In a company’s early days, engaging a professional employer organization (think TriNet, Sequoia One, or ADP PEO, etc.) is practical. Outsourcing employee management tasks such as employee benefits and payroll allow a small employer to focus on building its core business. But there’s a ti...
Jan 11, 2022
There’s a narrow window when using a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) makes good business sense. They’re especially suited for small companies that are just getting off the ground because the co-employment relationship means they take on the employer responsibilities so you can f...
Sep 10, 2019
It’s death by 1,000 cuts If you go with an all-in-one HR solution or a traditional broker for your company’s health benefits, it’s nearly impossible to get a clear picture of your ROI. Here’s why: With all-in-one solutions/PEO: You’re charged for the platfor...
Jun 04, 2018

How to Free Yourself from PEOs

The handcuffs are off. Previously, companies faced FICA/FUTA tax penalties if they wanted to leave their PEO “off-cycle”, or mid-way through a plan year. But, this is no longer the case. So what does it take to get off a PEO and regain...

Jun 02, 2017

Are You Ready for the New PEO Law?

On December 16, 2014, Congress passed the Small Business Efficiency Act (SBEA) and on January 1 of this year it formally took effect. Delays by the IRS have halted the new law but employers across the nation are expecting to see implementation j...

May 31, 2016