What’s Your Perspective? 2017 Year in Review

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...
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Business Reports – Getting more bang for the buck!

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.
 “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...
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Payroll – It’s on you

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:
  1. Allow comp time for overtime hours worked
  2. Misclassification of workers
  3. Know the rules regarding the time you have to pay a leaving employee their 'last paycheck'.
  4. Payroll taxes should be a priority regardless of your cash-flow or...
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