Three Business Principles to Avoid Compliance Woes 2560 1920 Alicia East

Three Business Principles to Avoid Compliance Woes

There are many perks of hiring independent contractors, including being able to: Outsource tasks not core to your business Engage workers for specific, short-term, or highly specialized tasks End engagement whenever it makes sense Avoid much of the onboarding hassle Avoid paying a premium for benefits Engaging independent contractors is very appealing, but is only…

Introducing Our New VP of Technology: Mark Lindley 648 648 Alicia East

Introducing Our New VP of Technology: Mark Lindley

Overseeing all things tech is a big job for just about any company, and with the software that’s core to our business and the level of information that crosses our paths, PayReel is no exception. That’s why we’re so happy to welcome a long-time expert to our team! Mark Lindley: VP of Technology  Mark oversees…

What to Know Before Engaging Independent Contractors in High Risk States 2560 1697 Alicia East

What to Know Before Engaging Independent Contractors in High Risk States

Hiring independent contractors can be a great way to advance your business goals without hiring additional employees for the long term. Often, contractors are the best bet for accomplishing specific, creative tasks like rebuilding a website. However, if you engage independent contractors in any of the high-risk states, it’s important to take extra care to…

Meet The Team: Ethan Morse 450 940 Alicia East

Meet The Team: Ethan Morse

Meet Ethan Morse–our market researcher. Ethan’s background in computer science and his penchant for both programming and creative endeavors make him a natural fit for his role at PayReel. As a market researcher, Ethan identifies and reaches out to prospects who could benefit from PayReel’s services and software. Previously, Ethan spent a decade as a…

Hiring: Employees Versus Independent Contractors 2560 1707 Alicia East

Hiring: Employees Versus Independent Contractors

If you’re looking to bring on some independent contractors or employees to help you accomplish your goals for 2023, you better have worker classification on the mind. How you classify workers affects what paperwork they’ll need as well as how you’ll pay them, what benefits they’ll be entitled to and how/when they execute their responsibilities.…

5 EASY Ways to Improve Your Life in The New Year 2560 1702 Alicia East

5 EASY Ways to Improve Your Life in The New Year

There are scores of folks getting ready to join CrossFit, go vegan, or relocate in an attempt to make some drastic, life-altering changes in the New Year. That’s not what we’re doing here. We’re talking small. We’re talking manageable. We’re talking low commitment with BIG results. To finish out 2022, we’re talking about some things…

Itching For Something New? These States Offer Relocation Incentives 2560 1920 Alicia East

Itching For Something New? These States Offer Relocation Incentives

Do you ever get a little antsy about your life and find yourself wanting to change careers, remodel your house, or even cut bangs? In certain ways, it’s getting easier than ever to scratch that itch by getting a change of scenery without having to establish a new career. Between the increase number of self-employed folks…

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1099-K Requirements Are Changing: Here’s What You Need to Know 2560 1799 Alicia East

1099-K Requirements Are Changing: Here’s What You Need to Know

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 changed the way businesses report income from payment cards and third party network transactions such as Venmo and CashApp. Here’s What You Need to Know Which Transactions Qualify? Any payment after December 31st, 2021 is subject to the new rules, which indicate that a threshold of $600 in aggregate…

Do You Engage Independent Contractors? The States Where it’s Riskiest And What You Can do About it 2560 1703 Alicia East

Do You Engage Independent Contractors? The States Where it’s Riskiest And What You Can do About it

No matter where you are, engaging independent contractors comes with some risk to your business. You need to be ready to abide by a zillion (give or take) laws and regulations to make sure you stay compliant and in good standing with state and federal rules and regulations. In any of the high-risk states, it’s…

What to Look For in a Video Production Payroll Service 2560 1707 Alicia East

What to Look For in a Video Production Payroll Service

A good payroll service is effective with even the most intricate, multifaceted, heavily-regulated industries around. Video production is up there with the toughest industries (it’s called a production for a reason)! Media managers oversee an incredible about of details for multiple teams of independent contractors and freelancers and, when their productions get big enough, it can be…