March 6, 2018

You can learn about payroll basics through a three week online course. Materials will be provided to you online, where you study at your own pace. Every Friday, Mark will be available by audio conference to expand on the material and take your questions.

This part self-...

January 23, 2018

Brining payroll in-house?

Confused with all the various laws and regulations?

Operate in more than one state or locality?

The professionals at MS Payroll can guide you through the maze, and leave your payroll processing system effective and efficient.

Contact MS Payroll fo...

December 5, 2017

This is the basis for much of the labor law in the United States today. It governs overtime, minimum wage, child labor and other important practices. . Worker complaints that fall under its authority are a major cause of liability and even criminal complaints against e...

October 7, 2017

There are a variety of fringe benefits and supplemental wage payments used by employers to reward workers for a job well done. Some are reimbursements which do not have to be taxes, and some are in the form of bonuses or incentives.

There are many and varied rules, diff...

April 18, 2017

Nobody’s perfect. Mistakes happen, deadlines get missed. Penalties and interest are the result, and they can be severe under certain circumstances. Although penalties and interest are part of the law, the IRS and State taxing agencies do have procedures to get them red...

February 2, 2017

The dreaded letter came in the mail. You’re being audited! The time to evaluate the potential impact on your business is now, before the auditor gets there.

There are mistakes many people make that make the process more painful than it needs to be. Knowing what to expec...

January 12, 2017

Learn about various payroll topics from the comfort of your own office or home. Simply call in and listen to Mark speak for approximately one hour, and follow along on the Powerpoint presentation provided.

He’ll answer all your questions, and surprise bonuses as well.


June 10, 2016

Many businesses use I/C’s in conjunction with acknowledged employees. There are statutes that make certain workers employees, and hence subject to payroll taxes. But most working relationships are judged by common law – a set of 20 factors that auditors use to judge wh...

May 18, 2016

The IRS, some States, and localities in those States all may require a piece of your employees’ wages.

How sure are you that your system is designed to w/h for all of them, at the correct rates?

Do your workers cross state lines?

If so, which has jurisdiction?

Do you know...

November 3, 2015

10 years ago, Congress passed the Sarbanes Oxley Act. For publically traded companies, it mandated Top Management oversight of operation that affected financial status of the company, and the reporting thereof. Policies and procedures are one benchmark used by auditors...

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