Greenshades Blog


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 ..]


The date to focus on is January 31

Posted on November 4th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   If your January wasn’t busy enough already as an employer, it might get busier. During GPUG I attended a session on 1099s held by Tom Weaver. During the session, there was some confusion about the new deadlines that were being enacted by the IRS and the Social Security [read on ..]


Will this be a win for Minor League Baseball?

Posted on August 17th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   Employers are up to bat when it comes to overtime changes. Growing up in Jacksonville, FL, most of my summertime memories are filled with baseball. Whether I was playing catch in the front yard, or up to bat in the local recreational league, everything seemed to revolve [read on ..]


Are you ready for January?

Posted on August 4th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager January 2017 just might be the busiest one month of our lives. 91 days’ worth of work must now fit into 31 days. For years, January has always been the craziest month of the year for me. And while holidays such as National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day, National [read on ..]


Do you think the ACA is over?

Posted on July 8th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate Once June 30th hit, those businesses who were frantically hitting the e-file button on the days leading up, took a well-earned sigh of relief. Finally, those Affordable Care Act forms were filed. Finally, we could pop some champagne, break out the confetti, and file for some vacation time. Most [read on ..]


How to make Greenshades Online help you with the upcoming overtime changes

Posted on June 6th, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Sales Engineer With the looming overtime exemption rule change coming to fruition in our near future, you are probably wondering what you will need to do with your Greenshades products. The good news is that I’m here to help you get a general idea of what will need to be done. Before [read on ..]


Overtime exemption rules and how they impact your business

Posted on June 3rd, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   We’ve been blogging about it, tweeting about it, and planning for it since Q3 2015. However, it still seems almost surreal that the overtime exemption rules are changing. Just a minor change? Certainly not. After the Department of Labor (DOL) went over a decade without making any [read on ..]


Looking back at APA Congress

Posted on May 20th, 2016

It has been one week since the American Payroll Association’s Congress ended, giving our team some time to reflect on their time in Music City. Here are some of our team’s thoughts on the event. We hope to see you all next year.   What did you learn at APA Congress? The ACA isn’t going [read on ..]


Things I learned from the paperless payroll chat

Posted on May 13th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   On May 5, 2016, The American Payroll Association held one of their very popular Payroll Twitter Chats. As the self-proclaimed “Social Media Queen,” I do my best to actively participate in their chats. They are not only very informative about what is happening in the payroll world, but [read on ..]


4 reasons to head to American Payroll Association’s Congress

Posted on May 5th, 2016

  By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Boogie down! If you were at last year’s “Payroll On Fire” event, you know the type of fun that the American Payroll Association can have. They turn the stigma of payroll folks being paper pushers into a party that does nothing but squash that belief. This year’s [read on ..]


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