Greenshades Blog


Know when to trust the source

Posted on June 29th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate My background is journalism. It might be because of the incredible amount of “news outlets” available and my inherent skepticism when reading anything online, but anything I read is doubted until I’ve read it on a few more outlets and the information is compared. Now, not everyone has this [read on ..]


What kind of coverage do I have, again?

Posted on June 22nd, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate I’m always amazed at how much my work life has changed with Greenshades. There are always comparisons in my mind to my previous jobs and this one, but the biggest one that always stands out is the use of the employee portal. I can wholeheartedly say that it is [read on ..]


Who’s the boss?

Posted on June 16th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Who’s the boss? Tony Micelli? Let us know! Of course, I’m not actually talking about the TV sitcom from the 80’s. Understandably, I talk with current and prospective customers quite a bit that are hoping to gain a better understanding of how the organization chart and supervisor structure [read on ..]


Bright, shiny, and new – make sure everyone is on board

Posted on June 8th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate There is always a mixture of excitement and trepidation with encountering something new. In the instance of our Employee Services and Online Portal, it can bring about many changes for employees and managers, alike. This change can be scary for those who have done things a certain way for [read on ..]


Streamline and automate new employee setup in Microsoft Dynamics GP

Posted on June 2nd, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Are you hiring? If you are you like many businesses in this current economy, you probably are.  This is great news, right? As anyone in payroll or human resources knows, while hiring new employees is typically good for the business, it does create an additional workload on payroll [read on ..]


Reflections on a stormy day

Posted on May 26th, 2017

By: Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Tornado Warning! As I’m writing this blog, I am currently under a tornado warning and listening to what sounds like the end of the world is coming outside! Do not worry. The storm eventually calms down and everything ends up okay. Funny enough, though, one of my friends [read on ..]


Top 5 Features for Payroll Tax Service

Posted on May 17th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager 5…4…3…2…1 Streamlined, intuitive, automated, multi-dimensional… (Insert buzz word here). Ok, now that all of the buzzwords are out of the way, let us get down to specifics. It is hard to believe that it has been more than 6-years since the Payroll Tax Service (originally known as EFP, [read on ..]


1099s in Microsoft Dynamics GP: What you can do now for a smoother 2017 year-end

Posted on May 11th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Really? Already? Yes, I know; year-end just wrapped up, and you do not want to start thinking about year-end tax forms already. But how smooth and quick was that wrap-up? A few small changes now in Microsoft Dynamics GP will lead to a better experience at this year-end. [read on ..]


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 ..]


We have been busy the last 10 years

Posted on April 13th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager What were you doing 10 years ago? You just might have been uploading your W2s to Greenshades for the first time! Greenshades currently has more than 2,000 Employee Services clients (over 5,000 unique FEINs), servicing millions of employees (over 2.4 million W2 forms in 2016). Our first W2 [read on ..]


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