Author : Jonathan Pocius

New Regulations in 2024

New rules affecting business operations will emerge in 2024, reshaping the business landscape. These adjustments aim to instill fairness and transparency in the market. Adjusting to these new regulations is essential for enterprises to keep their competitiveness. Regulations can prove beneficial and problematic equally. They are designed to enhance business transactions, prevent illegitimate and unjust... View Article

February 6, 2024 / / By

Know more about MarylandSaves Program

In this article, let’s dive deeper to learn more about MD Saves and to get enrolled in the program. If you do not know what Maryland Saves is, read the article here. Why did the state start the MD Saves program? About 50% of Americans over 50 have no retirement savings. Their average savings is around... View Article

October 25, 2023 / / By

Employee Burnout

The Fast and the Furious? Not all burnouts are in the movies! If you haven’t seen at least one of the F&F franchise of movies, here’s a spoiler alert. They drive cars, all kinds of cars, fast and furiously. I wonder how much of the $250 million budget for Fate of the Furious was spent... View Article

May 11, 2023 / / By

Multi-State Employee Headaches

With the ever-changing workforce, it is extremely common for Employers to have employees in multiple states.  This is becoming so common, and so are the headaches it is creating for Employers to deal with.  Pre-Covid, most Employers had 2-3 States to deal with.  Now with remote work, our average Employer has 5-6 States. The biggest... View Article

May 9, 2023 / / By

Is Remote Work Dead?

There are countless articles out on the interwebz declaring that remote work is dead.  Is it?  The real question to ask is why is remote work such a thing, who used it in the past and why are there a ton of topics saying remote work is dead. Remote work has always been a “thing”,... View Article

April 24, 2023 / / By

Know Your Rules

Ignorance is no excuse! Why even small employers need to know the rules. Small employers sometimes think that “the rules” don’t apply to them because of their size. While that may be true of some employment laws, it’s easy to get on the wrong side of the rules that do. John has a CPA firm... View Article

April 24, 2023 / / By

Company Culture

Company Culture is something many small businesses “poo poo.”  I hear things like, “I have five employees; what do I need to worry about Company Culture for?!”  Unfortunately, those are the businesses we routinely get “complex” HR problems from and the ones that end up having the most problems with their staff. Remember, a good... View Article

April 10, 2023 / / By

Civility in the workplace

 “Keep a Civil Tongue in Your Head!” Civility in the Workplace Ever wonder what keeps employees showing up daily (besides a paycheck)? What makes work satisfying depends on the person. Some people are excited to learn new things; some like to engage with a customer and make that sale; some show up because the coffee... View Article

March 15, 2023 / / By

A New Year – A New Beginning

Happy New Year to all!  A New Year does not resolve itself to the resolutions we make or even the events that occur.  Much of life is out of our control, and the only thing we can control is how we respond.  Whether we are met with a pandemic, a slowing economy, or other events,... View Article

February 23, 2023 / / By

Future of Work

I have been having more and more conversations with business owners and accountants about the future of the workforce.  Pre-COVID, businesses ran a certain way.  Everything has changed since then, and many businesses struggle to understand why and what is changing. The most prominent of these changes can be condensed into three items: 1. Compliance... View Article

January 5, 2023 / / By

The ten rules on how to do Payroll

10 Rules On How To Do Payroll Many new employers are fantastic at what they do. They are amazing Doctors, amazing Mechanics, they are fantastic at what they do. These employers jump into business and are met head on with the harsh reality that payroll is more than just clicking a “submit button” or receiving... View Article

December 18, 2022 / / By