Greenshades Blog

New year, same phishers

Posted on January 7th, 2020

By Brittany Llorente & Mike Peterman   Welcome to 2020. Greenshades has definitely hit its busiest season of the year and so have the phishers. It is the 7th day of the year and we are already receiving reports from our clients that they have received phishing emails directing them to enter in [read on ..]

Preparation is the best protection for 1099 filers

Posted on October 9th, 2019

  By Molly Van Kampen, CPP Chief Evangelist As summer comes to a close and we near year end, it’s a good time for 1099 filers to start making some preparations.  It may seem early, but advanced preparation provides the best protection.  Understanding proper vendor Tax Identification Number (TIN) collection and verification, and proper payment [read on ..]

Greenshades Closed Wednesday Due to Hurricane Dorian

Posted on September 2nd, 2019

Hurricane Dorian is currently a category 5 hurricane that is threatening much of the Southeast, including the Jacksonville, FL headquarters of Greenshades Software.  Jacksonville is currently under partial evacuation and many of our employees are relocating themselves and their families out of harm’s way.  As such, the Greenshades headquarters will be closed on Wednesday, September [read on ..]

TurboTax and H&R Block options for employees

Posted on January 7th, 2019

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Who doesn’t love it when something is made just a little easier for them? For employees receiving their W-2s, there are a lot who use either TurboTax or H&R Block for filing their yearly tax returns. With just a few clicks, their information can be automatically sent to [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 ..]

National Tax Security Awareness Week No. 5: Small Businesses: Be Alert to Identity Theft

Posted on December 1st, 2017

A quick note from Greenshades This week is the National Tax Security Awareness week and as tax professionals, we are actively participating in this week of spreading tips and awareness to our clients, partners, and readers. All week, we will be posting tips daily from contributions from the IRS. We hope you enjoy the information [read on ..]

Greenshades limited September 8th, Closed September 11th

Posted on September 7th, 2017

Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded, is currently projected to travel through the Florida coastline where Greenshades’ main office is located. Due to a concern for the safety of our employees and their families, the main Greenshades office will be running at limited capacity on Friday September 8th and will be [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 ..]

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 ..]

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