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Major Payroll Challenges Faced by SMBs

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Managing payroll is a task that demands a great deal of attention and even a minor error in its processing can result in significant monetary losses for a business. Further, compliance issues, employee regulations and frequent changes in the tax laws, make payroll processing a highly challenging procedure and it can become difficult for businesses to successfully navigate through it without any problems.

Below are some of the critical challenges that small and medium businesses face while processing payroll for their employees:

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Financial Reporting Challenges SMBs Face!

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For any business whether small, medium or big, the significance of financial reporting cannot be underestimated – it provides information about the financial position and changes in the financial situation of a business. However, the flip side of that coin is that financial reporting is complex and many businesses find it challenging to assemble the right team of people that can keep them in compliance as well as provide timely information in a format that allows their management team to make informed decisions when needed.

Some ‘Financial reporting’ challenges that are faced by small and medium businesses (SMBs) are outlined below:

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Five Things You Can Do Now to Make Yourself a Hero Before Your Next Audit

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We are approaching the time of year when nonprofit organizations with a June 30th fiscal year end are thinking about either an external audit or about submitting a final report to contributors, boards of directors and lenders to show how they are performing financially. With seemingly complex audit requirements, it can seem daunting and overwhelming to think about an end-to-end review of an entire year’s worth of transactions.

Here are five things to do NOW to ensure your next audit goes smoothly.

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Hallmarks of a Good Payroll Process

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Payroll processing plays a vital role in every business – no matter how big or small it is. Managing the payroll process effectively is truly complex as it requires knowledge of current taxes and regulations, an well-structured system and careful planning. As a result, it is essential for SMBs to execute their payroll process in a streamlined manner.

So the question is, how can SMBs ensure the success of their payroll process? In other words, what are the key features and “must have’s” that every business’ payroll process should have to minimize the complexities and ensure correct and on time payments to its employees?

In this blog, we will highlight a few hallmarks that every business’ payroll process MUST HAVE.

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Tips for an Efficient & Successful Month-End Close for SMBs

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The monthly financial close process is a daunting task for many small and medium businesses (SMBs), as it consumes many hours to double-check data and formulas, fix mistakes and consolidate multiple spreadsheets into a final set of financial reports. For many SMB’s, this process is all done manually which really extends the amount of time it takes. As a result, the chances of errors are relatively high which can result in severe consequences for an organization.

In this blog, we will highlight a few tips every SMB owner can follow to ensure an efficient and successful month-end close.

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