Greenshades Blog


Have a safer internet experience

Posted on February 5th, 2019

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   The internet can be a treacherous place. So, take this – it’s dangerous out there. Today is Safer Internet Day. According to Days of the Year, “Safer Internet Day came to exist officially in 2012, when the US Department of Homeland Security and the European Commission decided it [read on ..]


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

Posted on January 29th, 2019

Information courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today reminds employers and other businesses of the Jan. 31 filing deadline that applies to filing wage statements and independent contractor forms with the government. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act requires employers to file their copies of Form W-2, [read on ..]


Data Privacy Day

Posted on January 28th, 2019

By Mike Peterman Security@Greenshades.com   Today, January 28, 2019, is Data Privacy Day (DPD). Every year since 2008, the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) has led an effort to promote and educate consumers on the importance of data privacy. New privacy and data regulations like the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and the California Consumer [read on ..]


TurboTax and H&R Block options for employees

Posted on January 7th, 2019

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Who doesn’t love it when something is made just a little easier for them? For employees receiving their W-2s, there are a lot who use either TurboTax or H&R Block for filing their yearly tax returns. With just a few clicks, their information can be automatically sent to [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 ..]


Security Summit warns employers: Be alert to identity theft and W-2 scams

Posted on December 6th, 2018

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com.   Information courtesy of the Internal [read on ..]


IRS extends tax year 2018 1095-C deadline

Posted on November 30th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   It looks like Christmas came a little early this year for some tax preparers. As in previous years, the IRS has gifted payroll departments across the nation an extension on the deadline for the 1095-C form. This notice was sent via an IRS news email (and via their [read on ..]


Greenshades Year-End: How to get ready for W-2 and 1099 forms

Posted on November 29th, 2018

By Justin Kirkland  Senior Sales Engineer     With year-end approaching at great speed, we at Greenshades have been doing a series of webinars revolving around all things year-end. On one of those webinars, we had an attendee ask if we had a check list that could be used to get ready to process W-2 and 1099s forms. At the time, I [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 ..]


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