What is payroll outsourcing and is it something your company should be doing?
What is payroll outsourcing? — This means paying a company specializing in payroll management to handle all of your payroll needs.
These companies deal with everything from calculating your employees’ salaries to paying them via direct deposit. They also calculate all taxes due, and then pay federal, state and city authorities tax departments.
Is it a smart idea for your company? — If you have ever had problems with payroll, or struggle every month to pay your employees on time, hiring a company for payroll outsourcing is a smart idea.
It can take a lot of resources to pay a payroll department. It can take even more to make sure your payroll department is legally compliant with all tax laws and, if not, could end up costing you a large amount of money in fines.
Pay a payroll company, however, and you free up your staff to do other things that could be more beneficial to the company. At the same time, you ensure you are always legally compliant with both federal and state tax authorities.
The cost of payroll outsourcing — One of the things that may stop you from paying a company to handle your payroll is the cost. A cost that you have not needed to pay previously.
When you look carefully at how much it would cost you every month, compared to the time, money and legal issues they could be saving you, however, you will realize quickly you should have been paying a company for payroll outsourcing long ago.
Ask managers you may know in other companies if they outsource their payroll and, if so, do they recommend the company they use?
In most cases you will find not only are they willing to give you information about the company they use, they also do not regret using them.
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