We’re very excited to introduce the Mosey sales tax registration beta! Since we went GA earlier this year (can you believe it’s almost been a year??), startup founders, controllers, and finance teams have been asking us to help them with sales tax. There are three critical parts of sales tax: registration, collection, and reporting—some providers will help with collection and/or reporting, but no sales tax provider wants to touch registration.
Understanding the difference between exempt and non-exempt employees is critical to properly running your business and paying your employees fairly. Review with Mosey the basics of exempt and non-exempt employees. What Is an Exempt Employee? When we talk about exempt employees, we’re referring to employees who aren’t covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). These employees are paid a fixed salary and are exempt from earning overtime pay, among other protections.
Paid sick leave (PSL) is time off that allows employees to recover from short-term illnesses or attend medical appointments without losing their regular wages. Unlike unpaid leave, which is federally mandated under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), PSL is employer-funded. Generally, employees accrue this type of leave based on hours worked. For instance, you could earn one hour of PSL for every 30 hours you work, up to a set limit, such as seven days per year.
Taxes aren’t exactly exciting — but they’re a necessary part of doing business. If the term State Unemployment Tax Act or SUTA sounds intimidating, don’t worry. Let’s break it down piece by piece. What Is SUTA? The State Unemployment Tax Act, commonly known as SUTA, is a state-level payroll tax that funds temporary unemployment benefits for individuals who have lost their jobs. The SUTA tax fills state unemployment insurance coffers, ensuring a safety net for employees between jobs.
In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, having a plan in place for managing your human capital is key — and that’s where human resource planning (HRP) comes in. Human resource planning plays a critical role in making sure that your organization is well-equipped with the right talent at the right time. Today, we’re walking through the intricacies of HRP so you can implement this practice in your organization. What Is Human Resource Planning?
Compliance automation has proven to be a valuable tool across all businesses. Automating workflows has become crucial in growing companies — it clears employees’ time to focus on essential tasks that need a human touch. Let’s dive into what compliance automation is, its significance, and the substantial advantages it brings to businesses. What Is Compliance Automation? In simple terms, compliance automation uses software to keep a steady eye on your business, making sure everything lines up with the rules in each jurisdiction.
Starting a new business is an exhilarating venture, but before you jump right into the day-to-day operations, it’s important to decide on your business structure. The choice between forming a sole proprietorship vs. LLC can profoundly impact everything from your personal liability protection to how you file income tax returns. Let’s get into the specifics of each to help business owners like you make informed decisions. What Is a Sole Proprietorship?
A foreign corporation is a business entity incorporated in one jurisdiction, but doing business in another. When a business entity, like a corporation or limited liability company, operates outside its home state, it’s considered “foreign” in the states where it transacts business — even though it’s a domestic corporation in its place of origin. Let’s dive into the basics around foreign corporations. What Are the Basics of a Foreign Corporation?
In the corporate landscape, C corporations stand out as a common corporate structure for entrepreneurs. Small business owners and individuals in finance or HR roles need a comprehensive understanding of what sets C corporations apart. Here, we unravel the complexities of C corps, shedding light on their structure, tax implications, and the liability protections they provide to businesses. What Is a C Corp? A C corporation, commonly referred to as a C corp, stands as a separate legal entity from its owners or shareholders.
Payroll isn’t just about doling out paychecks. It’s a complex system involving numerous elements, such as calculating employee hours, tax withholdings, and various other deductions. Then, there’s the matter of making sure those funds actually make it into your employee’s bank account. If payroll sounds overwhelming, read on as we break it down in this guide. What Is Payroll? Payroll is a crucial process every small business needs to master.