Greenshades Blog


Election Day

Posted on November 6th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Brllorente@greenshades.com   Vote. Vote. Vote. There are many reasons to vote. Today, all over the country, politicians, friends, family, celebrities, and employers are encouraging you to vote. Even the astronauts in space have found a way to vote through a special electronic ballot. So, what about those who are still earth-bound on [read on ..]


FBI Releases Article on Defending Against Payroll Phishing Scams

Posted on October 31st, 2018

In an ongoing effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed, Greenshades wants to share information from government or payroll organizations to aid in that cause. — Information courtesy of the NCCIC The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released an article on building a digital defense against phishing scams targeting electronically deposited paychecks. [read on ..]


Onboarding made easy

Posted on September 6th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Brllorente@greenshades.com   When I was hired on at Greenshades I was impressed with how smoothly the onboarding process ran. Even with the long to-do list associated with new-hires, I was able to complete nearly all the forms online through the Greenshades Employee Portal. I didn’t think it could get better. I was [read on ..]


Why you should start preparing for January as soon as possible

Posted on August 23rd, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Brllorente@greenshades.com   For most payroll professionals, January is the busiest time of the year. Most dread the month and once it is wrapped up, don’t want to think about January again until some time in December. However, the time to look at your year-end processes are now. Here are a few reasons [read on ..]


Tax Security 101: Tax professionals must use strong passwords, encryption to protect taxpayer data

Posted on July 25th, 2018

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com.   Information courtesy of the Internal [read on ..]


IRS continues warning on impersonation scams; Reminds people to remain alert to other scams, schemes this summer

Posted on June 19th, 2018

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com.   Information courtesy of the Internal [read on ..]


Austin Paid Sick Leave

Posted on June 8th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   During the last few years, there has been a huge push for paid sick leave. A lot of push. This comes from a parallel initiative in home vs. work balance. In February, the city of Austin passed an ordinance requiring businesses to give employees access to paid sick [read on ..]


GPUG in Five Words

Posted on May 30th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   What a community it is. I’ve only been part of the GPUG community for a short period of time, but I feel I’ve made real connections and have been privileged to come to know the great assortment of folks that make up the GPUG community. Recently, Ginny Lebeck [read on ..]


IRS warns tax pros of new scam posing as professional associations

Posted on May 24th, 2018

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com. Information courtesy of the Internal Revenue [read on ..]


Greenshades disables TLS 1.0

Posted on May 21st, 2018

By Greenshades Security Security@Greenshades.com   In the interest of keeping sensitive data secure, we will be disabling access to our sites for any browser or application that does not support TLS 1.1 or higher. This change will take place before June 30th. This means that if your browser only supports TLS 1.0, you will not [read on ..]


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