In the market for partnering with a professional employer organization (PEO)? If so, congratulations on one of the best decisions you’ll ever make for your small business! The next step is knowing where to start. There are so many things to consider, but this piece will help you identify your needs up front and compare PEO providers to see how they measure up. This blog introduces small business employers to the nine major things to look for in a reputable PEO.
The PEO industry has been around for over 30 years. However, if you’re not familiar with what a PEO does, one may assume that they are expensive and unnecessary to a small business. After all, as a small business employer, you’re trying to maintain the budget while at the same time work to retain your employees and improve operational productivity.
Small Business Introduction Guide to PEOs
Inundated with HR duties including payroll, benefits, tax administration and regulatory compliance?
It’s time to call a PEO to help rescue you from what’s taking your attention away from your business.
For small business employers, there are just not enough hours in a day to run the business, train and retain employees, and handle the HR day-to-day administrative duties. Even though the HR responsibilities could easily become a second full-time job, most employers continue to run and manage the HR function.
The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to the minimum wage increase that went into effect earlier this year. The court agreed to hear arguments from business groups on a single, narrow issue. While the challengers are disappointed that the court refused to block the implementation of the law, they are pleased to get the chance to present their case.
Tax time is here and human resources personnel across the country are busy meeting critical federal and state filing deadlines for payroll information and W2s. This time of year is also a prime time for thieves hoping to get copies of W2s and other personal information to run tax refund scams and other identity theft crimes.