Greenshades Blog


Phishing attempt examples reported to Greenshades

Posted on February 9th, 2017

By The Greenshades Security Team As we reported in our “Keep an eye out for phishers” blog post earlier this year, phishing attacks are on the rise. Phishers are trying to trick you and your employees into giving away your password and other personal information. In an effort to inform our clients on the types [read on ..]


We have been busy the last 10 years

Posted on April 13th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager What were you doing 10 years ago? You just might have been uploading your W2s to Greenshades for the first time! Greenshades currently has more than 2,000 Employee Services clients (over 5,000 unique FEINs), servicing millions of employees (over 2.4 million W2 forms in 2016). Our first W2 [read on ..]


Spring cleaning and administrator clean up: why are these related?

Posted on April 5th, 2017

By Justin Kirkland Senior Sales Engineer Not only is it the time of year for spring cleaning, as you can tell by looking in my garage, it’s also time to clean up your admin list. We want you to make sure that the list of administrators tied to your companies Greenshades Online website is up [read on ..]


The social media paystub

Posted on March 24th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager What do a social media picture and an employee paystub have in common? Give me a few minutes and I think I can explain. I read an excellent article the other day on the importance of updating your social media profile picture. The main takeaway from the article is [read on ..]


IRS, States and Tax Industry Warn of Last-Minute Email Scams

Posted on March 17th, 2017

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. Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service [read on ..]


Tax Time Guide: Protect Personal, Financial, Tax Information and Computers

Posted on March 9th, 2017

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. Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service [read on ..]


Printer Smash 2017

Posted on March 6th, 2017

On Friday, the Greenshades team participated in our annual Printer Smash to celebrate the end of our busy January season. Every year, we pick out a few printers and have a good time taking out any frustrations in the style of Office Space. Thank you, team, for another great year-end. Here is to another smooth [read on ..]


Where is my W-2 form?

Posted on March 3rd, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   Where is my W-2? How can I get a copy? If you ever find yourself, or one of your employees asking this question about a former employer, you have options. Most workers receive their Form W-2 in the mail (or through an employee self-service portal) by the [read on ..]


Who receives a 1095-C form this year?

Posted on March 1st, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Still working on getting your 1095- C forms out the door? If so, this blog is for you. Who needs to be issued a 1095-C? All of your employees? Perhaps, but not necessarily. So, just the full-time employees? Not necessarily. IRS Section 6056 states that all ALE members must file Form 1095-C, [read on ..]


Is your family enrolled?

Posted on February 24th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Is your family enrolled? If you are self-insured and used the Payroll Inspector for ACA tracking last year, you may have asked this question to yourself with some regularity. Based on requests from our trusted partners and clients, Greenshades is pleased to offer additional ACA functionality to our [read on ..]


Security Summit Alert: Tax Professionals Warned of New Scam to “Unlock” Their Tax Software Accounts

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

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. Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service [read on ..]


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