Monthly Archives: March 2016

5 Best Apps for Small Business Owners

Mobile apps

With over 28 million small businesses in the U.S accounting for 54% of all sales, it is obvious that small businesses make a huge impact on the economy. And as new technologies emerge, owners are able to run their businesses more efficiently. In fact, 66% of small business owners said that they use mobile devices to run their day-to-day operations.…

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SMALL BUSINESS COMPLIANCE 2016: WHAT SMALL BUSINESSES CAN EXPECT (part two)

Small business compliance

Small businesses are bracing for another year of costly compliance change and complexity from Washington, D.C. While expecting a cascade of regulations, focus is on three priorities—the Affordable Care Act, Fair Labor Standards Act overtime regulations and mandatory paid family and medical leave.

 

MANDATORY PAID AND UNPAID SICK LEAVE

Proposed Legislation Means Smaller Businesses Would Be Required to Provide Unpaid Sick Leave Similar to The Family and Medical Leave Act

If one word could explain in a single word the sentiments of employers toward federal paid leave legislation, that word would be “mandatory.” Most employers, including small business, try to tailor paid sick and family leave benefits to their workforce and business conditions.…

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SMALL BUSINESS COMPLIANCE 2016: WHAT SMALL BUSINESSES CAN EXPECT (part one)

Small business compliance

Owners and CEOs are bracing for another year of costly small business compliance changes and complexity from Washington, D.C. While expecting a cascade of regulations, focus is on three priorities—the Affordable Care Act, Fair Labor Standards Act overtime regulations and mandatory paid family and medical leave.

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

Play-or-Pay Mandate Casts A Wider Reach

New for 2016, organizations that employ between 50 and 99 full-time employees or equivalents are now subject to ACA section 4980H Employer Shared Responsibility, also known as the employer “play-or-pay” mandate.…

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