Greenshades Blog


Your 2019 Year-End Checklist

Posted on October 30th, 2019

By Justin Kirkland  Customer Success Manager   Here we are again with year-end approaching at great speed. At Greenshades, we will be ramping up some webinars around year-end and doing our best to be the best resource for all of your year-end questions and solutions. Last year during a webinar, we had an attendee ask [read on ..]


Electronic Filing – What’s new?

Posted on September 30th, 2019

By Molly Van Kampen, CPP Chief Evangelist Recently I have traveled an awful lot for Greenshades, attending tradeshows and meeting with clients and partners.  As I have smiled a thousand times and enjoyed hundreds of amazing interactions, the question “What’s new?” has started a lot of conversations and discussions. In most cases, “What’s new?” is [read on ..]


Time running out on EEO-1 Component 2

Posted on September 18th, 2019

By Greenshades Software   With the introduction of EEO-1 Component 2, the Equal Opportunity Commission mandated that employers need to gather information and submit employee pay data sorted by job category, race, ethnicity, and sex. Currently, this policy applies to employers with more than 100 employees and employers must submit this data by September 30, [read on ..]


It pays for employers to file payroll taxes electronically

Posted on May 30th, 2019

A note: From our beginning, Greenshades has created solutions that make filing taxes easier. Payroll taxes are incredibly complex and complicated and e-filing is the best way to get these processes done quick and easy. __ Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service Business owners who file payroll and employment taxes using paper forms should consider [read on ..]


IRS highlights importance of payroll tax compliance

Posted on April 15th, 2019

By Brittany Llorente Brllorente@greenshades.com Payroll Taxes. Two words that usually send a bit of anxiety through a payroll professional’s life. The deadlines, calculations and payments make in-house payroll difficult for most and that’s why our Payroll Tax Service solution was created. Did you know? “Payroll taxes withheld by employers account for nearly 72 percent of [read on ..]


E-Verify and E-Verify Services are unavailable

Posted on December 31st, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Last week, the IRS issued an alert that the IRS offices would be closed due to the current budget situation and lapse in government appropriations. The alert reads as: “Due to the current budget situation, all IRS offices are closed. We will resume normal operations as soon as [read on ..]


IRS reminds employers, business owners of Jan. 31 filing deadline for wage statements, independent contractor forms

Posted on November 21st, 2018

Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded employers and other businesses that Jan. 31 remains the filing deadline for wage statements and independent contractor forms. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 started a requirement for employers to file their copies of Form W-2, Wage [read on ..]


Election Day

Posted on November 6th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Brllorente@greenshades.com   Vote. Vote. Vote. There are many reasons to vote. Today, all over the country, politicians, friends, family, celebrities, and employers are encouraging you to vote. Even the astronauts in space have found a way to vote through a special electronic ballot. So, what about those who are still earth-bound on [read on ..]


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 ..]


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 ..]


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