January 17, 2017
Priority One Payroll-The Employer Employee Relationship in Workers Compensation

The Employer/Employee Relationship in Workers Compensation

In these changing business times, it is often difficult to discern who the real employer is with regard to the employer/employee relationship. The traditional employer/employee relationship […]
January 6, 2017
Priority One Payroll-What Payroll Schedule Works Best for You

What Payroll Schedule is Best for Your Business?

Every business has to decide which payroll schedule is best for their outfit and employees. The most common frequencies in the U.S. are monthly, semi-monthly (twice a month), […]
January 2, 2017
Priority One Payroll- How to Pay Yourself as a Business Owner

The Different Ways Business Owners Can Pay Themselves

As an owner, you have a lot of responsibilities. That’s why it’s so important to pay yourself appropriately for all the work you do. But did […]
December 31, 2016

NYS Increases Overtime Salary Exemption Effective 12/31/2016

The New York State Department of Labor has updated their overtime regulations. Read on to determine if your business will be affected. NYS INCREASES SALARY EXEMPTION […]
November 9, 2016

The New Overtime Rules: What You Need To Know

NEW OVERTIME RULES EFFECTIVE 12/1/2016 US Department of Labor announced new overtime rules that will automatically extend overtime pay eligibility to 4.2 million workers. On May […]
October 24, 2016
Priority One Payroll-giving an employee a final check

Issuing Final Payments to Departing Employees

Many tasks must be handled properly when employment ends, especially the last paycheck. ​HR professionals must execute many tasks when employees leave the company by choice […]
October 19, 2016

Taxable Pay Strategies for Business Owners

If you’re an entrepreneur, you know that running a business requires ongoing work and planning. For your business to succeed, the most fundamental elements are to […]
August 30, 2016

Federal Income Tax Withholding

The federal income tax is a pay-as-you-go tax. There are two ways to pay as you go. Withholding If you are an employee, your employer probably […]
July 6, 2016

The Pay as You Go Workers’ Compensation Audit

What is a Workers’ Compensation Audit and why it is necessary? The annual premium audit (sometimes known as the payroll audit) determines your company’s actual Workers’ […]