Greenshades Blog


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 ..]


Don’t fall for a phishing scheme

Posted on March 8th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   As part of our ongoing effort to help our clients and partners keep their information safe, we want to share an update that the IRS has released regarding W-2 and phishing scams that are plaguing businesses. At Greenshades, security of information is our top priority. This includes making [read on ..]


Accessing forms just became even easier with the Greenshades employee mobile app

Posted on March 3rd, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Sales Engineer   Do you have, or plan to have, employees that access the Greenshades Mobile Application to view pay statements, upload receipts, and documents? If so, we are happy to announce that these employees may now view and download their W-2 and 1095-C forms via the mobile app. If you’re just [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 ..]


Let Greenshades take care of your company’s pay records

Posted on January 12th, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Sales Engineer   Do you find yourself overwhelmed with pay record requests from employees? Email inbox filled with never ending requests, and a stack of paper on your desk that needs distributing to employees? Sounds like a hassle. Let Us Handle That (it is our motto after all). We have a self-service [read on ..]


With 1095-C extensions, questions arise for W-2 and 1040 forms

Posted on January 8th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Greenshades Technical Sales Manager With the recent filing extensions announced by the IRS on December 28th, I’ve been fielding a number of questions from clients who are concerned and confused about these new deadlines. Some common questions I’m hearing are: Doesn’t the employee need the 1095-C form, along with the W-2? [read on ..]


When year-end looms, don’t let these hurdles trip you up

Posted on December 8th, 2015

By Chris Hadden, CPP Greenshades Technical Sales Manager   Year-end should be a joyous time of year, spent with family and loved ones. Instead for many of us in the Payroll and Finance department, year-end is a time of extra stress and long hours at the office. As we look ahead to the quickly approaching [read on ..]


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