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Davina Ward

Senior Staff Writer

Expertise: Payroll, Accounting

Education: BA English Literature, SUNY Geneseo

Davina joined Merchant Maverick in 2022, covering small business payroll and accounting. She began writing for small businesses in 2018 and has since gained expertise in the SaaS industry. She earned her Bachelor’s of Arts in English Literature from SUNY Geneseo in 2018. She currently resides in New York.

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How To Use Square Payroll In 7 Steps

Square Payroll is full-service payroll software for businesses of all sizes. The software offers robust payroll automation and tools that will save your business time when it comes to paying employees and contractors. This guide will walk you through the process of running payroll with Square Payroll.

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Apr 17, 2023 Filed under: Payroll
Roll by ADP

Roll By ADP Review

Roll by ADP payroll appeals to the texting and low-maintenance generation of small business owners who find even basic payroll software a little too cumbersome or unnecessary. AI-based software is undoubtedly the wave of the future, but this particular payroll option still has some wrinkles to iron out.

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Sep 27, 2023 Filed under: Payroll Services & Software Reviews

The Best PEO Companies For Businesses

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

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Nov 3, 2023 Filed under: Payroll

The 8 Cheapest Payroll Services For Businesses

Online payroll services make the typically time-consuming task of running payroll by yourself faster and more efficient. An intuitive payroll process is particularly important for small business owners with no room for error when paying their employees.

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Nov 3, 2023 Filed under: Payroll
Texas health

The Complete Guide To Texas State Income Tax & Payroll Taxes

It’s important that you comply with Texas laws and regulations regarding payroll taxes so that your business can continue its operations uninterrupted. Read on to learn everything you need to know when you file and submit payroll in Texas as a small business owner for the first time.

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Feb 2, 2023 Filed under: Payroll

QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Review

If you’re already a fan of QuickBooks Desktop, it doesn’t hurt to give QuickBooks Desktop Payroll a shot. However, if you already love the accounting software you’re using, are on a tighter budget, or would feel overwhelmed by numerous features, QuickBooks Desktop Payroll may not be the right software for your business.

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Oct 13, 2023 Filed under: Payroll Services & Software Reviews
online recurring billing

The 9 Best Recurring Payment Systems & Subscription Billing Software

Whether you’re offering magazine subscriptions, a grocery delivery service, a subscription box company, or software-as-a-service (SaaS), a good subscription billing service attends to your particular needs. From invoicing to accounting to reporting and analytics, we want to match you with the recurring billing service that fits your business’s needs without making you pay for features you don’t need.

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Jul 31, 2023 Filed under: ACH and Check Processing, Credit Card Processing
ADP VS QuickBooks Payroll

ADP VS QuickBooks Payroll Comparison

Payroll and HR software can save precious time for small business owners, but searching through a laundry list of payroll products and features may be hard to squeeze into an already busy schedule. To help get you started, we’ll take an in-depth look at two premier payroll software apps: QuickBooks Online Payroll and ADP.

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Feb 6, 2023 Filed under: Payroll