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How To Avoid The Five Biggest Payroll Mistakes Small Businesses Make

How To Avoid The Five Biggest Payroll Mistakes Small Businesses Make

HOW TO AVOID THE 5 BIGGEST PAYROLL MISTAKES SMALL BUSINESSES MAKE As a small business owner, you’ve got a lot on your plate. There are so many aspects to running a business and you’re taking care of most of them on your own. Sometimes it can be hard to know where your priorities should lay. Unfortunately, payroll is shoved to the bottom of the list more often than it should be. You understand necessary it is, but there’s just so…

Texting and Driving

Its amazing that the technology we’ve created to make our lives better and more efficient is also the cause of one of the greatest epidemics facing America today. Everyone watching me right now either knows someone or is someone who cant resist the phenomenon known as texting while driving. When your Traveling at 55 miles per hour and you answer a text your car has traveled about the length of a football field. Imagine closing your eyes and driving blind…

5 Trendy Ways Your Business Will Benefit From Digitizing HR

5 Trendy Ways Your Business Will Benefit From Digitizing HR

5 TRENDY WAYS YOUR BUSINESS WILL BENEFIT FROM DIGITIZING HR LinkedIn’s 2017 Global Staffing Trends report stated that staffing and recruiting leaders around the world were focusing on growing business this year. Fifty-three percent of them expected their budgets to increase. As companies plan to grow, the digitization of HR is becoming even more prevalent. Large companies like BP, are trading in their legacy systems and opting for fully automated, digital platforms to manage their HR and payroll services. With…

Join Us For Ponies For Pups On Saturday March 11

Join Us for Ponies for Pups on Saturday March 11

Compassion & Community Two of our four Core Values are Compassion and Community. TeamiBiz is excited to get involved in a community event that allows us to put those Core Values into action. We are proud to be a “Big Dog” sponsor for the 8th annual Ponies for Pups fundraising event, benefitting Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue.   About Nate’s Animal Honor Rescue Nate’s is dedicated to rescuing and finding new homes for dogs and cats, a compassionate alternative to euthanasia.…

Payroll Services: Compliance Updates For 2017

Payroll Services: Compliance Updates for 2017

STATE UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES UNCHANGED FOR 2017 ICYMI: Florida Department of Revenue issued the 2017 reemployment tax rate notice to Florida employers during the month of December. It is important that employers are cognizant of the Florida reemployment tax rates that are in effect. The minimum rate will remain at $7.00 per employee per year (no change from last year). It is equally important to note that employers are only required to pay this tax up to the first $7,000 of…

Payroll Service Buying Guide For 2017

Payroll Service Buying Guide for 2017

Payroll Service Buying Guide for 2017 Between running a business, processing payroll and all of the administrative work that comes with having employees, you have a hefty workload that never seems to lighten up. Inevitably, you will be stretched thin and either unable to commit as much time to tasks as they deserve, or you will rush to get as much done as humanly possible, eventually leading to costly mistakes. Yes, growing a business takes a great deal of work…

Team iBiz Christmas Party 2016

What a terrific evening we had all together to kick off the holidays! Huge thanks goes out to the whole team at Innovative Dinning for an incredible evening. Special shout-out to head chef, Jeremy Hammond-Chambers for knocking it out of the park with his incredible line-up of decadent delicacies and libations, not to mention the incredible crab and lobster spring roll cooking class we all took part in! There were games, prizes, a lively game of Jelly Bean Roulette and countless…

Changes To Compliance Laws 12-2016

Changes to Compliance Laws 12-2016

At iBusinessSolutions, we pride ourselves on providing our clients with the most up-to-date information with regard to compliance and legislative changes. We have been keeping our eye on two very important developments in legislation: Overtime Compliance Laws and Workers’ Comp Rate Increases; both of which we have received important new information regarding changes that were to go into effect on December 1, 2016. Workers’ Comp 14.5% Rate Increase Set for 12/1/16 - ON HOLD Our sources at the National Council…

Branching Out

Branching Out

Hitting a Milestone: iBiz Office Expansion On November 1st, 2016 iBusinessSolutions hit a milestone by opening a new office location in Fort Myers, Florida! We would like to especially thank our partners at AWA Insurance for their support in this initiative and working diligently to service our clients in the Fort Myers area. Our New Fort Myers Location AWA Insurance is located at 13700 6 Mile Cypress Parkway in Fort Myers and specializes in property and casualty insurance. Given the expertise…

Coming In HOT!

Coming in HOT!

iBiz Chili Cook-off The weather has finally started to cool down, so we at iBiz decided to turn up the heat by entering the GCBX Annual Chili Cook-off! Last time, we came to the table with a Texas-style Chili and some killer homemade jalapeño cornbread, so we had our work cut out for us in topping that performance. We took an unconventional approach to our chili entry on a couple of levels. Sarasota Payroll Team Delivered The Goods First, since…

FL Workers Comp-2016 Rates Increase Proposed

FL Workers Comp-2016 Rates Increase Proposed

You may be wondering what NCCI stands for and what this increase in rates means for you and your business. NCCI (National Council on Compensation Insurance), has filed a proposed workers comp rate increase of 17.1% with the Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR). If the OIR approves this request, the rate increase on August 1, 2016. As for existing polices, the rate increase will apply on a pro-rata basis from August 1st through the remainder of the policy term. The…

Six Reasons To Use HCM Technology

Six Reasons to use HCM technology

Most human resource professionals are well aware of the Human Capital Management (HCM) movement. The right HCM technology will streamline HR processes and save the company time and money, both of which should be considered for your ROI. A recent Nucleus Research study included companies of various sizes and industries and revealed many noteworthy items that confirm implementing HCM can significantly impact your business. HCM provides hard savings: • HCM technology returns an average of $9.13 for each $1.00 spent.…

Unemployment Taxes For Florida Employers Decrease In 2015

Unemployment Taxes for Florida Employers Decrease in 2015

In 2015, Florida employers will see a decrease in their state unemployment taxes (now referred to as reemployment taxes). Previously Now Minimum Tax Rate: $30 per employee/per year $16.80 per employee/per year Maximum Tax Rate: $432 per employee/per year $378 per employee/per year Employers that have an experience-based tax rate that falls somewhere between the minimum and maximum tax rates should also see similar decreases. The Wage base for each employee will also be decreasing for 2015. Employers will now…

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