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Greenshades Year-End: How to get ready for W-2 and 1099 forms

By Justin Kirkland  Senior Sales Engineer     With year-end approaching at great speed, we at Greenshades have been doing a series of webinars revolving around all things year-end. On one of those webinars, we had an attendee ask if we had a check list that could be used to get ready to process W-2 and 1099s forms. At the time, I […]

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IRS reminds employers, business owners of Jan. 31 filing deadline for wage statements, independent contractor forms

Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded employers and other businesses that Jan. 31 remains the filing deadline for wage statements and independent contractor forms. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 started a requirement for employers to file their copies of Form W-2, Wage […]

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Election Day

By Brittany Llorente Brllorente@greenshades.com   Vote. Vote. Vote. There are many reasons to vote. Today, all over the country, politicians, friends, family, celebrities, and employers are encouraging you to vote. Even the astronauts in space have found a way to vote through a special electronic ballot. So, what about those who are still earth-bound on […]

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FBI Releases Article on Defending Against Payroll Phishing Scams

In an ongoing effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed, Greenshades wants to share information from government or payroll organizations to aid in that cause. — Information courtesy of the NCCIC The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released an article on building a digital defense against phishing scams targeting electronically deposited paychecks. […]

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Onboarding made easy

By Brittany Llorente Brllorente@greenshades.com   When I was hired on at Greenshades I was impressed with how smoothly the onboarding process ran. Even with the long to-do list associated with new-hires, I was able to complete nearly all the forms online through the Greenshades Employee Portal. I didn’t think it could get better. I was […]

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Tax Security 101: Tax professionals must use strong passwords, encryption to protect taxpayer data

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com.   Information courtesy of the Internal […]

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IRS continues warning on impersonation scams; Reminds people to remain alert to other scams, schemes this summer

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com.   Information courtesy of the Internal […]

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Austin Paid Sick Leave

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   During the last few years, there has been a huge push for paid sick leave. A lot of push. This comes from a parallel initiative in home vs. work balance. In February, the city of Austin passed an ordinance requiring businesses to give employees access to paid sick […]

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