How to Do Your Own Payroll

In the last post, Introduction to Payroll, we went over the paystub, your W4 and what it all means. In this post we’re going to put that information together with the Federal Employer’s Tax Guide Publication 15 and the Federal Income Tax Withholding Methods Publication 15-T and calculate a sample paycheck (or at least the …

Introduction to Payroll

Remember your teenage years when Fridays were everything? School was out for the weekend and in your inbox at work a paycheck was waiting for you. It was the one day a week you really wanted to go to work because that $100 check meant your weekend was going to be a blast. To the …

How to Write Meeting Minutes

One of the few corporate compliance items you must complete to maintain that separation between you and your business is the minutes for your company meetings. “Minutes” is just the fancy word for “notes” but a little more formalized into a structure or template. It’s not difficult and an easy format is presented below. I’ve …

The Board and Officers

After writing about how to file your Statement of Information it occurred to me that how corporations are organized may not be well known. You’ve probably heard terms like Chairman of the Board, CEO, CFO, and CIO, but may not know their meanings or who reports to who. This article will shed some light on …