As your business grows, one of the many decisions you'll need to make is when to outsource your payroll, rather than doing it yourself.
Fortunately, professional payroll processing services provide an affordable alternative to doing payroll yourself. And since payroll is the specialty of these services, they're able to make sure everyone is paid on time, that withholding is properly calculated, and that all IRS deadlines are met. They also keep accurate wage and hour data, which can be critical should your business be targeted for an audit by the Department of Labor (DOL).
You have many choices for payroll outsourcing, and generally you'll pay a few dollars per check. Some payroll companies offer services like direct deposit, administration of benefits, and deductions for employee Health Savings Accounts. Trusted payroll providers are insured and offer guarantees that in the event they should they make an error -- like missing an IRS deadline -- they will take care of the penalties, assuming you provided them with accurate data in a timely manner.
If you're thinking of outsourcing your payroll, this paper will help you with the questions you need to ask before choosing a potential payroll provider. And to help get you started, we will also provide you with several free, no-obligation price quotes by phone/e-mail from recognized and reputable payroll services providers.
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