Many business owners fail to consider all of the difficulties that arise when it comes to payroll. A simple error could cost you the trust of your staff and even cause reliable, talented individuals to resign. In addition, these mistakes could cost you thousands of dollars in penalties, along with hours of time correcting errors.
As a small business owner, you may feel like there’s just not enough hours in a day. Time is extremely precious – and putting in extra hours after a full work day to run payroll can take its toll, especially if you’re still dealing with spreadsheets and cutting checks by hand.
There comes a time in every small business when outsourcing certain aspects of operation becomes the right decision. However, coming to that conclusion is often difficult for small business owners who are used to taking on everything themselves.
According to a recent article in the Star Tribune, some businesses in Minneapolis and St. Paul are delaying compliance with new ordinances regarding sick and safe time leave that went into effect July 1.
Municipal sick and safe leave and minimum wage ordinances around the U.S. are creating a layer of complexity for businesses, and the Twin Cities is no exception.
For companies with workers who are on the move – like maintenance crews, fleet drivers, or staff supporting multiple locations – determining where and when they are physically performing work is a payroll challenge thanks to new municipal wage and leave ordinances.