Big Changes in Social Security and Retirement Plans for 2018

From 401(k) plans to individual retirement accounts to Social Security, the federal government has been busy in recent weeks adjusting numbers for 2018. Whether you’re an employee or business owner, senior management or nonexempt staff, these changes may affect how you approach retirement in the coming months and years. Social Security: New ceilings First, let’s[…]

When Should You Hire Temporary Help?

You’re doing everything possible to keep your business moving forward. However, does interviewing, hiring and recruiting top talent always get put off? Using temp-to-hire positions has a number of benefits. Bringing workers on temporarily gives you the chance to see if new employees are a good fit for your company without committing to them long[…]

February 2018 Featured Client – CASA of Mesa County

Do you love to hear encouraging stories? An encouraging story is created each time a person gives of himself or herself to journey with and love someone in need. Autopaychecks’ February featured client, CASA of Mesa County, has worked towards acting as a source of encouragement and light in children’s lives since its founding. Court[…]

How to Prevent and Address Sexual Harassment in Your Company

Allegations made about producer Harvey Weinstein engaging in years of rampant sexual harassment have focused people on the issue. This and other high-profile cases — in business and politics — have heightened awareness of the problem. At your firm, preparation in knowing what to do to respond to allegations is key to preventing them from[…]

Is This Your Situation: Trying to Figure Out the New Tax Law

The tax bill signed into law at the end of 2017 changed the tax landscape for almost everyone, whether you have a modest income or are wealthy, whether you’re a business owner or an employee, whether you’ve been itemizing or taking the standard deduction. Below are some of the most significant changes. Taxes for Individuals[…]

Make Employees Smile with Dental Benefits

Employees with dental benefits are more likely to visit dentists to receive regular treatment, and employers want plans offering more frequent dental cleanings at 100 percent coverage, especially for pregnant workers and their children, since dental exams are an early detector for gestational diabetes and early childhood diabetes. Employees have become more astute health care[…]

Autopaychecks’ January Featured Employee

January’s featured employee is John Hildebrand. John is the President of Business Development at Autopaychecks and has been since November 2007. John holds a Bachelor’s Degree from University of California Riverside and has worn many hats over the years, all of which revolved around relationship-building and sales. John’s passion is to always find a “Win-Win”[…]

January Featured Client

  Autopaychecks is excited to feature Home Care of the Grand Valley, Inc. for the month of January. Home Care of the Grand Valley, Inc. provides nursing, therapy, personal care and personal response buttons in Mesa, Garfield, Pitkin, Eagle and Gunnison Counties. Home Care of the Grand Valley started as a local not-for-profit homecare agency[…]

7 Employee Award Programs to Boost Morale

Part of running a successful business is keeping not just customers happy, but employees too. Good employee morale will mean more productivity, so it’s important that you design ways to show employees your appreciation and recognize their achievements. There are many different types of award programs that you can implement, but we’ve rounded up some[…]