Kentucky Oaks Day 2017 at Churchill Downs is Friday, May 5th

Oaks Day (as we Louisvillians call it), which occurs the Friday before the Derby, is considered Louisville’s Local Day. However, it has gained popularity with out-of-towners over the years. This race is a Grade 1 stakes race for 3 year-old Thoroughbred Fillies and the winning horse is draped with a beautiful garland of Stargazer Lilies. [...]

IRS 2016 Payroll Penalty Stats

The IRS provides statistics that underscore the importance of payroll professionals to the integrity of the tax system.  Internal Revenue Service Data Book, 2016, 3-30-17; detailed information on this and other IRS statistics can be found at https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-soi/16databk.pdf This source reports that of the $3.33 trillion that was paid into the Treasury for 2016, $2.28 [...]

The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby is almost here

Unless you’re a Louisville native, the Kentucky Derby can be “just another day” on your calendar. It’s a big deal for us and our city. This year is the 143rd Kentucky Derby, an event rich in history and pageantry. There are lots of events leading up to and including the Derby. Kickoff to the Derby [...]

The latest developments in I-9 compliance

Employers are required to comply with I-9 verification for all employees. Failure to properly utilize the form may subject the business to liability and potential personal liability. • Enhanced enforcement is a priority • Increased civil penalties in 2016 • Criminal charges a focus Examples of Civil Penalties – 1st Offense: • Knowingly hiring or [...]

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Regulatory Compliance Can Limit Small Business Growth

It is not new news that the more government regulations a small business has to comply with, the more human and financial capital are drained away from the potential growth of that company.  According to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), 28% of small employers cited cost as their biggest regulatory problem, 18% cited [...]

Buying Tickets to NCAA tournament? Planning Spring Break Trip? BBB has tips

Buying tickets to the NCAA tournament? Received any calls from Publisher's Clearing House asking you to pay fees/taxes to claim your prize? or Planning a trip for Spring Break? The Better Business Bureau has some tips to follow so you can avoid scams, click HERE

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Managing Workplace Distractions during March Madness

According to Nick Otto of EBN (March 19, 2017), March Madness is listed as one of the top employee distractions for business each spring.  It ranks third among tech-related causes for work delays following text messaging and facebook use.  According to Philippe Weiss, Seyfarth Shaw at Work; he offers these tips to minimize the mayhem. Bosses [...]

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OSHA Post Accident Drug Testing

Are you aware that OSHA has published a final set of regulations “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses”? OSHA included an announcement of a new drug testing policy requirement, stating in part, that employer drug testing policies should limit post accident (incident) testing to situations in which employee drug use is likely to have [...]

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7 Habits for Business Success – Part 2

In last week’s blog we discussed the first three habits for Business Success... Planning Thoroughly Get Organized Before You Start Finding The Right People In today’s article we’ll discuss the four other habits for Business Success! Delegate Wisely The fourth of the habits for business success you need to develop for business success is proper [...]

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7 Habits for Business Success – Part 1

Want to take your business to the top? You must develop seven key habits for business success. The absence of any one of these habits can be costly, if not fatal to your business. When you become competent and capable in each of these areas, you’ll be able to accomplish extraordinary results, far faster and [...]

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