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What is the NJ Notice of Employer Contribution Rates?

By Pieper Payroll / July 30, 2018 /

Every year at the end of July every employer subject to NJ unemployment taxes receives a “Notice of Employer Contribution Rates”. The form is light blue and mailed from The State of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Employment Security Agency. The Purpose of This Important Form The purpose of the form is…

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What is the New Jersey Combined Assessment Bill?

By Pieper Payroll / July 15, 2018 /

Every year at the beginning of July every employer subject to NJ unemployment taxes receives a “Combined Assessment Bill”. The form is salmon colored and is mailed from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJ LWD) Division of Employer Accounts. Because NJ LWD is also responsible for administering New Jersey’s unemployment and…

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The Top 14 Questions About the New IRS Withholding Tables

By Pieper Payroll / June 30, 2018 /

Following the recent tax law changes, it’s especially important for certain employees to use the Withholding Calculator on IRS.gov to check if they are having the right amount of withholding. Q: What is a withholding table? A: A withholding table shows the employer and payroll service how much tax to withhold from employee paychecks, given…

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Six Common Payroll Errors Made By New Jersey Employers

By Pieper Payroll / June 15, 2018 /

Making payroll mistakes can become costly for everyone. Unfortunately, they happen at all types of small businesses. Discover six common payroll errors made by New Jersey employers to see if you are making any of them. 1) Classifying W2 Employees as 1099 Contractors Employers sometimes choose to set-up what should be W2 employees as 1099…

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Client Resources Articles

By Pieper Payroll / October 24, 2017 /

Client Resources Articles Client Resources Article Index If you receive a IRS Notice titled “Your 2015 Federal Tax Deposit Requirements for Form 941” New Jersey Announces an Increase in Minimum Wage to $8.38 an Hour 3Q14 Quarterly Reports Have Been Filed Pieper Payroll Completes Quarter Balancing for Clients with Updated UI/DI Contribution Rates Pieper Payroll…

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What are the benefits of payroll outsourcing?

By Pieper Payroll / October 24, 2017 /

Because it is inexpensive relative to the benefits provided, payroll services are frequently one of the first business functions that a small business will outsource to a payroll outsourcing services provider. Here are the key benefits of payroll outsourcing: Save Time and Money A good payroll outsourcing service will have invested in specialized software and…

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New Jersey Payroll: What payroll options are available?

By Pieper Payroll / October 24, 2017 /

It’s no surprise that NJ Small Business Owners are looking for payroll options that will minimize the risk of payroll compliance issues. If you are a small business operating in New Jersey you already know that New Jersey Payroll Taxes are among the most complicated in the nation. While most states only have an employee…

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W2 and W3 Reporting in New Jersey

By Pieper Payroll / October 24, 2017 /

Every year I receive a few questions related to W2 and W3 reporting. Employees should receive a Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement from each of their employers where they worked during the year. Employers have until January 31 to send their employees a Form W-2 earnings statement. If you haven’t received your W-2 by…

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Payroll Management: What to look for when you hire a payroll manager

By Pieper Payroll / October 24, 2017 /

Most New Jersey based small business owners are looking the same thing when they seek to hire a NJ payroll service to handle their payroll management: Low cost, accuracy, convenience, and expert help. Local payroll services are your best choice when evaluating alternatives. Low Cost: The best values are usually offered by local payroll servicesas they…

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NJ Employers: How the July 1, 2011 FUTA Tax Rate Change Affects You

By Pieper Payroll / October 24, 2017 /

In 1976, the Federal Government added a 0.2% surtax on the then 6% FUTA tax rate, or Federal Unemployment tax, that was created to repay loans made to cover the high demand on unemployment insurance and thus the resulting shortfall in funding. The demand on funding was due to high unemployment in the early 70′s.…

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