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MISSOURI EMPLOYER RELIEF | COVID-19 Grants Introduced to Help Small Businesses - By Lee Allphin, Employer Advantage Founder and Chairman of the Board We wanted to ensure Missouri Employers are aware of the grant program the state recently introduced to help small businesses struggling with the impacts of COVID-19. A relatively unknown provision of the CARES Act exists to provide additional funding to states so they can… ...
GUIDANCE FOR EMPLOYERS | PPP Extension and Loan Forgiveness Application -   By Lee Allphin, Employer Advantage Founder and Chairman of the Board Business uncertainty spreads rapidly during a pandemic, causing major disruptions and challenges for employers and their employees. Because achieving the full benefits of the government’s assistance is a complex process, many employers have been missing out on COVID-19 aid like the CARES Act,… ...
THE ESSENTIAL COVID-19 TOOLBOX FOR EMPLOYERS - By Lee Allphin, Employer Advantage Founder and Chairman of the Board Since the country’s reopening, the United States has seen an alarming increase in coronavirus infection rates. With inconsistent and ever-changing guidance from the government, employers are scrambling to keep their businesses, employees, and customers healthy and safe. From big cities to small towns, the… ...
GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS FOR EMPLOYERS | The New Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act HR 7090 (PPPFA) - By Lee Allphin, Employer Advantage Founder and Chairman of the Board For years I have used the idiom “It will take an Act of Congress” when there was something difficult needing to get done. Surprisingly, when it comes to Coronavirus legislation impacting employers, we have had several Acts of Congress. Yet, instead of helping get… ...
WHAT EMPLOYERS SHOULD DO WHILE THEY WAIT | Left hanging for COVID-19 legislation to be finalized, employers can use this time to their advantage - By Lee Allphin, Employer Advantage Founder and Chairman of the Board During these trying times, employers have been asked to take on unprecedented new responsibilities. While struggling to keep their own operations viable, they are also expected to salvage jobs, provide health plans, and keep the workplace safe under complicated new rules and regulations. Further,… ...
Second Round of Paycheck Protection Program Provides Employers Safe Passage Over the Troubled Water of COVID-19 -   By Lee Allphin, Employer Advantage Founder and Chairman of the Board For small businesses unable to take advantage of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) during its initial launch, a second round of funding called the “Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Health Care Enhancement Act” will provide more than $320 billion in additional emergency supplemental… ...
EMPLOYERS BEWARE | Reopening the Country Puts Businesses at Great Risk - Workers’ Compensation Being Bypassed for COVID-19 Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Claims By Lee Allphin, Employer Advantage Founder and Chairman of the Board Today’s news is full of discussion about reopening the country and when and how businesses in each state can return to “normal” operations. Although companies, workers, and the government are champing at… ...
COVID-19 “LIFEBOATS” FOR EMPLOYERS | Businesses Need to Get On Board Now - UPDATED APRIL 27, 2020 By Lee Allphin, Employer Advantage Founder and Chairman of the Board In early March 2020, the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act provided Emergency funding to federal agencies from which to build “lifeboats,” including aid for small and mid-sized businesses. Congressional leaders have now set these lifeboats afloat in the… ...
THE SMALL BUSINESS LOAN THAT’S REALLY A GRANT | Employers Need to Understand the CARES Act Critical Paycheck Protection Loan Forgiveness - Many employers will miss out on this historic loan forgiveness because they don’t understand it or think it’s too good to be true. “Paycheck Protection” is real and will be the saving grace for countless companies and their employees – if they act upon this provision now.     By Lee Allphin, Employer Advantage Founder… ...
IMPACT ON EMPLOYERS | Historic $2 Trillion CARES Act Coronavirus Emergency Spending Bill Places Heavy Compliance Burden on American Businesses - By Lee Allphin, Employer Advantage Founder and Chairman of the Board Never in our nation’s history have we seen the need for a stimulus plan the magnitude of the ‘‘Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act’’ (CARES Act), which is aimed at mitigating the devastating economic impact the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease is wreaking on individuals,… ...
Big Announcement! Employer Advantage Expands Into the Phoenix Area With the Acquisition of Choice Employer’s Resource - Exciting news! Employer Advantage has expanded into the Greater Phoenix area with the acquisition of Choice Employer’s Resource, an HR services company in Mesa, Arizona. The sale was finalized June 1, 2020. This will add a third Employer Advantage location to serve clients with personalized, strategic outsourced HR services. It will allow us to help… ...
Back to Work | A Coronavirus Reopening Checklist for Employers -   By Lee Allphin, Employer Advantage Founder and Chairman of the Board From devastating pandemic to enemy of the economy, COVID-19 has rapidly ravaged normalcy in the workplace. There are still many unknowns about the extensive measures necessary to properly reopen, which has employers struggling to create a plan to safely and successfully bring employees… ...
American Payroll Association Year-End and Next Year Preparation Seminar | Dec 13, 2019, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. - PROGRAM OVERVIEW Early registration is encouraged as space is limited for this seminar addressing the complex compliance issues of year-end, including the latest changes in legislation and regulations that affect the close of one year and the beginning of the next. Lunch is included. RE-CERTIFICATION CREDIT Earn up to 6 Re-certification Credit Hours (RCHs), 0.6… ...
Sneak Preview of Renovation Plans for Employer Advantage’s New Headquarters | Moving In Fall 2020! - We wanted to thank the #JACC and everyone who joined us for the November Morning Brew! For those who were unable to attend, we are sharing the sneak preview photos of the renovation plans for our new headquarters – the former bowling alley off North Rangline Rd. in Joplin. We are looking forward to a Fall 2020… ...
50% OFF LIVE PAYROLL WEBINAR - Many companies who do business in more than one state do not understand how to determine which state they must pay taxes to. They also do not understand that each state has different laws regarding residents and nonresidents. This topic will give you guidelines on what factors determine which tax the employer must withhold. It… ...
EMPLOYER ADVANTAGE AWARDED MISSOURI WORKPLACE WELLNESS AWARD -       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   EMPLOYER ADVANTAGE AWARDED MISSOURI WORKPLACE WELLNESS AWARD  Joplin, MO — July 3, 2019 — Employer Advantage, known for more than 25 years as the trusted Professional Employer Organization (PEO), announced today it has been awarded the Missouri Bronze Level Workplace Wellness Award, and will be recognized at an awards banquet… ...
EMPLOYER ADVANTAGE ANNOUNCES BUILDING ACQUISITION AND RENOVATION PLANS FOR NEW JOPLIN HEADQUARTERS -   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   EMPLOYER ADVANTAGE ANNOUNCES BUILDING ACQUISITION AND RENOVATION PLANS FOR NEW JOPLIN HEADQUARTERS Former bowling alley off Rangeline Rd. considered perfect fit to accommodate company’s continued growth    Joplin, MO — June 4, 2019 — Employer Advantage, known for more than 25 years as the trusted Professional Employer Organization (PEO), announced… ...
50% OFF LIVE PAYROLL WEBINAR - Best Practices to Manage Your Multistate Payroll June 27, 2019 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Central Time Employer Advantage’s Payroll Tax/Time and Attendance Specialist Debbie Cash, CPP, will be giving a live webinar to ensure you are up-to-date on the ever-changing rules and regulations of multistate payroll issues. Click HERE to schedule this course at… ...
EMPLOYER ADVANTAGE ANNOUNCES FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD HONORED WITH THE MICHAELINE A. DOYLE AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP AND OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PEO INDUSTRY -     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                           EMPLOYER ADVANTAGE ANNOUNCES FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD HONORED WITH THE MICHAELINE A. DOYLE AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP AND OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PEO INDUSTRY Joplin, MO — February 11, 2018… ...

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