With the compliance date rapidly approaching, the California Chamber of Commerce is reminding employers that beginning January 1, 2017, employers with 10 or more employees will be required to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits to the Employment Development Department (EDD).
This requirement will expand to all employers beginning January 1, …

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Mislabeling a worker as an independent contractor can expose employers to significant legal liability.
Class action lawsuits in this area continue to rise, and independent contractor arrangements are coming under increasing scrutiny from federal and state enforcement agencies.
Federal enforcement agencies, such as the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and California enforcement …

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For e-commerce marketers looking to capitalize on the largest shopping season of the year, online advertising becomes a game of inches. While the underlying motivations of shoppers are important during the holiday season, so are the on-the-ground behavioral trends.
This is something studied as part of a holiday e-commerce advertising report, where a full year’s worth of Facebook …

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If you haven’t already started prepping your business for the holidays, now is the time to start.
To make the 2016 holiday season your best one yet, here are four big marketing trends you can capitalize on right now.
Website optimization
No matter how much of your sales come from e-commerce, it’s important to provide a seamless, fast …

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Onboarding New Hires? More Than 1 in 4 Employers Don’t Conduct Background Checks

For many companies, recruiting and hiring is a never-ending process. Perhaps in a rush to onboard new employees, some employers are short cutting the process by not doing background checks. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, more than one-quarter (28 percent) of employers don’t background check every new employee before they are hired.
But poor selection …

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