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Choose the best software for your auto repair shop in 2024.

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The Best Auto Repair Shop Software Packages in 2024

Do you feel like the software at your shop is slowing you down? What is the best software and is "the best" what is really best for you? Choosing the...

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Learn about the Paid Time Off Law in Illinois for 2024—exceptions, major changes, and when employees can take PTO.

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What You Need to Know About the 2024 Paid Time Off Law in Illinois

Are you ready for some important information about the new paid time off (PTO) law in Illinois? Well, you've come to the right place! Effective...

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Getting insurance from an accounting firm streamlines your financial management, improves communication, and ensures accurate coverage for your business needs.

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Why get insurance from an accounting firm?

One of the first questions that comes to mind when considering insurance from an accounting firm is “why choose this option over a traditional...

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Understand its benefits, requirements, and cost-saving potential of Worker's Compensation Insurance.

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What is Workers' Compensation?

At its core, workers' compensation protects employees from injuries and illnesses that occur while working at their place of employment. Regardless...

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Make the Most of End of Year Bonuses for Your Employees

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Make the Most of End of Year Bonuses for Your Employees

Year-end planning is focused on reducing taxable profit. One popular way to reward employees and mitigate taxes is by issuing year-end bonuses. ...

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Illinois Minimum Wage is increasing January 1

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Illinois Minimum Wage is increasing January 1

Effective January 1, 2023, the minimum wage in Illinois will increase for tipped and non-tipped employees. The Illinois minimum wage will increase...

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A payroll provider ensures your people get paid accurately and on time gives you peace of mind. Properly-paid employees are happy employees.

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It’s time to outsource your payroll, here’s why

You have a lot of faith in your accountant or accounting firm. As you well know, an in-house bookkeeper has a lot on his or her plate — adding...

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It's important to get your payroll right. Calculating overtime in a bi-weekly pay cycle can add another layer of complexity, but there are tools to help!

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How to calculate overtime in a bi-weekly pay cycle for Wisconsin and Illinois

A common question we hear from our clients is how to calculate overtime in a bi-weekly cycle. That’s because overtime is calculated in Illinois and...

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Cook County Minimum Wage is on the Rise July 1

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Cook County Minimum Wage is on the Rise July 1

Effective July 1, 2022, the minimum wage in Cook County will increase for tipped employees and non-tipped employees that work for any employer...

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automated HR onboarding

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How Automated Onboarding Improves Your Bottom Line

In a job market that has significantly more job openings than talent to fill them, it is essential that your talent acquisition and onboarding...

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online employee benefits

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How to Streamline the Online Benefits Enrollment Process

Most businesses have already implemented digital and automated accounting solutions, with research showing that nearly 50% of all accounting tasks...

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Time is Money: The Benefits of Time and Attendance Tracking Software

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Time is Money: The Benefits of Time and Attendance Tracking Software

If your small business is quickly growing in size and employee headcount, there's a good chance you require a new solution for time and attendance....

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