Payroll

The Michigan Payroll Setup Checklist: What You Need to Know

The Michigan Payroll Setup Checklist: What You Need to Know

Running Michigan payroll can be a complicated affair. From withholding taxes, submitting the right payroll documents, and settling on a payroll schedule, there is a lot to manage. Fortunately, Dominion is here for you! We’ll outline the essential payroll documents you need to ensure accurate and compliant Michigan payroll.

Everything You Need to Know About Michigan Payroll Taxes for Your New Business

Everything You Need to Know About Michigan Payroll Taxes for Your New Business

Are you considering starting your own business in Michigan? Understanding your tax obligations and preparing taxes can be confusing and complicated, especially for someone who hasn’t had any training for it. If returns are neglected or filed improperly, you may be fined by the IRS. It is always a good idea to consult a tax adviser or accountant to help you understand and prepare your returns. At Dominion, we make sure that your local, state, and federal taxes are paid on time, every time. Our Tax Team is only a call or email away and is always willing to help you find the answers you are looking for. In this blog you will find useful information that will help you understand everything you need to know about Michigan payroll taxes and Michigan payroll processing for your new business.

Outsource Your Payroll System to Minimize Employee Turnover

Outsource Your Payroll System to Minimize Employee Turnover

Like every other employee in his company, Sameer Juan had been waiting for this day. It’s payday! Every business owner and company know that their employees look forward to it.  For Juan, this third pay slip is supposed to include all the expenses that he had incurred in the previous month. There were medical bills, traveling expenses, and a one-night stay at a three-star hotel in LA, all of which are supposed to be reimbursed in this month.

3 Tips for Stress-Free Payroll System Implementation

3 Tips for Stress-Free Payroll System Implementation

Establishing a reliable payroll system may seem like a simple HR issue, but it can cause a major disaster if you don’t approach it correctly. There are dozens of examples where brand new payroll systems failed to deliver the expected results, causing some severe damage to the local governments.

If you want to avoid the payroll system mistakes, you better make sure to understand how it really functions. Here are the top three tips for stress-free implementation:

Everything You Need to Know to Pay your Employees in Michigan

Everything You Need to Know to Pay your Employees in Michigan

When it comes to paying your employees, there are many rules and regulations to keep in mind in order to stay in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Chances are, you’re aware of all the statues that regulate wages, overtime pay, and other similar ideas. However, not everything is quite as clearly defined as these, and there is a lot of gray areas that payroll professionals struggle to understand. And, as if this isn’t confusing enough, these guidelines have a tendency to vary somewhat from state to state. As a Michigan-based payroll and HR software company, we at Dominion have all the resources you need to break down some of these regulations in order to make sure you’re ready to process payroll and avoid any fines and penalties that might sneak up on you.

How a Pressure Seal System Saves Time with Check Processing

How a Pressure Seal System Saves Time with Check Processing

As a payroll software company, we have a few primary objectives here at Dominion Systems: offer the most intuitive payroll software available, keep pricing as affordable as possible for our clients, and above all else, ensure all sensitive information held within our servers is kept as secure as possible. We manage all of these objectives by having a team of dedicated employees that are constantly working to keep us ahead of the curve. For instance, we’ve recently made the decision to switch to pressure seal forms in order to improve the efficiency of our check delivery and increase the protection of confidential information.

Time Off Demo Transcription Part 2

Time Off Demo Transcription Part 2

The following is part 2 of a transcription of a recent demo we put on of Dominion's Time Off software. You can watch the full demo here

Leave Management Also Known As Time Off

Now, if you are not using our Time & Attendance system, we do have an entire Leave Management tool that I'd like to show you here real quick. I'm going to log out as Julie Andrews. I'm going to log in as Jane Doe. Jane Doe is my company admin. As we log in here, I'm going to move over to my Company tab and go to Leave Management and this is where I have the ability to run reports and check statuses and approve leave time for my employees. Now, if supervisors have access to the system, they will only see their employees, whichever employees they're attached to or whichever departments are assigned to them.