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Kevin Brouillard

Kevin Brouillard is a writer, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, aspiring goat farmer, and finance specialist based in Upstate New York. In addition to covering small business topics for Merchant Maverick, he has experience writing about environmental issues, travel, and personal finance.

The Best PEO Companies For Small Businesses In 2021

A professional employment organization (PEO) can help a small business offload some of the burden of HR and payroll responsibilities. To determine who are the best PEO companies, we considered price, available features, and the types of small businesses they’re best suited for. Read on to find the right PEO solution for your business.

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Aug 23, 2021 Filed under: Payroll 0

How To Choose The Right ADP Payroll Services For Your Business

With nearly 700,000 customers and an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, ADP is a leading payroll and HR service provider. Although ADP works hard to develop customized solutions for small businesses, it’s helpful to determine which plan best aligns with your needs and budget. Read on to explore how ADP software compares across plans.

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Jun 15, 2021 Filed under: Payroll 0

Alternatives To QuickBooks Payroll

Finding the best payroll software can be overwhelming, so we’ve focused on the top QuickBooks payroll alternatives. We’ll evaluate features, pricing, business size, and other factors for each QuickBooks competitor. Read on for our complete review of the best alternatives to QuickBooks Payroll.

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May 24, 2021 Filed under: Payroll 0

The 5 Best ADP Competitors For Your Small Business Payroll

ADP is a great payroll solution, but it’s not right for every business. With so many payroll providers to choose from, we’ve narrowed it down to just the top ADP competitors. We’ll consider features, business size, and other factors for each ADP rival. Read on for our detailed review of the top five ADP alternatives.

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Apr 20, 2021 Filed under: Payroll 0

The 5 Best Gusto Competitors For Your Payroll 

Gusto is an excellent payroll solution, but it’s not the right solution for every small business. To help decide what payroll software is best for you, we’ll explore the five best Gusto alternatives and evaluate when they may be a better fit for a business. Read on for a detailed look at the five best alternatives and competitors to Gusto.

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Apr 6, 2021 Filed under: Payroll 0

Your Complete Guide To ADP Pricing & Plan Features For Small Business Payroll 

With four different plans and a variety of add-on features, ADP is a popular payroll and HR provider within the small business community. Though ADP is well-known for its customer support, it’s helpful to go in knowing which plan and features align with your small business needs and budget. Read on for our complete guide to ADP payroll pricing, plans, and features.

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Mar 25, 2021 Filed under: Payroll 0

What Is A Payroll Deduction? Here’s What Employers Need To Know

Wondering about payroll deductions for your small business? Payroll deductions can be mandatory or voluntary, and differ in whether they need to be made pre- or post-tax. To help make sense of it all, this guide will introduce common payroll deductions, break down their requirements, and explore methods for calculating federal withholdings.

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Mar 15, 2021 Filed under: Payroll 0

What Is A PEO & Can It Relieve Your Payroll Tasks?

What is a PEO? In short, PEOs are human resource companies that contract with small and mid-size businesses to manage HR services, such as payroll, employee benefits, and tax administration. We’ll explore professional employer organization for payroll and how to know if it is a good fit for your small business in this post.

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Feb 18, 2021 Filed under: Payroll 0

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