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Looking to 2023: What IPS customers can expect in the New Year

John Feaman, IPS President, recently sat down to discuss what lies ahead for the payroll industry,…

Integrate your organization’s 401k with IPS

Looking for a customized, cost-effective way to automate your employees 401k retirement plans? Consider a 401k…

Welcome Diane Koenig, IPS Senior HCM Specialist

You onboarded with IPS in July. Tell us what the first few months have been like.…

Electronic Onboarding and Messaging engages remote and in-office employees

With more remote workers joining company payrolls – especially those employed in other tax states –…

Meet Debbie Polly, IPS’ Newest Employee

In early June, Debbie Polly joined our team as a tax specialist with more than 25…

Demand grows for hiring workers through mobile e-onboarding

Electronic onboarding emerged as an essential tool for companies to retain new workers during the early…

Camille Pierce steps into role as IPS Operations Manager

IPS is excited to have Camille Pierce as our new Operations Manager. Camille started in the…

A better way for electronic employee onboarding and applicant tracking

The competition to hire and retain good employees remains a challenge in today’s marketplace. Our team…

IPS technology bolsters flexible scheduling in our post-Covid world

For more than a year now, we’ve witnessed a tremendous shift in how we work, especially…

Commonly Asked Questions

We recently caught up with Vice President Pete Feaman for a conversation about what clients are…

Industrial furniture manufacturer turns to IPS for seamless payroll

Walworth, Wisconsin-based Integra has nearly 40 years of experience in the design, engineering and manufacturing of…

What’s next for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in 2021

There are new ground rules in the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) rolled…

Office Happenings: new baby, payroll training, and remote employees

There are several recent office happenings to make note of as we move ever deeper into…

New Year, New Look: A facelift for the IPS user interface

New colors and easier navigation are among the first updates that you will notice when logging…

Common questions: federal tax credits and COVID-19 sick leave

With the ongoing pandemic and employees still impacted by sickness or a mandatory quarantine because of…

IPS marks tenth anniversary in business

IPS is pleased to celebrate ten years in business as a payroll services provider for businesses…

IPS talks communication strategy with BizTimes

With the major shift to a remote workforce for much of business and industry in 2020,…

IPS organizes payroll processing for employees on COVID-19 sick leave

IPS reminds all employers that we can help them follow the proper procedures when paying their…

COVID-19: Protect your business during this “perfect storm” for fraud

The chaos and confusion surrounding the first weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic provided fertile ground for…

IPS client advisory regarding COVID-19

Integrated Payroll Services (IPS) is actively taking precautions to service clients during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.…

Winter office happenings: promotion, expansion and celebration

IPS has a number of winter office happenings to share: Congratulations are in order for Camille…

What to do about a returned W-2

Clients often contact IPS with their concerns about new tax laws or processes. Here is one…

More information about the new IRS Form W-4

Last November, IPS shared how a new, less complicated and more transparent IRS Form W-4 was…

IPS welcomes payroll specialist, Mary Anderson

We are pleased to share the news about Mary Anderson joining the IPS team as a…

Coming soon: IRS to improve Form W-4

Determining how much tax an employee wants taken out of a paycheck should become easier next…

Employees Self-Service (ESS) increases efficiencies in business payroll

With automation involved in so many of today’s business processes, it’s only natural that electronic onboarding…

New for iSolved: Fillable Forms and Certified Payroll Reporting

Several new features are now available under the Human Capital Management (HCM) section of iSolved. Fillable…

Evaluate your payroll services before the New Year

With the New Year right around the corner, now is the ideal time to consider making…

Three IPS employees are celebrating October work anniversaries

At IPS, our people make all the difference. And this month we congratulate three of our…

IPS adds senior account executive, Dana Hansen

Welcome Dana Hansen to IPS! We are pleased to announce the addition of Dana Hansen as…

Streamlining processes beyond payroll helps non-profit save time and money

Secure Futures, a Milwaukee-based leader in teen financial literacy, teaches young men and women how to…

Happy 2nd (work) Anniversary, Sarah Feaman

Sarah Feaman, IPS payroll specialist, recently celebrated her 2nd anniversary with the company. Always a good…

How much does a payroll company cost?

Once you’ve made the decision to partner with a payroll provider, you will want to know…

Why hire a payroll company?

There’s a lot to consider when outsourcing payroll for a business. “How much will it cost?…

IPS president attends industry conference, discusses best practices

IPS President John Feaman recently attended the annual TPG (The Payroll Group) Conference held in Bonita…

Spotlight: Healthcare company sought improved payroll accuracy

As the owner of Home Care Assistance, Rick Cohen takes pride in providing caregivers and care…

Ensure a smooth transition and satisfying workplace when onboarding college graduates

If you’re looking to nurture new talent and promote a collaborative workplace, chances are you’ve already…

 Payroll implications for out-of-state employees

It’s an exciting and busy time when new workers join a company. While there are a…

Payroll taxes call for preparation during tax season and beyond

For many businesses, properly handling payroll taxes can be a complex part of running a business.…

Understanding the differences between the W-2 and the final pay stub

It’s not unusual for the team at IPS to receive a lot of questions during tax…

Meet the newest IPS payroll specialist, Ruxy McPherson

Ruxy McPherson, Payroll Specialist IPS is pleased to welcome payroll specialist, Ruxy McPherson, to our team.…

Custom portal solution perfect for specialized business

JMJ Construction, based in Waukesha, Wisconsin, is a relatively new general contractor, launching their small business…

Be sure to evaluate your payroll services before the New Year

As we close in on the last two months of the year, now is the ideal…

Onboarding employees: technology streamlines the hiring process and sets expectations for new staff

Fall is considered the final hiring spree of the year for businesses before the holiday season…

Tapping into employee data can significantly impact your business

This time of year, a lot of IPS clients are laying the groundwork for the coming…

IPS team members travel to Utah for benefits training

President John Feaman and Payroll Specialist Camille Pierce spent a few days in Salt Lake City…

Customer Spotlight: Transitioning to an “all-in-one” payroll solution

Ganshert Nursery and Landscapes, a Madison-area-based company specializing in the renovation, design, and construction of residential…

Can I change payroll companies mid-year?

It’s summertime and the last thing on your mind may be thinking the time is right…

What are the payroll considerations when hiring an intern?

So, you want to hire an intern? There are a number of things to keep in…

What employers need to know about managing holiday pay

With Memorial Day behind us and the Fourth of July just around the corner, we’ve been…

IPS offers “HR On-Demand” to help with workforce management

Are employees having difficulty getting their timesheet turned in each month? As their employer, is there…

IPS stays plugged, explores key issues at The Payroll Group Conference

IPS President John Feaman spent a few days in Hollywood, California earlier this month, attending The…

A paycheck checkup is a good idea any time of year

More than 80 percent of U.S. employees have their paychecks directly deposited into a bank account…

A few minutes with … Pete Feaman, Friend of Nashotah

In our first installment of this IPS series, we catch up with Vice President Pete Feaman…

Ensuring a smooth transition when an employee leaves; part 2 of 2

In an age where job turnover is higher than ever, it’s important for organizations to be…

Ensuring a smooth transition when an employee leaves; part 1 of 2

In an age where job turnover is higher than ever, it’s important for organizations to be…

IPS tackles payroll diversity and more on The Biz Connection radio show

Recently, IPS President John Feaman and Vice President Pete Feaman were featured on the The Biz…

What are the federal tax updates for 2018?

Because of the federal tax overhaul, many companies are in the process of updating their payroll…

IPS Featured in The Waukesha Freeman – Payroll systems and technology

Payroll’s progress: Technology having massive impact on industry The technological revolution has resulted in a makeover…

IPS Expands Again! Say Hello to Camille Pierce, Payroll Specialist

When Camille Pierce joined the IPS team, she brought a degree in Accounting and more than…

Inside Look: Home Health Care & Assisted Living

With November serving as national home care and hospice month, now is the perfect time to…

Start the New Year with a New Approach … to Payroll

Not all New Year’s resolutions involve diet and exercise. Before 2018 takes foot, IPS encourages you…

Upcoming Dates to Remember

January 31st All W2’s need to be provided to all employees (IRS Regulations). If you have…

IPS is Growing: Welcome to the Team, Sarah Feaman

A graduate from UW La Crosse, Sarah Feaman joined the IPS team this past August as…

New I-9 Form Updates

The USCIS recently released a revised edition of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Employers are…

Common Payroll Struggles: Manual Time Entry

Even in this age of driver-less cars and Amazon drone deliveries, it’s still quite common to…

TPG Annual Conference

Pete Feaman, vice president of IPS, recently attended The Payroll Group’s Annual Conference. The Payroll Group…

Common Payroll Struggles: Losing a Key Staff Member

For companies that handle their payroll internally, it’s not uncommon to be left in a lurch…

House Passes New Healthcare Bill

Recently, the U.S. House of representatives narrowly passed a revised version the American Health Care Act (AHCA)…

House Passes Comp Time Bill

On Tuesday, May 9th, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Working Families Flexibility Act. The…

IPS Joins GCOW as Corporate Member

IPS is proud to be added as a Corporate Member of the GCOW. The Golf Course…

Don’t Let Unused PTO Drain Your Office Productivity

PTO … it’s one of the cornerstone benefits in today’s corporate America. But what happens when…

OSHA 300A Forms: NEW Posting and Submission Rules

REMEMBER: OSHA 300A forms were to be posted no later than February 1, 2017. If you…

Attention: New Form I-9 Required as of January 22

The new Form I-9, released November 14, must now be used for verifying the identity and…

Tax Filing Help for Businesses

Regardless of the size of the business, there is no escaping the fact that tax compliance…

The New FLSA Overtime Rule

The Department of Labor updated the guidelines of the Fair Labor Standards Act with the new…

A Good Captain Knows When to Change Course

John Feaman is the president of Delafield-based Integrated Payroll Services Inc., a compre­hensive payroll services company.…

The Truth About ACA Compliance

The final phase of the employer mandate under the Affordable Care Act went into effect on…

New Deadline for W-2 Submissions Effective January 31, 2017

By now, employers must be aware that the Internal Revenue Service changed the deadline for compliance…

What Does a Payroll Service Company Actually Do?

There’s no doubt that tackling payroll presents serious challenges to businesses of all sizes. Handling time…

Understanding and Applying the New FLSA Overtime Rule

In May, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its final rule on overtime, modifying the…

Payroll Outsourcing Makes Sense

Payroll Outsourcing Startups, small businesses and even companies that are already in a growth mode resort…

Streamlining the Payroll Process through Automated Time and Attendance Reports

Automation of the simplest functions in today’s workplaces creates more efficient business processes. The ultimate goal…

Check Stub Delivery with Email Notification for Online Payroll Systems

Macro photograph of a pay stub. Automating your payroll system creates an efficient process that tracks…

ACA Compliance for Small Businesses

The Affordable Care Act was enacted to reduce health care costs, improve access to health insurance…

Benefits of Outsourcing Payroll

Payroll processing is an essential task in any ongoing business. It is a function that must…

Time And Attendance Seamlessly Flow Into Payroll

Payroll preparation is a labor-intensive process that requires coordinating various tasks on a regular basis. Time…

Meet Sarah Lutz, our new Payroll Processor

Sarah is obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management from Concordia University. She is a…

Employers Beware: Contractor vs. Employee Classification

Businesses can enter into various types of employment relationships with their workers. Employees may be treated…

What Employees Should know about W-2s and 1099s

Employment arrangements have changed over the years, and it is important for workers to understand the…

ACA Compliance for Employers

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a well-intentioned effort to make sure that all Americans have…

The Benefits Of Using A Visa Debit Payroll Card

Operating at peak efficiency means considering all the ways that you can improve your business processes.…

Direct Deposit is the Modern Payroll Solution for Employers and Employees

Employers that offer a range of payroll options to their employee base are far more likely…

Enhancing Business Efficiency with Pay-as-you-go Plans

In Wisconsin, workers’ compensation insurance is mandatory unless your business meets the requirements for self-insured status.…

When Multi-state Compliance is an Issue

Managing benefits and payroll services is a complicated task because each employee record is unique. Each…

Navigating the Affordable Care Act: A Guide to Compliance

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been rolled out and is in effect, but employers are…

Electronic Check Stub Delivery: Paperwork Reduction Pays Off

Many businesses support paperwork reduction because opting for the digital alternative streamlines the work process. Migrating…

Keeping Employee Records Updated

The onboarding process for new employees includes a lot of paperwork, and Form W-4 is typically…

Information Required to Start a Business Payroll

Your business plan has been thoroughly vetted, financing is in place and you are eager to…

Managing the W-2 and 1099 Preparation Process

Preparing the documentation required for tax preparation is a year-round concern for businesses even if tax…

The Difference Between a W2 Employee and a 1099 Employee

The controversy over worker classification as either employee or independent contractor has been brewing for many years.…

Enhancing Business Efficiency with Employee Self Service Payroll

Payroll administration is a resource-intensive function. Preparation and disbursement takes several man-hours to complete for every…

Payroll Processing for the 21st Century

Let’s face it: Payroll administration uses up time and manpower resources that are typically stretched to…

Ensuring Compliance with New Hire Reporting Requirements

The employee pool changes constantly, depending on the nature of the business. Some industries engage in…

How To Manage Your Costs through Automated Timekeeping

A recent article in the New York Times noted the rise in workers’ lawsuits against employers…

How To Avoid A Workers Compensation Audit

Payroll processing is one of the most complicated back office functions. The outcome is dependent on…

Meet Ashley Burdette, our new Payroll Processor

Ashley is a payroll processor at Integrated Payroll Services. She processes and obtains information for the…

Outsourcing Payroll Enhances Your Efficiency

Companies often underestimate the costs of handling the administrative side of their business. A white paper…

Strategies for Effective Records Management

It takes time, money and precious man-hours to maintain organized business records. However, many processes depend…

Effective Records Maintenance for Greater Efficiency

Maintaining organized business records is crucial to efficient operations of any company. However, without specific records…

The Benefits Of Automatic Direct Deposit For Employees

Direct Deposit means Direct Savings Payroll processing is one of the most complex systems that businesses…

Wisconsin Withholding Tax Tables Revised

Withholding Tax Tables Revised. Under authority of Governor Scott Walker, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue has…