Greenshades Blog


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 ..]


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 ..]


How an employee portal solves for instant gratification

Posted on February 27th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Click. Done. It is as simple as that. Instant gratification is something that keeps popping up more and more in our society. You can order most anything online and know it will be to your house in two days. You no longer need to run to the bookstore [read on ..]


IRS withholding tables updated for 2018

Posted on February 15th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate It seems like 2018 is just getting started, but there are already a lot of changes that have started taking place. Due to changes in the tax reform legislation, this is just one of the steps that the IRS will be making in response to the new tax laws. [read on ..]


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