Is Co-Employment Illegal?

Legally, co-employment simply means that companies share the responsibility of hiring and employing their workforce. Typically, there are defined roles within these processes to help keep companies following the letter of the law. Is co-employment illegal? However, the answer is “no,” but there are some rules and best practices that should be followed.  Co-Employment Designation […]

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Best Practices for Creating a Staffing Management Plan

Staffing management plans are a necessary component for any service industry role. These plans are worth more than just filling in bodies to complete work shifts. Instead, staffing management plans should be a part of your strategic mission to build and sustain your organization. But where do you start in this process? How can you […]

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Tips for Getting Top Talent to Accept a Contract Role

Contract laborers are the new normal. Prior to the pandemic, at least 20% of the American workforce was under contract, and the numbers are trending upwards. The pandemic only increased this mobile, flexible workforce; Fortune reports that wages and participation by workers in contract fields increased by 33% during COVID-19. They say that “The pandemic ignited people to prioritize […]

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Are Managing Employee Timesheets Stealing Your Time?

Small companies often have a lot of manual tasks related to HR. Take timesheets. Manual systems such as punch cards and clocks, mixed with a few digital tools, can make for an unnecessarily complex process. But then there is the worrisome process of time theft, which costs employers $50 billion a year. What is time theft, and […]

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Are You Aware Which States and Cities Have Paid Sick Leave Laws?

The federal versus state law can be challenging. Employers have a patchwork quilt of rules that vary between states and sometimes even contradict each other. Keeping everything straight related to HR issues, such as taxes, benefits requirements, workers’ compensation, and even sick leave, can be challenging. Take sick leave laws. Except for federal contractors, there’s no federal law on […]

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Does Your Team Need Help Filing Your FUTA?

The IRS requires Form 940, the federal unemployment tax annual report (FUTA). For employers, this is reporting that tracks the federal unemployment tax you’ve paid. This blog will help you understand FUTA and the filing rules related to this complex area of tax law.  Understanding FUTA  All employers pay federal unemployment taxes to the IRS. Those funds […]

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Employees Moving out of State? Keep them onboard with an Employer of Record.

Imagine one of your top employees pulls you aside and has news for you. They let you know that they are going to have to move out of state, and they are they want to work remote. They ask you if they can keep their role with the company, but you are unsure. So many […]

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Are You Losing Sleep Over Compliance Issues?

Compliance rules are ever-changing at the local, state, and federal levels, from tax loopholes to filing deadlines, HIPAA and privacy rules, workers’ comp, labor, and so much more. Federal government agencies issue thousands of new or updated compliance rules every year. HIPAA privacy rules have fines of up to $50,000 per person affected by the compliance failure. […]

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Amplify the Benefits of Co-Employment

The goal of most businesses is to create operational efficiencies, maximize profit, and minimize risk. That’s the concept behind co-employment models, which seek to divide employer responsibilities (and risk) between an Employer of Record (EOR) like FoxHire, and your company. Let’s look at the idea of co-employment and how it can benefit your business.  What […]

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What is a Per Diem Allowance?

Per diem is Latin for “per day,” which is how some employers choose to pay expenses for their contract workers. Contract workers may accrue expenses like travel or lodging, especially if they cross state lines to provide services on your behalf. This article will help you understand how the IRS considers these per diem payments and […]

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