Greenshades Blog


Why you should start preparing for January as soon as possible

Posted on August 23rd, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Brllorente@greenshades.com   For most payroll professionals, January is the busiest time of the year. Most dread the month and once it is wrapped up, don’t want to think about January again until some time in December. However, the time to look at your year-end processes are now. Here are a few reasons [read on ..]


Increase seen in phishing emails

Posted on January 25th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate On Friday, January 19, Greenshades sent an email to our clients notifying them of some phishing attempts that had been made recently in the Microsoft Community. To keep everyone aware, we are posting this email as a blog. We find it is important that everyone stay vigilant against hackers and [read on ..]


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 ..]


Mileage and ACA updates from the IRS

Posted on December 29th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   The IRS has released two updates over the last week that are of notice to the Payroll and HR community. We want to make sure that as you turn to us for information, that we can provide all the information we can to you in one place. IRS [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 ..]


Don’t forget about the Affordable Care Act

Posted on October 6th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   Sounds obvious, right? Sometimes I feel like I’m playing Bill Murray’s character from the early 90’s hit movie, Groundhog Day. Every time I turn on the television or listen to talk radio, I keep hearing the same question: When is “Obamacare” (the Affordable Care Act) going away? [read on ..]


Not having a (physical) paper trail

Posted on September 22nd, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Last year at GPUG Summit, the whole Greenshades team was dressed up like lifeguards. In case you need a reminder of our whistles, visors, board shorts and flip-flops, I give you exhibit A. We were lifeguards, wanting to save you from drowning in paper. Though it has been [read on ..]


Employee misclassification and the IRS

Posted on April 27th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate During my time here at Greenshades, I have taken and passed our mandatory payroll foundations exam,  which helps ensure Greenshades employees have a basic understanding of payroll. Being a payroll and HR centric business, it is for the betterment of our employees and our clients. I have been amazed [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 ..]


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