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Christmas is Coming! It’s Never too Early to Start Preparing Your Small Business

The Holiday season is when the majority of retailers make their money. Now is the time to start preparing for what should be the most wonderful time of the year for your business (and we don’t mean busting out the snowmen and jingle bells before Halloween). Here are a few things you need to start [...]

A Newtek Success Story: Anglin Construction

For Delaware based Anglin Construction, business is all in the family. The father and sons are third and fourth generation construction industry pros. Their hands on, personalized approach to designing and constructing residential and commercial projects has helped them expand their operation into Pennsylvania and Maryland since they began operation in 2005. Anglin Construction first [...]

Looking for Payroll Services? Here are 5 Things to Consider

One of the most important parts of owning a business is payroll. It’s can also be very costly if not done correctly. In 2013 alone, the IRS issued $4.5 billion dollars in penalties to businesses who incorrectly calculated their payroll taxes. Not only that, but there are also varying salaries, shift differentials, benefit contributions, and many other [...]

New State Wage Rates in 2017

The minimum wage saw an increase in a number of states at the start of 2017. Unless otherwise noted, the following minimum wage rates (per hour) went into effect on January 1, 2017: Alaska: $9.80 Arizona: $10.00 Arkansas: $8.50 for employers with 4 or more employees California: $10.50 for employers with 26 or more employees (for smaller employers, [...]

2016 Is Almost Here – Payroll Year-End Preparation and Planning for a New Tax Year

With 2015 year-end tax activities under way, it's time to start gearing up for 2016. Save yourself valuable time and considerable headaches by leaving your payroll challenges to Newtek. Newtek Payroll offers guaranteed savings of 20% compared to ADP or PayChex. Newtek delivers you savings, security, and concierge service with our online payroll solution hosted [...]

4 Payroll Tips from a Tax Professional

No matter which industry you belong to, there is a common source of frustration for all members of the small business community: payroll. Payroll is a highly regulated business obligation involving everything from employee personal information to federal governmental legal requirements that, if not done properly, can reap harsh consequences. Daniel Petri, an associate licensed [...]

Outsource Your Payroll, You’ve Got Enough To Worry About

Let’s shoot straight: managing payroll is an annoying obligation; an especially time consuming and detail-oriented task that can quickly consume even the sharpest business owner. Add to that the stiff penalties for a tax filing omission or a mistake on an employee paycheck and now we’re talking a full-blown pain in the rear. Outsourcing payroll [...]

7 Reasons Why Your Website Doesn’t Deliver

Your website is the face of your small business. For the vast majority of consumers, that’s all they know about your business – and what they see and experience there directly influences the ultimate decision about whether or not to purchase your products or services. As a result,  every effort should be made to design [...]

Reaching Y: 3 Millennial Marketing Musts

Generation Y, also known as Millennials, are starting to take over the business world. They are easily identified by latest edition smartphones and ongoing social media interaction. They have even established new protocols for earning a living and even gaining "online celebrity status" through blogging, Youtube videos, zany pet pictures, and "selfies."  They get their news [...]

How to Avoid “Black Hole” Meetings

We attend meetings in the hopes of exchanging information and generating fresh ideas. But all too often, we emerge from such meetings dazed by the weight of useless data and demoralized by the waste of our time. How can you avoid getting sucked into the black hole of useless meetings? Here are tips for planning [...]