Category Archives: COVID-19

Greenshades Year-End Showcase: What, Where, and Why You Should Attend

By Erica Kasper Content Marketing Manager Greenshades Year-End Showcase is on October 21, 2020. It sounds like a big event, perhaps something you might not want to miss. And it is! But what exactly IS it? Year-End Showcase: The “What” Greenshades Year-End Showcase is an all-day virtual event. It’s free to attend, so anyone can […]

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Updated FFCRA Regulations Now in Effect

By Erica Kasper Content Marketing Manager On September 11, the Department of Labor issued some revised regulations for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). You may recall that the FFCRA mandates that employers with fewer than 500 employees offer paid sick leave and expanded Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave to employees affected […]

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Four Things to Look for in an HR and Payroll Software Provider

By Erica Kasper Content Marketing Manager Let’s do a little word association. What comes to mind when you see the following terms? Payroll. Taxation. Employee retention credit. Compliance. Form 941. If this list is confusing, or worse, makes you want to curl up into a ball, you’re not alone. Thanks to COVID-19, the payroll landscape […]

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To Defer or Not to Defer

By Laura Detsch Compliance Officer On August 8, 2020, the President signed a memorandum with the subject line of: Deferring Payroll Tax Obligations in Light of the Ongoing COVID-19 Disaster.  This memorandum’s intent was to provide temporary relief to support working Americans during these challenging times.  During the period of September 1, 2020, through December […]

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Onboarding in the time of COVID-19

By Erica Kasper Content Marketing Manager I started a new job this week: Content Marketing Manager at Greenshades Software. Usually, the first day of a new job is spent touring the building, meeting the other employees, and filling out paperwork. For me, the first day began when I was greeted at the office door by […]

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IRS Form 941X (Rev. July 2020)

By Laura Detsch Compliance Officer There is a draft version of the IRS Form 941X (Rev. July 2020) available. The final version is expected to be available by the end of September 2020. This revision incorporates the additional elements related to the changes implemented on the Form 941 (Rev. April 2020) and 941-SS (Rev. April 2020), which factored in the payroll […]

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COVID-19 and the W-2

By Laura Detsch Compliance Officer 2020 will certainly be a year to remember.  COVID-19 has created many IRS reporting challenges for those opting to receive the credits provided by the federal government.   The latest change is the requirement to report any information regarding the qualified paid sick and emergency family leave that will need to […]

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Save the Date! Because You’re Invited

By Bethany Knittel Channel Marketing Manager Summer – the much-anticipated time of year when school is out, watermelon is back in season and sunshine is calling your name! We love summer here in the Sunshine State, home to our Greenshades Headquarters in sunny Jacksonville, FL. Normally, these summer rays see our Greenshades faces flying all over the nation visiting […]

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CARES Act – Employer Retention Credit

The Cares Act is ‘phase 3’ of the federal stimulus package fighting the effects of COVID-19. As with most federal Bills this one has many facets to it that will assist a wide array of needs. The CARES ACT assists via Small Business Interruption Loans, the Economic Impact Payments, financial assistance to businesses that have been severely affected, the Employee Retention Credit, there are healthcare provisions, suspended federal student loan payments, and even addresses some withdrawals from retirement […]

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