Conference Packing List and Tips Wagepoint

Travel-sized products and containers — If hotel shampoo just won’t do, use travel contains to bring the shampoo or lotion you just can’t live without. Or, check to see if they make a travel size of your favorite items. Business items . You’re not there just to "work the crowd" — you also want to bring your business basics as well.

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Everything You Need to Know About Expense Reimbursement

Travel, dining, mileage, office supplies and other costs that employees incur as part of their jobs are all considered business expenses. That seems straightforward enough. What’s not so clear-cut is the process of reimbursing business expenses. If you’re in the process of establishing or revamping your company expense practices and

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Boost Employee Experience with Feedback Wagepoint

Her travel experiences have taught her the importance of conversation and that is what she brings to the table while creating surveys or content for her readers. Follow on Linkedin Visit Website More Content by Bhavika Sharma . Previous Article. The Accounting and Bookkeeping Facebook Groups You Should Know

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25 People Worth Following for Actionable Small Business Advice

He also maintains fierce competition in the tech world. Recently, Bezos has diversified his portfolio by investing in commercial space travel and utilizing drone technology for package delivery. In light of such accomplishments, small business owners can definitely learn a thing or two from Bezos.

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How Commission Works Sales Commission Structure Wagepoint

Sales - $40,000. 40,000 x 5% (0.05) = $2000. Your employee’s gross commission total would be $2000. Employers need to calculate a gross commission value for each employee depending on the different employment commission structures. In this post, we will outline 7 different ways you can include commission in your pay structure. Bonus Commission.

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World Time Zone Converter International Time Zones Map

Time zones affect businesses in a number of ways, from meeting with other global companies, to planning work around travel, to coordinating with your own remote team. You may only think of time zone differences as a vacation nuisance or that unfortunate sponsor to your jet lag.

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A Fintech Guide to Social Learning Wagepoint

Webinars are regularly posted to Facebook groups and are great for learning without having to venture out to a conference or travel extensively. During webinars, you can post questions and interact with the presenters in the comfort of your own home. Many webinars are promoted through Facebook to encourage you to sign up and join the conversation.

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The Comprehensive List of Small Business Tax Deductions

Travel; Software “The avoidance of tax is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.” —Economist, John Maynard Keynes. While understanding which small business tax deductions you can claim is certain to benefit your bottom line, identifying these …

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Case Study — LiveCA Wagepoint

LiveCA provides its employees with an annual stipend to travel wherever they want. One year, the payroll team at LiveCA used it as a team bonding opportunity and flew to Arizona. They rented out a place together and ran payroll for a week while learning from each other. Since Wagepoint is a cloud-based platform, the payroll specialists were

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Statutory Holidays Statutory Holiday Pay Calculation

In some jurisdictions, statutory holiday pay is calculated at a standard percentage. For instance, in Saskatchewan, employees are paid statutory holiday pay equal to 5% of their wages earned in the four weeks before the holiday. Province. Statutory Holiday Pay, …

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Work at Home Opportunities Benefits of Working Remotely

I still remember the first time I heard about remote working. I read a blog about all the benefits of working in different locations — how it stimulated creativity, made you a more well-rounded person and allowed you the flexibility to travel and live in the places you love.

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Employee Gift-Giving IRS Gift Rules Wagepoint

An employer can give an employee up to $500 in non-cash gifts each year before the gift becomes taxable. In Canada, the rules around gift-giving are a little more straightforward. In fact, the number of non-cash gifts and awards an employer can give an employee is unlimited as long as the combined total value is $500 or less annually.

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Employees vs Contractors – Which one is it

Employees and self-employed individuals may be reimbursed for business or travel expenses. Consider only the expenses that are not reimbursed by the payer. Indicators that the worker is an employee. The worker is not usually responsible for any operating expenses.

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Webinar Recap: Time Tracking + Payroll Wagepoint

The latter is especially useful for employees that travel to different locations for their work, like electricians or other home service technicians. How timekeeping and payroll fit together. We keep singing the praises of timekeeping, but how does it relate to payroll? Good question.

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21st-Century Workforce Benefits of Working Remotely

Working with Ctrip, China’s largest travel agency he tested the benefits on 250 staff over a nine month period. Half worked from home, half stayed in the office. Some of the benefits of working remotely were that Ctrip saved $2000 per-employee annually due to a reduction in the strain on office space. At the same time there was a 13 percent

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Onboarding New Hires: The Step-by-Step Guide

Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you do just that. 1. Identify Which Type of Onboarding is Better. The first step to achieving effective onboarding is to identify the two types: informal and formal. Selecting the right approach for your company should be fairly easy, even if you’re a startup .

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How to Make Your Business Successful Business Growth

Other costs, such as an office, nice furniture, business travel, trade shows and expos, are not always essential. Learn where and how to cut costs, and then keep that mentality no matter how fast your company grows. Within this lean mentality is the need to keep records and produce cash flow projections monthly.

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How to Keep Your New Years Resolution Resolutions For

Whether your resolutions for the New Year are health, financial, or relationship based, they help us grow by giving us a destination to travel towards. Remember to make your goals specific, achievable, and personally meaningful. But don’t forget to cut yourself some slack if things don’t go exactly the way you were planning.

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How to Pick the Perfect Coworking Space for Your Business

This is also a convenient option if you travel or visit the same locations time and again. Where to Learn More. True to the nature of this market, coworking operators come in all shapes and sizes. Some of the more well-known and emerging coworking space finders/operators include Breather,

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How to Calculate Burn Rate Business Money Management

As with most things in life, there is no easy answer here. The most common number that is thrown out is $10k per employee per month which is a “fully burdened” cost. Fully burdened includes things like rent, benefits, travel, etc. in addition salary. Fred Wilson explains more in his post, “Burn Rates: How Much?

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How to File Taxes as a Self-Employed Sole Proprietor

Mileage: For business travel, you will want to invest in a mileage log. While you may choose to take either the standard mileage deduction or actual costs, be advised that once you use the actual cost method, you must keep using that method for subsequent years.

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A Canadian Small Business Employer’s Guide to T4s and T4As

List amount for eligible travel that the employer reimbursed. Box M — Commissions included in the amount in box A or box R. Show any commissions that fall under Box A (Employment Income) or Box R (Income paid to a Native Canadian situated on a reserve or premises). Box N — Charitable donations and gifts

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5 Last-Minute Tax Tips for Canadian Small Businesses

In the same vein, travel expenses and dining out can also raise red flags, making you more likely to get a troublesome letter in the mail. To reduce your risk as much as possible, understand thoroughly what can and cannot be deducted, and keep immaculate records in …

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How to File Sole Proprietorship Taxes — The Practical

How the new TCJA will Affect Sole Proprietors . Unlike corporations (C corps), sole proprietors, partnerships and S corporations are considered pass-through entities. This means that the profits from the business pass through to the owners, who then pay business taxes as part of their personal taxes.

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IRS Payroll Tax Notice — Here's What To Do Wagepoint Blog

Most payroll software will use default rates — SUTA 5.4% and FUTA 0.6%. Before using the default rates, make sure you don't fall into a different rate category. If you have multiple locations in different states, you will need to check the rates for each state. 5. Pay Attention to …

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An 8-Step Guide to Drama-Free Sole Proprietorship Taxes

Sole proprietorships — As implied by the term sole, a sole proprietorship is a small business owned by one person. According to Shopify's Canadian Legal Guide, some of the advantages of a sole proprietorship are: It's easy to set up. Your business taxes are …

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Whitepapers, Guides & E-Books

The Ultimate, Must-Have Small Business Tax Deduction Checklist A companion to our epically Comprehensive List of Small Business Tax Deductions, this definitive checklist will help you make sure you haven't missed all the ways to reduce your tax bill.

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Cost Saving Ideas for Businesses Small Business Mistakes

7. Location, Location, Location. Moving multiple times cost us thousands of dollars, not just for the moves themselves, but also in lost revenue potential. For businesses with physical locations, it is important to be found easily and that your signs are visible to passersby.

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Improve Conversion Rate Generating Sales Leads Wagepoint

Here are a few things you can do to make your first impressions awesome and improve conversion rates. 1. Get as much information about referrals as you can. When you get a lead through a referral, make sure to get as much information as you can from the referrer before starting a conversation. Send an email, make a phone call—any background

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Handing Off the Reigns: 5 Steps to a Viable Succession Plan

Identify the functions that the successor should take on and subsets of duties that could be delegated. By putting these options into the succession plan now, it will be more accurate and flexible, which will ensure a successful transition. 4. Grow a Formal Training Program.

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10 Body Language Signals to Watch for in Every Interview

Interviews are hard. Misjudging a candidate could mean the loss of skills vital to your company or possibly hiring the wrong person. And with an average price tag of $4,000 to simply recruit, hire and train someone, interviewing skills involve more than simply asking the right questions.. Now more than ever, interviewers must also be able to read a job seeker’s body language, in order to

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Benefits of Mobile App For Business Advantages of Mobile

Tom has a uniquely diverse background. After 10 years in the ski travel industry, he became a web development PM, a Software Trainer and consultant, as well as a supervisor in a homeless shelter. At every level, he focused on building relationships.

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