Protect Your
Small Business
Budget
5 Critical Questions to
Ask When Choosing a
Payroll Provider
Payroll is One of
the Greatest
Recurring
Expenses for a
Small Business.
And About 33
Percent of Small
Businesses
Nationwide Trust
Payroll to an
Outside Provider.
5
Here are 5 Important
Questions with Tips
to Help Protect Your
Small Business
When Choosing a
Payroll Provider.
#1
Is the Provider Registered and
Do They Have Any Complaints Against Them with the:
- Chamber of Commerce,
- Better Busin...
• Check out complaints – not
just whether there are
complaints, but also the
nature and whether or not
those complaints ha...
#2
Has the Provider Passed Appropriate
IRS Assurances?
Look for companies that
have passed appropriate
IRS Assurances.
#3
What is the Credit Report Score of
the Company?
You may want to run a
credit report on the
provider for a small fee so
you can get a clear
window into their recent
credit...
#4
How Many Clients Do They Serve and for
How Long?
Ask for a list of clients who
have been with them for
many years. Then call a
few and ask:
• Whether they noticed any
serv...
#5
How Does the Provider Keep Your
Information Secure?
Is Their Data Center
Monitored 24/7?
There is a lot of sensitive data
at stake.
You’ll want to ensure the
company provides...
Easy. Online. SurePayroll.
Discover More
For more payroll and tax tips, small
business owners can visit
The Payroll Blog.
...
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One of the greatest recurring expenses for a small business is payroll. Its impact goes beyond the bottom line as small business payroll is about paying mortgages, feeding families and not running afoul of local, state and federal regulations. Approximately 33 percent of small businesses nationwide trust their payroll to an outside source. SurePayroll, a leader in providing online payroll to small businesses nationwide provides some important tips to help protect your small business when choosing a payroll provider.

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Protect Your Small Business Budget: SurePayroll's 5 Critical Questions to Ask When Choosing a Payroll Provider

  1. 1. Protect Your Small Business Budget 5 Critical Questions to Ask When Choosing a Payroll Provider
  2. 2. Payroll is One of the Greatest Recurring Expenses for a Small Business.
  3. 3. And About 33 Percent of Small Businesses Nationwide Trust Payroll to an Outside Provider.
  4. 4. 5 Here are 5 Important Questions with Tips to Help Protect Your Small Business When Choosing a Payroll Provider.
  5. 5. #1 Is the Provider Registered and Do They Have Any Complaints Against Them with the: - Chamber of Commerce, - Better Business Bureau or - state Attorney General’s Office?
  6. 6. • Check out complaints – not just whether there are complaints, but also the nature and whether or not those complaints have been resolved. • Look to see if there’s been a rise in complaints in recent months or years.
  7. 7. #2 Has the Provider Passed Appropriate IRS Assurances?
  8. 8. Look for companies that have passed appropriate IRS Assurances.
  9. 9. #3 What is the Credit Report Score of the Company?
  10. 10. You may want to run a credit report on the provider for a small fee so you can get a clear window into their recent credit history.
  11. 11. #4 How Many Clients Do They Serve and for How Long?
  12. 12. Ask for a list of clients who have been with them for many years. Then call a few and ask: • Whether they noticed any service issues. • If the clients have had problems with filings in the past. • Ask if filings have indeed been made.
  13. 13. #5 How Does the Provider Keep Your Information Secure?
  14. 14. Is Their Data Center Monitored 24/7? There is a lot of sensitive data at stake. You’ll want to ensure the company provides cutting edge security technologies and techniques to keep your data secure and available when you need it.
  15. 15. Easy. Online. SurePayroll. Discover More For more payroll and tax tips, small business owners can visit The Payroll Blog. The Payroll Blog

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