Our property and casualty agency has been creating strategic alliances with other large agencies to supply even more markets for business insurance, both to the traditional business owner and PEOs. Agencies we work with include: Stonehenge Insurance Services – PEO workers’ comp Hourglass PC – PEO workers’ comp Cypress Risk Management – large workers’ comp […]
When is a worker an employee? The IRS and state tax authorities are targeting the workforce that is incorrectly being classified as “1099 contractors” when in fact they are employees. Why Are They Cracking Down? The loss to tax authorities by treating legitimate employees as 1099 contractors is substantial. The employer is avoiding withholdings for […]
PEO and staffing company owners are realizing that having an agent represent them for their master worker’s comp policies (and others) can lead to greater profitability and significant increase to their bottom line.
Why is it important to have a “rated carrier” for your workers’ comp coverage? When does it make a difference? Common questions and answers How does a carrier get rated anyway? In most cases it is done by evaluation by an independent company. In almost all cases in the United States today this company is […]
Why is pay as you go workers’ comp insurance the right choice for so many businesses these days? A “standard” workers’ comp policy comes with some “baggage” that many business owners would like to avoid. Not only are there extra fees for a “standard” policy there are also some added risks. Why else are so […]
Can a PEO help solve problems related to bad employees? Can things go wrong for an employer? Of course. What can an employer do to ease the pain When Things Go Wrong? Proper preparation can prevent problems. Having a professional partner can help solve problems.
As if Obamacare isn’t bad enough, now small employers have to worry about the complex issue of rising unemployment insurance and tax rates. Formerly a rather simple calculation, things have happened in several states that make things complicated. Just what an employer needs, another thing to worry about. It is a justified headache to worry […]
“What effect will Obamacare have on employers?” It’s a question being asked by many small and medium sized business owners. Recently overheard at a NAPEO convention: “If PEOs help business owners navigate through complexity, then we just got 2200 pages of complexity.” “I don’t want any more employer problems” one business owner told us, “I’ve […]
Why would anyone expect to find all their payroll, workers’ comp insurance and HR answers from one PEO? Would you buy a suit that didn’t fit? So why expect one PEO to do it all? Many business owners are frustrated that they can’t find the right payroll, workers’ comp or PEO solution that matches their […]