Greenshades Blog


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 ..]


Last chance to change W-2s is nearing

Posted on July 1st, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate Most payroll personnel are not close to thinking about W-2s. The Year-End 2016 process is too far away and the 2015 process ended (likely with champagne and confetti) back in February and March. However, it is still very important to remember the W-2 date that falls on August 1. [read on ..]


Understanding the W-2 form

Posted on April 19th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   A few weeks ago, when I was getting ready to file my taxes, I looked over my husband’s W-2 form and started entering in the numbers. Starting at box one and going down through the list, entering in the required information. I then got to a box that [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 ..]


Let Greenshades make filing your taxes simple

Posted on February 9th, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Greenshades Sales Engineer   Are you still filing your taxes on paper? Are you sitting at your desk filling out little squares on paper forms, tirelessly making sure that all of your tax data matches what’s in your company’s accounting package? Did you find out recently that you are to report these [read on ..]


Are you ready to report electronically?

Posted on February 5th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Are you required to file your payroll taxes electronically? Odds are, the answer is “yes.” Before we find out, let’s take a trip back 30 years, to 1986. IBM introduced its first laptop computer, the PC Convertible, weighing in at 12 pounds The Hacker Manifest is published in [read on ..]


Is it time to go paperless?

Posted on January 21st, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   To go, or not to go, that is the question. Well, not quite, but businesses and individuals are facing the question of whether to go paperless on a daily basis. And, while the idea of going paperless is not a new one, it is something that individuals [read on ..]


“Let Us Handle That”

Posted on December 3rd, 2015

For more than a decade, Greenshades Software has been in Payroll and Tax Filing problem-solving business. It’s what we do! During that time, we have presented, talked to thousands of people and have even written a few articles on the subject. For a “Throwback” on this Thursday, we rustled up this oldie (but goodie) article [read on ..]