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Justworks: Preferred PEO Partner

By Matt Nyman • July 9, 2018 at 11:00 AM • Doing Business in the United States, Payroll / HR

HPC is proud to partner with an emerging leader like Justworks to help our clients take the busyness out of running and growing a business. Justworks is a professional employer organization (PEO) that seamlessly combines payroll, benefits, HR, and compliance in one simple platform.

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The Difference between an Independent Contractor and an Employee

By Tina Duncan • June 5, 2017 at 9:00 AM • Tax and Compliance, Payroll / HR


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. HPC can offer a wide variety of information to help clients make the right classification if necessary.

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HPC Welcomes Our Payroll and HR Specialist

By Matt Nyman • March 28, 2017 at 9:30 AM • Payroll / HR, Professional Services Solutions


Here at HPC we continuously invest in technology and people so that our customers receive  the best in class service and support to focus on what matters. One of the biggest growth challenges small business owners face is payroll, HR, and other state and local compliance issues. We are happy to announce we have brought on an experienced in-house Payroll and HR Specialist to help our clients pro-actively plan for and overcome these challenges!

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TSheets and Xero - Automate Billing, Payroll, and More

By Bruce Phillips • October 7, 2016 at 10:00 AM • Professional Services Solutions, Payroll / HR


We have welcomed TSheets into the HPC firm process and as another great solution for our clients. Their new Xero integration presents new opportunities for many professional service firms and any business that needs to track time, bill time to customers, and pay their people for time worked.

At HPC, we spotlight one of our Xero EcoSystem partners on our site each quarter. For a variety of reasons, we have chosen TSheets as this quarter’s focus.

Time tracked billing solutions that sync with Xero have been around for a while, but TSheets has great additional features that set it apart. Additionally, there are new compliance factors given FLSA requirements that will impact a majority of employers by the end of this year. Below are more insights on the key features, how HPC is using TSheets, and a little more information on why time tracking, even for salaried employees, may actually be a requirement in upcoming months.

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