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Are your workers properly classified? Take the IRS Common Law Rule 11 point test to find out.

Independent Contractor or Employee?

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Independent Contractor or Employee? Do you remember from episode 3 of the SmallBiz Brainiac podcast, the examples of employers who have been and are currently being sued for improper classification of their workers? Click here to listen to that episode. In this post we’ll learn about the IRS Common Law Rules and the 11 point test for determining if a…

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Demystify the Hiring Process

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The hiring procedure is complicated. It’s made up of several daunting processes. For me, hiring has always been one of the most difficult aspects of being an employer. There is so much to do. Everything from defining the position, to on-boarding. And, when I’ve been in a hurry, or desperate for help, I’ve been sloppy…

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10 Small Business Pitfalls to Avoid

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10 Small Business Pitfalls You Must Avoid Owning and running a small business is not easy. There is a lot of competition out there, and while you struggle, they seem to have it all figured out. Everyone wants your time and attention including vendors, regulators, suppliers, employees, customers and your family. You are constantly being sold…

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10: Payroll Tax Deposit Penalties – Part 6 Federal Payroll Tax Series

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Do you know how to avoid payroll tax penalties? Congress established large penalties to deter employers from not paying their payroll taxes. The longer you delay paying, the more it will cost. The four payroll tax penalties Failure to deposit Failure to pay Failure to file; and the Trust fund recovery  …..and the four things…

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9: Can’t Pay Your Federal Payroll Tax! – Part 5 of Federal Payroll Tax Series

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What Should You do if You Can’t Pay your Federal payroll Taxes? This is the fifth episode of a six-part series on Federal payroll taxes. If you haven’t listened to the first four episode in the series, I recommend that you go back and listen to episode 5. I am not an attorney, the information I am…

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8: Payment and Reporting – Part 4 of Federal Payroll Tax Series

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How and when are the taxes paid and reported? This is the forth episode of a six-part series on Federal payroll taxes. If you haven’t listened to the first two episodes already, I would recommend that you go back and listen to episode 5, which is the first part in the series. Tax Payments The…

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7: Payroll Tax Rates – Part 3 of Federal Payroll Tax Series

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What are the tax rates for each Federal payroll tax? This is the third episode of a six-part series on Federal payroll taxes. If you haven’t listened to the first two episodes already, I would recommend that you go back and listen to episode 5, which is the first part in the series. Rates Federal…

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6: Taxable Wages – Part 2 of Federal Payroll Tax Series

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How do you calculate the taxable wage basis for each Federal payroll tax type?   This is the second episode of a six-part series on Federal payroll taxes. If you haven’t listened to the first episode in the series I would recommend that you go back and listen to episode 5. Would you like to…

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