How to Avoid W-2 Errors

by APS | Sep 29, 2016 | Blog, Payroll | 0 Comments

Common Form W-2 Errors

Mistakes happen to the best of us. But when a mistake happens on an employee's Form W-2, it's important to correct it immediately to avoid any potential fines. But wouldn't it be even better to avoid them altogether?

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Changes Coming to Form I-9

by APS | Sep 27, 2016 | Blog, Industry Insights, Core HR | 0 Comments


The new version of Form I-9 is on its way. According to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the updated form will be made available starting November 22, 2016. Employers may keep using the current version until January 21, 2017. After the January 21 date, all previous Form I-9 versions will be invalid.

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ACA Reporting: Are You Prepared?

by APS | Sep 22, 2016 | Blog, Core HR, Affordable Care Act | 0 Comments

1094-C and 1095-C Reporting for 2016 is Right Around the Corner

HR managers breathed a sigh of relief when the IRS rolled out extended deadlines last December for Affordable Care Act (ACA) information reporting for the 2015 tax year. But extended reporting deadlines are ending, meaning 2016 reporting information will be due earlier. How prepared is your company for upcoming ACA reporting requirements?

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Are You Ready for Upcoming FLSA Overtime Changes?

by APS | Sep 20, 2016 | Blog, Industry Insights, Core HR | 0 Comments

2016 FLSA Overtime Changes

Overview

The Department of Labor (DOL) made significant changes regarding the overtime exemption portion of the Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA) as it pertains to executive, administrative and professional (EAP) employees.

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How Did ACA Reporting Go for Your Company?

by APS | Sep 15, 2016 | Blog, Core HR, Affordable Care Act | 0 Comments

Understanding the guidelines of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and how they affect your business is a daunting task. It takes a considerable amount of your time to determine a company's strategy, gather the information you need to manage and track ACA requirements, all while reporting that information correctly to the IRS.

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APS Scores a Touchdown with National Payroll Week

by APS | Sep 14, 2016 | Blog, Industry Insights, Payroll | 0 Comments

Last week, APS celebrated American Payroll Association's National Payroll Week (NPW). APS participated as an NPW Supporter to help spread the NPW message, as well as recognize the achievements of our own payroll professionals and those we work with through our customers.  

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Switching to Paperless Payroll

by APS | Sep 01, 2016 | Blog, Industry Insights, Payroll | 0 Comments

The Paperless Payroll Trend

Businesses are recognizing the benefits of a paperless payroll solution as part of streamlining the entire payroll process.

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APS Celebrates Workers with More Than Just Pay

Shreveport, LA - August 26, 2016 - APS, a leader in cloud-based workforce management solutions and payroll tax compliance services, is joining in the salute to the American worker and payroll professionals by participating in National Payroll Week, which coincides with the nation's Labor Day celebration.

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8 Questions a Hiring Manager Should Never Ask

Ask Questions That Won't Land You in Hot Water

If you're looking to develop a hiring process in your company, or even if you already have one, it's important to look at your interview process. You need to determine what types of questions you are planning to ask potential candidates.

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6 Ways to Reduce Employee Turnover

by APS | Aug 18, 2016 | Blog, Industry Insights, HR | 0 Comments

The Pain of Employee Turnover

One of the biggest pain points for companies is managing employee turnover. It costs money to recruit, hire, onboard, and train a new employee. So when that same employee turns around and quits six months later, most efforts are lost which negatively impacts the company's bottom line. 

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