Greenshades Blog


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 ..]


What is the future of ACA?

Posted on December 13th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager I could not sleep on election night. All the crying was keeping me awake. Before you stop reading, I should probably clarify. My (then) two-month-old son kept me up the whole night. So, like many of my colleagues, I found myself quite dazed and tired on Wednesday. However, mine [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 ..]


Meet Captain Compliance

Posted on September 15th, 2016

Have you met Captain Compliance? Greenshades is happy to present our reIMAGINE 2016 video. We hope you enjoy. Are you looking for an easier way to handle time-off requests, year-end forms, or ACA compliance? Contact us today at sales@greenshades.com.


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 ..]


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