Employer Mandate Reporting Requirements

February 25, 2016  

Employer Mandate reporting for the 2015 tax year has begun. In this article, we will briefly explain the responsibilities of employers of different sizes and in different situations. Reporting is mandatory for large employers with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees. It’s also mandatory for those small employers with less than 50 full-time equivalents that […]

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Payroll Issues Part II

July 21, 2015  

This is the second part of an article from BCM Payroll Services that address some of the issues you face as an employer. BCM Payroll Services has helped local businesses in Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia for more than 18 years. Holiday Pay Holiday pay can be another area of confusion for employers. How […]

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Payroll Issues Part One

July 14, 2015  

While you rely on a payroll provider like BCM Payroll Services (located in Chambersburg, PA, serving South Central PA, and Maryland from Hagerstown to Frederick), there are many complexities that you still need to be aware of. Frequency and Timing of Payrolls Payroll can be paid weekly, bi-weekly (every two weeks), semi-monthly, or monthly. Employees […]

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Contractor or Employee?

June 15, 2015  

Today many businesses and workers are seriously considering their options – whether to hire an employee, and in the case of a worker, whether to be one. Since the recession of 2008-2009, hiring has been slow to return to normal rates and many former employees were forced to find creative ways to make a living. […]

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The Importance of Form I-9 Compliance

June 9, 2015  

As a Chambersburg-area business owner, you know the importance of compliance with your company’s private policies and impeccable record retention. What’s even more important is compliance with federal documentation requirements for your employees’ identity and authorization to work in the United States. Since the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, federal law requires employers […]

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Top 10 Advantages of Web-Based Payroll Systems

June 6, 2015  

If you are running your own company, you probably find it difficult to fit in all the administrative work between winning jobs, closing sales, and completing contracts. Big corporations have specialist departments and the heads of big companies have plenty of time to keep track of productivity because they have staff to take over the […]

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IE 11 Compatibility with RSS

April 4, 2014  

We recently rolled out Report Self Service to our paperless clients as a way of securing your personal information. Therefore, we are taking the necessary steps to secure your information. We help prevent unauthorized access by requiring user login through a secure firewall and security infrastructure to protect the privacy of personal information submitted through the […]

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Dangers of Free Payroll Software

March 19, 2014  

An increasing number of businesses are opting to outsource payroll to ensure there are no discrepancies in this crucial administrative function. Not only does managing payroll in-house cost more, but it puts the company at risk in case an error is made. With more government and tax regulations coming into effect, it’s essential to keep […]

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IRS Withholding Calculator

March 10, 2014  

Not sure how to fill out on your IRS Form W4? Everybody’s situation is different, and there is no precise answer. To make sure you are having the correct amount withheld from your pay, the IRS has developed a withholding calculator designed to help individuals avoid having too little tax withheld. From the IRS: If […]

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Welcome Back Seasonal Clients

March 4, 2014  

A warm “Welcome back” to our seasonal clients! The winter here in southern Pennsylvania seems to have been exceptionally long and it’s good to see flowers blooming, sunshine and warmer weather. It’s also great to see the landscaping and paving trucks on the roads in Chambersburg and Shippensburg. Things to keep in mind as you […]

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