Greenshades Blog


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 ..]


Spring cleaning and administrator clean up: why are these related?

Posted on April 5th, 2017

By Justin Kirkland Senior Sales Engineer Not only is it the time of year for spring cleaning, as you can tell by looking in my garage, it’s also time to clean up your admin list. We want you to make sure that the list of administrators tied to your companies Greenshades Online website is up [read on ..]


The social media paystub

Posted on March 24th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager What do a social media picture and an employee paystub have in common? Give me a few minutes and I think I can explain. I read an excellent article the other day on the importance of updating your social media profile picture. The main takeaway from the article is [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 ..]


Love is in the air

Posted on February 14th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Valentine’s Day. A day of love, chocolates, weddings and romance. The only real part of those things that would influence your Human Resource team is a wedding. Once you are married, there are things that need updating, benefits that become eligible, and more. The best part of our [read on ..]


What’s new with Benefits in 2017?

Posted on February 8th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager What’s available to you at the start of 2017, that wasn’t available just 12 months ago? Well, 2016 was a busy year for our Benefits team, and I’m sure 2017 will be, too! Let’s take a look back at some of the most popular additions to the Benefits [read on ..]


Are you getting the most from Employee Services?

Posted on February 1st, 2017

  By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Really? You didn’t know about that? After working with Greenshades customers for years now, I still regularly learn new creative ways to leverage the Greenshades Employee Services portal. Unfortunately, I also occasionally talk with customers who are not aware of some of the extremely helpful features that [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 ..]


What’s new with the minimum wage? (2017 edition)

Posted on January 4th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   What’s your minimum wage? You might say $7.25, which is the federal minimum wage. However, with recent events around the US, there are additional things to consider. As we look back at 2016, the ‘fight for $15’ and other rallies continued to put a focus on minimum [read on ..]


What is the future of ACA?

Posted on December 13th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager I could not sleep on election night. All the crying was keeping me awake. Before you stop reading, I should probably clarify. My (then) two-month-old son kept me up the whole night. So, like many of my colleagues, I found myself quite dazed and tired on Wednesday. However, mine [read on ..]


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