Payroll software: A buying guide for small businesses

Payroll. Just the word itself can mean many things to a small business owner. What it often brings to mind are administrative headaches, immovable deadlines, compliance requirements, lots of paperwork and inefficient processes. But if you find the right payroll software, it won’t be as daunting as you think.  If your small business has grown […]

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Flexible pay vs. earned wage access: 4 key benefits

With changing work environments comes the need for changing payment structures. Consumer expectations for accelerated pay is growing, thanks to peer-to-peer payment apps like Venmo and a rise in freelance and gig work. Workers today want to get paid quickly, and flexible pay is the most efficient and effective way to meet their needs.  Defining […]

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Payroll automation saves Tom’s Sunday evenings


CPA Tom Colligan handles payroll and accounting for Step Mountain Medical, which also happens to be his father-in-law’s clinic. Every two weeks, he went through the same manual processes: Sifting through boxes of paper. Reviewing timesheets, recalculating time and researching discrepancies. Entering information into a spreadsheet. Creating and printing checks for every employee. It would […]

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Not all accelerated pay is created equal: Key questions to ask when exploring options


Employees are tired of waiting two weeks to get paid. And it’s no surprise why. 72% of employees stress about personal financial issues while at work, and 78% live paycheck to paycheck. One of the best ways to empower employees financially is helping them access their earnings more frequently than the standard two-week pay cycle. […]

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3 signs it’s time to change payroll companies

Mobile payroll

What if running payroll was as quick and easy as ordering takeout or a ride? Every other industry has simplified their processes and improved their user experiences by leveraging digital technology, but many payroll providers are still stuck in the past, which means it might be time to change payroll companies. Good payroll platforms that […]

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