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Tina Duncan

Tina Duncan
Tina is the Payroll and HR Specialist for Aprio Cloud. She helps our clients stay in compliance and stay informed, while streamlining paying and administrating our client's staff as their company and workforce grows. She brings years of HR experience too, and often is discussing things like hiring practices, employee handbooks, and other HR best practices with Aprio Cloud clients.
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Aprio Cloud Partner Spotlight: Gusto

By Tina Duncan • February 19, 2020 at 9:03 AM • Xero and Other Cloud Apps, Payroll / HR

 

Aprio Cloud and Gusto - Solving the financial, payroll and HR needs of today’s growing businesses.


Long-time partners Aprio Cloud and Gusto are committed to helping small businesses grow with more accessibility to financial data, automation of processes, and continued innovation to the accounting a nd HR tools that every business needs.

 

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How to Obtain Benefits for Your US Employees

Hiring talent from a skilled pool of candidates can have its challenges, especially for a foreign company that is expanding to the United States. To attract prospective employees, a common topic is benefits. Employees in the US, especially key employees, will expect things like health insurance and retirement plans. Obtaining benefits can be challenging, not to mention all the other requirements to be compliant with local state and city payroll requirements. Below are two of the more common solutions for obtaining benefits and managing payroll and HR requirements in the US.

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The Difference between an Independent Contractor and an Employee

By Tina Duncan • June 5, 2017 at 12:00 PM • Payroll / HR, Tax and Compliance

 

One of the most basic questions about the employment relationship is whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor. As with so many employment law issues, the answer is, "It depends”.

Employee status triggers employer obligations under various federal and state laws that do not apply to independent contractors, and the responsibility for classifying a worker is the responsibility of the employer. When determining if a worker should be classified as an Employee or an Independent Contractor there are many variables. Aprio Cloud can offer a wide variety of information to help clients make the right classification.

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