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October 26, 2022

How to source payroll talent (from an expert)

Jim Kohl is the Head of Payroll Operations at Check. As a certified payroll professional with a history of working in the SaaS industry, we asked Jim for advice on what our partners should consider when hiring their first payroll professionals. 

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July 8, 2022

Payroll 101: A few tips on tips

Let’s take a look at how tips drive a massive piece of the payroll world and offer a great segue into the value of an embedded payroll solution.

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April 12, 2022

Payroll blocked by pending State Tax ID’s? The ‘applied for’ status could help.

You’ve spent hours preparing a payroll, only to find it’s blocked by a new employee whose state has not been set up in your payroll system. What can you do?

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March 31, 2022

What is Reciprocity? Managing multi-state tax complexity in payroll

Whether you want employees to opt in themselves, or build a completely custom flow – Check helps platforms manage reciprocity without the headache.

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January 27, 2022

What you need to know about payroll compliance in the US

The payroll industry in the US exists because the U.S. Government requires employers to withhold taxes from employee wages, and then pay them out to the government on time. This requirement creates a very real administrative burden for employers, and is why they work with payroll providers to help them get it right. To build a payroll system that is compliant, payroll providers must meet a long list of requirements, including understanding rules across all 50 states and how those states’ rules interact.

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January 6, 2022

Banking Holiday Payroll Considerations

There are over a thousand holidays in the US. Whether it’s National Pet Day or National Pie Day, there is something special to celebrate everyday of the year. However, there are 11 standard Federal reserve bank holidays which hold a little more importance than the others. While for most people these holidays are an opportunity to honor special events and people, in the payroll space they represent some challenges since payroll cannot be processed on these days.

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