After the close of every quarter, businesses are reminded of the many existing tax code intricacies. One lesser known layer not to be taken lightly is the common paymaster rule. This rule can have a major effect on employers with distributed workforces where employees work in multiple … [Read more...] about Common Paymaster: What you need to know
What is EITC? An Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a reduction in the amount of tax an employee owes (or an increase in income tax refunds) and it is available to certain qualified individuals. In some states, employers are required to provide specific notices to inform their employees about the … [Read more...] about What are your EITC obligations?
Our new software release occurred successfully as planned this last weekend, and our new user interface is up and ready to help our clients manage their employees. We sent full release notes to all clients on Thursday, which included details of each change. As an added tool, we have created a … [Read more...] about eStratEx Manager FAQ Video
After many months of hard work behind the scenes, we are excited to announce the release of brand new Myself, Team and Management pages this weekend. Each of the new pages bring a cleaner look, which include useful graphics and new features. We’ve also reorganized previous pages into more relevant … [Read more...] about Our New and Improved User Interface Has Arrived!
"We rise by lifting others" - Robert Ingersoll Whew. We made it. The "most wonderful time of the year" is behind us. Also known as: "The busiest and most stressful time of the year." It's so easy to get caught up in the busyness. Gifts to buy, ship and wrap. Special food that needs to be bought, … [Read more...] about StratEx Serves: United Way
(Note: This post was written in conjunction with Madeline McDonnell and Adriana Popovich, both StratEx HR Account Managers.) Happy New Year! As we do each year, we've put together our list of "Must-do" HR updates for a successful and friction-free coming year. Please read through these … [Read more...] about Must-do HR Updates for 2017
StratEx is growing! We are excited to announce an investment from Halyard Capital. A big part of this investment is allocated for expansion capital and will help StratEx get into a position for fast growth in 2017. Jonathan Barnes, Partner of Halyard Capital, commented, "This investment is … [Read more...] about Positioned for Growth with New Investment from Halyard Capital
Now that we are halfway through the 4th quarter of 2016, it is time to start making changes to your 2017 company handbook. There are a number of Illinois law updates to keep in mind as you make changes. VESSA The Victims' Economic Security and Safety Act (VESSA) was recently amended with … [Read more...] about Illinois Company Handbook Updates for 2017