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Don’t forget about the Affordable Care Act

Posted on October 6th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   Sounds obvious, right? Sometimes I feel like I’m playing Bill Murray’s character from the early 90’s hit movie, Groundhog Day. Every time I turn on the television or listen to talk radio, I keep hearing the same question: When is “Obamacare” (the Affordable Care Act) going away? [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 ..]


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 ..]


10 Tips for Year-End Forms

Posted on January 24th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   What’s the awful sound? How’s that even possible? Is that really my alarm clock going off already? This basically sums up my feelings every morning, right now. Surprisingly, it’s not because my newborn son kept me up all night. January is upon us, and in the Payroll [read on ..]


The date to focus on is January 31

Posted on November 4th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   If your January wasn’t busy enough already as an employer, it might get busier. During GPUG I attended a session on 1099s held by Tom Weaver. During the session, there was some confusion about the new deadlines that were being enacted by the IRS and the Social Security [read on ..]


Let’s paint a picture of the ACA

Posted on October 19th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   A picture is worth a thousand words. We’ve all heard this before, right? While this may be true, after working with the Affordable Care Act law the past couple of years, I’m not sure this statement applies to the ACA. Instead, an ACA picture may be worth [read on ..]


Four ways Greenshades can save you time: Part 4 – Year-End Forms

Posted on September 8th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente and Chris Hadden, CPP At Greenshades, we have become the solution to turn to for simplifying the year-end process. Due to our focus on high customer satisfaction, every year, the amount of forms that we have hosted and printed has increased from the year prior. With the addition of the new 1095 [read on ..]


Do you think the ACA is over?

Posted on July 8th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate Once June 30th hit, those businesses who were frantically hitting the e-file button on the days leading up, took a well-earned sigh of relief. Finally, those Affordable Care Act forms were filed. Finally, we could pop some champagne, break out the confetti, and file for some vacation time. Most [read on ..]


Last chance to change W-2s is nearing

Posted on July 1st, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate Most payroll personnel are not close to thinking about W-2s. The Year-End 2016 process is too far away and the 2015 process ended (likely with champagne and confetti) back in February and March. However, it is still very important to remember the W-2 date that falls on August 1. [read on ..]


Understanding the W-2 form

Posted on April 19th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   A few weeks ago, when I was getting ready to file my taxes, I looked over my husband’s W-2 form and started entering in the numbers. Starting at box one and going down through the list, entering in the required information. I then got to a box that [read on ..]


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