wages, taxes, and benefits.

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.

Why wages matter to your workers and to the long-term health of your business

As a small business owner, you want to show your employees you value their services by providing a healthy paycheck. But given the expense and unpredi...

Avoidable, easy to fix payroll mistakes

Get expert tips to stay clear of simple payroll errors and find ways to solve them when they happen.

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Managing payroll in professional services, retail & construction

Managing payroll is vital to the ongoing success of your business, but payroll laws can be confusing, particularly if you are in the professional services, retail or construction industry. This guide will help you navigate through payroll while staying compliant.

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Payroll processing blunders: How growing businesses can avoid headaches, penalties and accidental resource drains

Payroll processing is complicated for small businesses, especially when payroll is being managed manually. Here are some lessons about payroll management one entrepreneur learned the hard way.

What does the IRS look for in an audit?

Small business owners know all too well the frustrations and anxiety a tax audit can cause. There is no guaranteed way to avoid an audit, but QuickBooks sat down with some tax experts to discuss best practices to avoid and be prepared for an audit.

10 frequently asked questions about payroll processing

Here are answers to 10 commonly asked questions about payroll processing and payroll tax.

What is payroll? A complete guide for small business owners

What is payroll? It's one of the most important aspects of running your business. Here's what you need to know to manage payroll for your employees.

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