ICYMI–2018 Marketing Tool Box

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Payroll Tips For Small Businesses

What Small Businesses Need To Know About Payroll The best time to switch payroll companies is coming up shortly with the start of the New Year.  NOW is the time to start reviewing your current payroll solution to decide whether it is still the right solution for you.  Many things about your business may have… Read More


Three ideas you need to think about NOW for the Holidays

The Holidays?  Are you kidding me? Actually no, it is the time right now to start thinking about how you’re going to reward employees, thank your clients, and run your business better. Rewarding Employees Employee satisfaction should always be a top-of-mind concern for any small business owner.  You can’t attract and retain customers without top… Read More


The Eight Worst Times To Switch Payroll Companies

Evaluate Periodically Switching outsourced Payroll companies is something that should be regularly evaluated.  At least every couple years you should review your current payroll company to make sure that you are paying a competitive price, are taking advantage of the newest technologies, are integrating your data with the vendors of YOUR choice, and/or to get… Read More


National Payroll Week–Hire a Veteran!

This week is National Payroll Week.  I urge you to celebrate with your current employees.  It’s a great way to build your team and acknowledge that you appreciate them. However, I also know that many of my friends, particularly in the trades, are having great difficulty finding good help.   Let me help you with… Read More

Connecting The Dots- Maximum Overtime… Does It Affect Your Company?

ConnectPay Payroll Services is monitoring the changes to overtime laws coming into effect on December 1, 2016, to see how it may affect our clients. Below is some of our findings. The overtime rule Overtime pay at a rate not less than one and one-half times the regular rate of pay is required after 40 hours of work… Read More

Connecting The Dots–New Exempt Rules

Notice to Employers… The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a new law regarding overtime pay. The new rule qualifies workers for overtime exemption, and raises the salary threshold from $455/week (the equivalent of $23,600/year) to $913/week ($47,476/year). Over 4 million workers will be affected. For an employee to be considered overtime exempt, they must… Read More

Connecting the Dots–New MA Labor Law Poster Requirements

Staying in Compliance with required Labor Law Posters Welcome to 2016 Massachusetts has changed numerous laws effective January 2016 This necessitates updates to the Labor Law Poster which every Mass employer with W-2 employees is required to post in a conspicuous place in their office. ConnectPay clients can purchase posters from us, or download all… Read More

Connecting the Dots–MA withholding tables for 2016 released

Good News for people working in Massachusetts Effective 1/1/2016, MA withholding taxes have been reduced from 5.15% to 5.1% For those of you still doing payroll yourself, the full table can be found here. If you are still doing payroll on your own, you should highly consider outsourcing your payroll.  You’ll likely be surprised how… Read More