Zamp HR Blog

5 Nondiscrimination Tests Required by 401(k)s

There are several nondiscrimination tests you have to pass for your 401(k) program to receive a clean bill of health. Failing them could lead to losing your plan or worse. Most small business owners struggle to navigate the complexities of setting…
  • Apr 15, 2022

How PEOs Simplify Multi-State Payroll Processing for Universities

Payroll is challenging enough without having to deal with multi-state payroll tax withholdings. Universities often encounter this issue when staff and faculty live and work in different states, making new tax obligations pop up.   It's entirely…
  • Mar 31, 2022

What Happens When a University Employee Changes Residence to Another State?

In general, when a university staff member or a faculty member moves their residence, the move has no impact on the HR staff's payroll processing duties. The one exception to that rule sets off when the employee moves across state lines from the…
  • Mar 28, 2022

Remote Employees? What You Should Know about Payroll Withholding

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic threw universities and colleges into the remote workers' quagmire. In the years following, however, many in higher education discovered that offering remote work gives them a competitive edge in retaining valued staff…
  • Mar 22, 2022

Hiring Employees from Out-of-State? Here's What You Should Know

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way America conducts business. Before March 2020 many companies frowned on remote workers. Those same companies changed their minds abruptly and sent employees home to work remotely and safely during the pandemic.
  • Mar 18, 2022

Utilization Reviews vs. Independent Medical Exams in Workers Comp: What’s the Difference?

If you are looking to prevent liability in case of an employee injury, workers' comp can do that for you. While nobody likes to pay the added cost, it can be beneficial in the long run. By providing healthcare facilities to your employees, you can…
  • Mar 15, 2022

Workers Compensation: Understanding Employer Responsibilities

Employers have countless obligations, from procuring workers’ compensation insurance to reporting incidences and processing claims. Unfortunately, some employers fail to meet these commitments, denying benefits to their employees and exposing their…
  • Mar 08, 2022

Two Ways PEOs Provide Workers Comp Insurance

Workers’ comp insurance is a cost of doing business. Almost all businesses have to provide it in all states. One way to get a better deal on workers’ comp insurance is to partner with a professional employer organization (PEO) and get your employees…
  • Mar 01, 2022

How Multiple Employer Plans Reduce Retirement Costs

Retaining top talent has been a sticking problem for many HR firms. It's harder for small and mid-sized companies who compete with the stunt-like perks offered by their larger counterparts. But as some businesses struggle with keeping their…
  • Feb 22, 2022

Why Your Employee’s Retirement Plan Needs a Co-Fiduciary

Employers look to employee benefit plans to entice prospective, top-tier candidates in today’s tight job market. When it comes to retaining valued employees, many name retirement benefits as a reason to stay with their current employer.
  • Feb 18, 2022
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