#1 Once your business has actually starting hiring people, you will want to make sure that you are aware of all of the responsibilities that you have as an employer. There are certain regulations regarding payroll that may vary from one state to another.
#2 Remember that you will also have obligations to pay someone to help you with your business taxes, unless it is something that you are well versed in. You will want to make sure that you have enough time to file everything and pay your tax liabilities without going past the deadline, as this can result in interest and other fees.
#3 The Payroll Year End will be the same time each year. There is really no reason for you to not be prepared for it. You want to make sure that you have everything that you need in order to process year end statements of income and earnings.
#4 When you hire a new employees, make sure that you have them complete all of their new hire paperwork regarding their exemptions and tax information. This will help make it a lot easier when it comes to cutting their paycheck.
#5 It is a lot easier for businesses to stay on top of payroll when they use online payroll software to help them. IT really helps to keep them organized, and can also help prevent errors down the road.