What’s Your Perspective? By: BSSNW Staff Writer Have you ever noticed how Mt. Baker ‘shape-shifts’ depending from where along the I-5 corridor you are? Its silhouette - while familiar, dramatically changes depending on your perspective. Much like our shared mountain, North Puget Sound business communities face similar challenges and overcome similar obstacles. However, each one’s perspective is slightly different based upon their own community’s influences and point of...More info
Join Business Support Services' Business Coach, Chris McGee as he leads 1-1/2 hour informal round table discussions about getting the most bang for your buck with business reports.More info
“I recently attended a Quickbooks educational class taught by Chris. His knowledge of QuickBooks is evident. He is also very patient and makes sure everyone attending understands all aspects of the training, even with the different levels of...
Bellingham, you may have already heard but in the Fall of 2016, Washington State voters approved paid sick leave. It takes effect on January 1, 2018. *** Click HERE for more info Paid Sick Leave Mandate (PDF) *** Along with three other primary changes, "employers in Washington State will be required to provide their employees with paid sick leave" directly affecting how small and midsize...More info
What you don't know definitely can end up hurting you because ultimately reporting and paying payroll taxes correctly and on time is an employer's responsibility. Some common payroll mistakes:More info
- Allow comp time for overtime hours worked
- Misclassification of workers
- Know the rules regarding the time you have to pay a leaving employee their 'last paycheck'.
- Payroll taxes should be a priority regardless of your cash-flow or...