Retirement Plans for Yourself and Employees

Retirement Plans for Yourself and Employees

Watch on YouTube: The phrase “retirement plan” may send you into a panic attack, but setting one up for you and your employees is an important way to ensure that your people (and yourself) are taken care of in the long run. Let’s push through the panic and get you started with some retirement plan basics. Our goal here is to give you some base-level familiarity with retirement accounts. This article can prepare you for a future conversation with a financial advisor who has your own best interest at heart (the legal term for this is fiduciary duty). Retirement plans…
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Health Coverage Options and Requirements for Small Business Employers

Health Coverage Options and Requirements for Small Business Employers

“If you haven’t got your health, you haven’t got anything.” - Count Rugen Even Count Rugen (Inigo Montoya’s nemesis from The Princess Bride) knows that health is of the utmost importance, but it seems like health insurance gets more and more complicated every year. Who has the time to figure all of this stuff out? Though we at TL;DR: Accounting are not health insurance advisors, we can give you some basic information that will help you prepare for a conversation with a health insurance advisor or broker. Before we get started, please note that this article is meant for businesses…
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Gusto vs. QBO Payroll: Which Is the Payroll Service for You?

Gusto vs. QBO Payroll: Which Is the Payroll Service for You?

So you’ve hired some employees (or you’ve had employees for a while) and you’re considering getting some kind of payroll software. Let us stop you right there: definitely get some kind of payroll software. Trying to do payroll manually is simply not cost-effective at all, especially since there are now many great options that automate so much tedious calculation. …but if you take our advice and decide to get some payroll software, which package should you choose? For the purposes of this article, we’re going to cover two of the most popular payroll services out there: QuickBooks Online Payroll and…
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