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Top product updates from 2017 – Part 2

Posted on January 12th, 2018

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   I told you I’d be back. As promised in Top product updates from 2017 – Part 1, here is Part 2 of our favorite product updates that were released in 2017. Part 1: Greenshades Online Employee Services Part 2: Benefits Management and Year-End Forms Part 3: Payroll [read on ..]


Three frequently asked questions during the Ask Us Anything Webinar

Posted on December 8th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate Earlier this year, I was working with the webinar team (Chris Hadden, CPP and Justin Kirkland) and going over ideas for webinars for the upcoming year. I had just read an article about Reddit AMAs (Ask Me Anything) and the benefit of reaching out to a community for questions. [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 ..]


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 ..]


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 ..]


Four ways Greenshades can save you time: Part 4 – Year-End Forms

Posted on September 8th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente and Chris Hadden, CPP At Greenshades, we have become the solution to turn to for simplifying the year-end process. Due to our focus on high customer satisfaction, every year, the amount of forms that we have hosted and printed has increased from the year prior. With the addition of the new 1095 [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 ..]


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 ..]


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