PayNorthwest Ranks #1627 in 2016 Inc. 5000

PayNorthwest is proud to announce that it ranks #1627 in the 2016 Inc. 5000, an elite list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. The company’s revenue increased by 231% from 2012 to 2015 when it reached $3.4 million. “This is our first year being featured on the prestigious Inc. 5000 ranking and we are very honored … Continue

New White Paper: The ROI of Automating Your Human Capital Management

Human Capital Management (HCM) is the set of processes related to your organization’s payroll, human resources (HR), time and attendance, scheduling, and other personnel administrative needs. Through automating HCM functions, businesses can see significant savings in the form of time, money, litigation exposure, and overall aggravation. We invite you to click here to download our new ROI white paper to … Continue

Have Salaried Employees and Don’t Need Workforce Management Tools? Think Again!

From our partners at Kronos Ensuring the efficiency of your business means that you understand how to optimize your entire workforce, whether hourly or salaried. Here are three tips on how to leverage workforce management to drive an enhanced organizational effectiveness strategy for your organization: Minimize Labor Compliance Risk The management of FLSA, FMLA, and … Continue

Are You Ready for the New DOL Overtime Regulations? Here’s a Handy Checklist!

From our partners at Kronos On May 18th, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its final rule updating overtime regulations for U.S. businesses. Effective as of December 1st, 2016, the new rule is expected to extend overtime pay protections to more than four million Americans not currently eligible under federal law. Now is … Continue

Local Labor Laws: The Newest Challenge for Employers?

We are starting to see a new wave of laws and regulations asserting employee rights and extending benefits. The Affordable Care Act is the most obvious example of this at the federal level, as well as stepped up enforcement of the long standing Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). However, an important new trend with a … Continue

Why Would I Want a Cloud Payroll Solution?

We get asked this a lot. Here are 4 reasons why, if you are responsible for your organization’s payroll, you should want a true cloud payroll solution: 1. Regulatory change. Payroll regulations change often and you need to know that your payroll engine is up-to-date. A cloud payroll solution manages the updates for you and … Continue

Beware the Exempt W-4

While it is not necessary for your employees to fill out a W-4 every year, this seems to be the time of year when people think about it. And this time of year we often get the question of whether an employee can file EXEMPT for federal withholding. First, to review, IRS form W-4 is … Continue

New Unemployment Rules for Corporate Officers in Washington State

Washington State Employment Security Department (State Unemployment) finally released information on the Corporate Officer change that takes effect on 12/29/2013. The old law automatically covered all corporate officers for unemployment benefits unless the corporation asked to be exempted. The new law, which takes effect on December 29, 2013, reverses that and exempts all officers of the corporation unless it … Continue