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
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Over 20 years ago, the catchphrase in the tech sector was “Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM.” The idea was IBM was the safe bet. If anything went wrong, you’d be shielded from repercussions based on their reputation for quality and service. I’ve been thinking about how...
Jul 16, 2019
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Trinet. Zenefits. Namely. Gusto. Now Rippling. The all-in-one HR tech space keeps heating up, with a seemingly insatiable appetite for platforms that take care of everything HR—from onboarding and payroll to benefits administration. So when does all-in-one make sense as a company, and who ulti...
May 28, 2019
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UPDATE: New Law Eases PEO Migrations

On December 16, 2014, Congress passed the Small Business Efficiency Act (SBEA) and on January 1st of this year it formally took effect. After IRS delays, the law is now in full effect for employers. If you’re an employer this law affects you if...

Jun 09, 2017
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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
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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
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