Greenshades Blog


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 ..]


Employee Services Messages and Bulletins

Posted on May 21st, 2018

By Justin Kirkland Greenshades Sales Engineer Hello, again. It’s me, your friendly Sales Engineer. It’s been a while since my schedule allowed me to write a blog, so in case you have forgotten, I still exist. Moving on. With today being National Memo Day, I think that it is good to mention that you can [read on ..]


Password Day 2018

Posted on May 3rd, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Today is Password Day! This day was designed to be a reminder to update your passwords and keep yourself safe from phishers. Here are some tips and tricks for making sure your password protects you in the way it should. Never reuse your password It’s super easy to [read on ..]


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