COVID Relief and Government Funding Bill

On Sunday, December 27, President Trump signed the COVID Relief and Government Funding Bill. This bill impacts employers’ ability to utilize the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA), employee retention credits, and defer employee payroll taxes. PayNorthwest can help you address each of these areas according to your organization’s specific needs.

A Payroll Year-End Like No Other

Year-end always requires additional time and attention from payroll admins and payroll companies alike. And it’s no surprise that 2020 will be a year-end like no other, given all the payroll-related items that were introduced as a response to the COVID crisis.

Matching Charitable Gifts to Organizations Fighting for Racial Equality

PayNorthwest stands firmly with the Black community in saying Black Lives Matter and that we must do better. This is not a trend, but a movement, and the fight against systemic racism and injustice is not over! As an organization and as employees, we believe that charitable giving to organizations that support the well-being of … Continue

The Difference Makers: Concrete Steps Toward More Equitable Workplaces

PayNorthwest could not be prouder to highlight Byrd Barr Place as one of our Difference Makers. One of Washington’s oldest community organizations, Byrd Barr works to build a more equitable future for all Washingtonians through services and advocacy that enable people to live healthier, more prosperous lives.

Kids at Home for the Fall – How Can Employees and Businesses Survive?

With the wave of announcements over the last few weeks that school will be largely conducted online due to ongoing concerns about the coronavirus, a collective cry of despair went out from many working parents. What seemed like a moderate burden that we could all be good sports about and get through in the spring now feels like an impossible burden for the fall and, god forbid, winter.

A fresh look at an old idea

The concept of “digitizing” business information and processes has been around for decades. The term even has a certain ‘90s ring to it. But with the impact of the coronavirus on businesses the last number of months, new meaning and urgency has been brought to “git-r-done,” to use another ‘90s reference.