Greenshades Blog


Which fields are required to save a record?

Posted on March 30th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   When I first began using GP, I always struggled to remember which fields were required on various windows. I spent far too many months being frustrated, continually seeing the annoying pop-up message of ‘Not all required fields have been entered.’ I always figured there had to be [read on ..]


The benefits of employee perks

Posted on March 25th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Each business has different benefits for their employees. There are many benefits to an employer for providing these day-to-day perks. Employee engagement is not only a buzz word for employers and Human resource departments, it is one of the keys for employee retention. Greenshades offers a multitude of [read on ..]


Vermont employers: Get ready for paid sick leave

Posted on March 23rd, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   With a national push for paid sick leave gaining momentum, another state has fallen into the fold, requiring paid sick leave for employees employed in their state. During the state’s investigation into private sector employees, the state found that less than 50 percent of the employees, employed by [read on ..]


The difference Greenshades Online makes on a typical Friday (Part 2)

Posted on March 18th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Back in February, we published a blog titled The Difference Greenshades Online makes on a typical Friday.  This blog laid out the differences between an employee working for a company using Greenshades Online, Pam, and someone who is not using Greenshades Online, Jim. This was only one side [read on ..]


Greenshades is working to keep you secure

Posted on March 16th, 2016

The IRS is reporting an increase in fraudulent tax filings nationwide, and Greenshades is likewise seeing a marked increase in reports of fraudulent login attempts to some client GreenEmployee portals. There is no indication that any of the information used in these fraudulent login attempts is a result of a technical breach of the Greenshades [read on ..]


Verifying information can lead to fewer errors, penalties

Posted on March 16th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Every year thousands of companies are issued penalties for submitting W-2s with incorrect Social Security Numbers.  Penalties can be up to $100 per return and are costly errors that can be easily avoided.  Businesses have resources available to them to make sure their forms to the Social Security [read on ..]


5 Things to Consider in a Payroll System

Posted on March 10th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   Payroll is something that most people take for granted. No one ever even seems to notice what’s going on in the Payroll department. That is until something is wrong. As a payroll professional, it’s up to you to do your due diligence when looking for a new [read on ..]


Don’t fall for a phishing scheme

Posted on March 8th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   As part of our ongoing effort to help our clients and partners keep their information safe, we want to share an update that the IRS has released regarding W-2 and phishing scams that are plaguing businesses. At Greenshades, security of information is our top priority. This includes making [read on ..]


Accessing forms just became even easier with the Greenshades employee mobile app

Posted on March 3rd, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Sales Engineer   Do you have, or plan to have, employees that access the Greenshades Mobile Application to view pay statements, upload receipts, and documents? If so, we are happy to announce that these employees may now view and download their W-2 and 1095-C forms via the mobile app. If you’re just [read on ..]