Payroll: Ready to boost your bottom line and client relationships?

Sponsored by Intuit, Paychex, SurePayroll, AccountantsWorld, ADP and Care.com HomePay

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Wage and tax calculations, IRS requirements, treatment of 401(k) and other contributions, and filing deadlines are only a few of the arduous tasks that can make payroll administration and management a challenge for even the most dedicated business owners—and a thriving service area for CPAs.

As experienced professionals skilled in finance, tax, and in many cases management and Human resources, CPAs are uniquely positioned to guide clients, both business and consumer, through a process that each year has become more fraught with complex laws, regulations, and policies. Benefits for CPAs providing payroll services can range from increased revenue and a deeper client commitment to new professional development opportunities for staff and an enhanced reputation. In this Special Focus Report, executives in payroll and human resources administration discuss issues ranging from the benefits and top features of client payroll systems to the effect that technology is having on them.

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As an employer, trusted business adviser, or HR professional, you will need to be aware of exemption guidance, record requirements, advice for clients, and typical problems in applying overtime pay.

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News quiz: Good news on pay and benefits for accountants

CPAs can find much to like in recent reports, including news that their expertise and skills are in such demand that pay is expected to rise and that their employers value professional certifications.

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As you weather the dog days of summer, it’s a good time to make sure your cybersecurity structure can stand up to the heat of external and internal threats. Here are six steps to help shore up your systems.