Greenshades Blog


Reflections on a stormy day

Posted on May 26th, 2017

By: Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Tornado Warning! As I’m writing this blog, I am currently under a tornado warning and listening to what sounds like the end of the world is coming outside! Do not worry. The storm eventually calms down and everything ends up okay. Funny enough, though, one of my friends [read on ..]


Top 5 Features for Payroll Tax Service

Posted on May 17th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager 5…4…3…2…1 Streamlined, intuitive, automated, multi-dimensional… (Insert buzz word here). Ok, now that all of the buzzwords are out of the way, let us get down to specifics. It is hard to believe that it has been more than 6-years since the Payroll Tax Service (originally known as EFP, [read on ..]


1099s in Microsoft Dynamics GP: What you can do now for a smoother 2017 year-end

Posted on May 11th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Really? Already? Yes, I know; year-end just wrapped up, and you do not want to start thinking about year-end tax forms already. But how smooth and quick was that wrap-up? A few small changes now in Microsoft Dynamics GP will lead to a better experience at this year-end. [read on ..]


Employee misclassification and the IRS

Posted on April 27th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate During my time here at Greenshades, I have taken and passed our mandatory payroll foundations exam,  which helps ensure Greenshades employees have a basic understanding of payroll. Being a payroll and HR centric business, it is for the betterment of our employees and our clients. I have been amazed [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 ..]


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