Greenshades Blog


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 ..]


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 ..]


Keep an eye out for phishers

Posted on January 11th, 2017

By The Greenshades Security Team In preparation for the upcoming tax season, the Internal Revenue Service is urging all employees and companies to take steps to fight against identity theft and tax fraud. Greenshades wants to help you secure your year-end tax filing and tax form services. In this blog post, we want to remind you [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 ..]


IRS Security Week: Tax Professionals: Protect Your Clients; Protect Yourself

Posted on December 7th, 2016

National Tax Security Awareness Week Tax Tip #3 Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service   Due to the sensitive client data held by tax professionals, cyber criminals increasingly target the tax preparation community. Thieves use a variety of tactics, from remote computer takeovers to phishing scams. The IRS, state tax agencies, and the private-sector tax [read on ..]


Let’s paint a picture of the ACA

Posted on October 19th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   A picture is worth a thousand words. We’ve all heard this before, right? While this may be true, after working with the Affordable Care Act law the past couple of years, I’m not sure this statement applies to the ACA. Instead, an ACA picture may be worth [read on ..]


St. Paul is next up in passing sick leave ordinance

Posted on September 23rd, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Cough? Sneeze? Sniffle? Don’t worry about missing work if you’re an employee in St. Paul. On Sept. 7, the city of St. Paul in Minnesota, passed the ordinance unanimously, guaranteeing paid sick leave for any employee working within the city limits. The ordinance will go into effect during [read on ..]


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