How long will it take for Avid Payroll to start running payroll for me?
It will typically take 5-10 business days . If you are a company that already runs payroll using another platform the time will vary based on the number of employees, how often they are paid. If you are new to payroll, the process is quite simple and doesn’t take long at all.
How will my employees get their paystubs?
Each employee will be setup with a secure Employee Portal where they will be able to access their paystubs electronically.
How should I pay my employees?
Payment options include paycheck, direct deposit and paycard. However, some states have strict rules regarding electronic and alternative forms of payment, which must be followed.
What taxes need to be withheld from employee wages?
- Federal income tax
- Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA) taxes
- State and local income taxes (if applicable)
- State unemployment tax (some states)
What is unemployment tax?
The Federal and State Unemployment Tax Acts (FUTA and SUTA, respectively) fund the unemployment programs that provide temporary income to employees who lose their job through no fault of their own. FUTA is not a payroll deduction; it is paid for only by employers. The same goes for SUTA, except for a few states where employees must also contribute to the program.