Will Your Summer Employees Affect Your ALE Status?

Employers May Apply a Reasonable, Good Faith Interpretation of the Term ‘Seasonal Worker’ Employers looking to hire seasonal workers this summer are reminded that there is an exception when measuring workforce size to determine whether they are an applicable large … Read More

What to Do When an IRS Letter Arrives

Be On Alert for Tax Scams, Including Demands for Payment The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) mails millions of pieces of correspondence every year to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. Here are some suggestions on how to best handle a … Read More

Execupay Rolls Out Fully Branded & Integrated Payroll for BambooHR

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Execupay, a long-trusted SaaS provider of payroll & HR technology and services for small to medium businesses, today announced a new partnership with BambooHR.  Execupay’s Channel Division was selected to provide white-labeled payroll services and technology … Read More

16 End of Year Payroll Tips You Need To Hear

Well hey everyone! It’s the end of the year, and it’s important to make sure that your payroll information is up to date. From end-of-year reporting and taxation to preparing for 2017, there are a ton of things to make … Read More

3 Reasons You Should Be Outsourcing Your Payroll

For a small business owner looking to keep costs down, outsourcing payroll might seem like an unnecessary or expensive service. However, an estimated 50% of all businesses outsource their payroll, which makes payroll the most common of all outsourced business … Read More

Do You Qualify for Small Business Tax Credits?

Managing money while running a small business can be one of the toughest challenges for business owners. Thankfully, there are certain tax credit programs you may be eligible for. For instance, small businesses that pay at least half of the … Read More

Travel Expenses: Understanding Employer Obligations

For many employers, sending employees out into the big, wide world to perform their job duties is an everyday occurrence. However, many employers are not aware of the situational details that may make time compensable or not compensable for non-exempt employees. Employers must consider both state and federal law surrounding travel time pay and then apply the most generous policy to the employee.

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Taking on a Summer Intern? Top 6 Factors that Classify a Paid vs. Unpaid Intern


No matter the size of your organization, you may be considering offering a summer internship program. While most interns must be compensated at least minimum wage plus applicable overtime in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the US Department of Labor has laid out specific circumstances under which an organization may utilize the resources of an unpaid intern.

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