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Are Business Owners Covered by Workers’ Compensation, and When Should Owners Get Compensation Coverage?

Workers' Compensation
Are Business Owners Covered by Workers' Compensation, and When Should Owners Get Compensation Coverage? In almost every state, having workers' compensation is mandatory for all for-profit businesses with very few exceptions. There are penalties for those who do not have the mandatory coverage for their employees. If you don't have employees, you're likely wondering if you're required to have cove...
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Give Employees a Break and Watch What Happens

Do Employees Need Breaks
Give Employees a Break and Watch What Happens Work breaks serve an important purpose during the work shift. They are needed by every person, no matter their seniority, to achieve optimal performance and complete the day's tasks. But do employees really have to take breaks? What to Know About Work Breaks Facts U.S. federal law notes that employers do not have to give short breaks. These are cate...
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Grow Your Business Using Social Media

Growing Your Business on Social Media
Grow Your Business Using Social Media Ever since it arrived on the scene over fifteen years ago, social media has truly changed the marketing game for so many companies. There's a new level of exposure and accountability businesses have. Social media is also an incredibly lucrative platform to build a strong business. There are so many bloggers, brand ambassadors and creatives that now have jobs ...
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Do I Need a Payroll Service?

Do I Need a Payroll Service?
Do I Need a Payroll Service? A business has many things it must accomplish in order to succeed and grow. One of the most important aspects of it will be having an efficient payroll system. With the payroll being done internally, a company will have to hire and train additional employees to handle all aspects of payroll. This includes such things as meeting tax obligations, processing employee pay...
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3 Ways to Prepare for a Workers’ Comp Audit

Insurance Quote
  Workers' comp audits are performed to ensure that the premiums employers pay for workers' comp insurance accurately reflect their respective risks. Most insurers check to make sure that employers and employees are properly classified and that the payrolls used for rating purposes are timely and accurate. If wrong classifications are detected, then the auditors ascertain whether the emplo...
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How Entrepreneurs Solve Problems

problem solving
How Entrepreneurs Solve Problems Entrepreneurs are going to face unexpected problems on a regular basis. Even when you've worked out processes, there are always going to be changes and growing pains. It might be a key staff member who quits to join a competitor, or a system crash just before an important deadline. It could be a production or sales team that consistently fails to meet targets. Dea...
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Looking for a job in New York? Keep These 3 Tips in Mind.

New York
Looking for a job in New York? Keep These 3 Tips in Mind. While New York state offers 7 million private sector jobs and several hundred thousand federal jobs, the unemployment rate is stubbornly stagnant at about 6.5%. This varies from places to places across the state. Most the unemployed live in the five boroughs of New York City. For many young budding job seekers, the state offers an excellen...
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Tip Reporting, What you need to know about form 8027

Tip Reporting
Tip Reporting, What you need to know about form 8027 One of the necessities for us restaurateurs is to comply with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rules regarding tip reporting. All the employers that operate large food and beverage establishments need to report the income of their employees for the services offered and earned in the form of tips. Form 8027 can apply to any business that op...
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How The Internet Of Things Has Changed Online Marketing For Business Owners

Internet of Things
How The Internet Of Things Has Changed Online Marketing For Business Owners The phrase "the internet of things" is one of those buzz phrases that's often repeated and yet many people don't have a clear idea of what it means. It doesn't just refer to the rising popularity of the internet. Instead, it refers to the idea of internet technology becoming more and more entrenched in everyday life. F...
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How PCI compliance affects your bottom line?

PCI Compliance
How PCI compliance affects your bottom line? Introduction Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) is a non-legal regulatory compliance which acts as a protection for online transactions. It protects online payment platforms from fraud and data breaches. This is an independent entity administered by major credit firms which mean non-compliance is not necessarily illegal. Even then...
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