Greenshades Blog

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 ..]

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 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 ..]

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 ..]

Greenshades alerting clients to phishing attempt

Posted on February 6th, 2017

By The Greenshades Security Team We have reports today of an email phishing campaign targeting users of our online sites. The email appears to come from GreenEmployee, but is actually being sent from the spoofed email address “” The email claims that our services are undergoing system maintenance and “implores” you to log in to [read on ..]

You’ve got mail

Posted on January 10th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   Have you checked your mailbox recently? You may have something waiting for you there. W-2 form? Sure, you may have that waiting for you, but look through more mail and you’ll likely find one or two other IRS forms. Forms like these: 1095-A Form: Health Insurance Marketplace [read on ..]

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