IRS Business Mileage Rate Increased for 2018

On December 14, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service announced that the standard mileage rates for business will be increased for 2018.   For the year 2018, the optional standard mileage rate will be 54.5 cents per mile. Taxpayers have the option of using the optional standard mileage rate to calculate deductible costs of operating an automobile for business purposes.   …

How to Pick a PEO

How to Pick a PEO Here are some important questions you should ask a PEO as you search for the one that’s right for you. How long have you been in business? Longevity is a key indicator of how well a PEO handles its fiduciary responsibilities and delivers HR value to its clients. StaffScapes has been in business since 1996. …

Provide Employee Benefits

Provide Employee Benefits Today’s employees are savvy, informed and confident. They want to work for a company that not only has an HR department that considers them vital to the success of the organization but values them enough to provide an impressive benefits package to help ensure their well-being. Remember, under StaffScapes PEO arrangement, your employees become our employees when it …

HR Rules & Regulations

HR Rules & Regulations When it comes to HR rules and regulations, you don’t know what you don’t know! Keeping up with the constantly changing human resources legal requirements for employers can be all-consuming. These matters can be so distracting and take up so much of your time that you can lose track of the more productive issues that are …

HR Policies & Procedures

HR Policies & Procedures Creating policies and procedures that are the right fit for your company can be very challenging and time consuming. Consider also the knowledge and experience needed to effectively handle conflict resolution, employment termination and other sensitive employer issues. StaffScapes works with your company to develop, design and implement effective policies and procedures to complement the foundation …

StaffScapes HR Solutions

StaffScapes HR Solutions By assuming responsibility for a company’s human resources (HR) program, StaffScapes lessens the burden on business owners and frees up their time to focus on other aspects of the business’ operations. How much of the HR function should you turn over to StaffScapes? The answer is: whatever you’re comfortable with. We create customized packages of HR solutions …

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What is a Professional Employer Organization? StaffScapes is a premier Professional Employer Organization (PEO) serving small to mid-sized companies in the Denver area and across Colorado since 1996. A PEO is essentially an outsource human relations (HR) services company that serves as the employer of record for a client. That means that the company’s employees and any or all of …

The 4 P’s of Growth & Prosperity – Protection

Note:  Recently, StaffScapes had the pleasure of presenting at a local Chamber of Commerce luncheon. During this speech, we focused on points to help the small business owner grow and prosper in 2012.  We have taken this speech and created a series of blogs we will post based on each of the 4 P’s we feel are critical to your …

IRS Keeps Business Mileage Rate Unchanged for 2012

On December 12, 2011, the Internal Revenue Service announced that the standard mileage rates for business will remain unchanged from the mid-year adjustment for 2012. For the year 2012, the optional standard mileage rate will stay 55.5 cents per mile. Taxpayers have the option of using the optional standard mileage rate to calculate deductible costs of operating an automobile for …

IRS Reduces Mileage Rate for 2009

On November 24, 2008, the Internal Revenue Service announced a reduction to the optional standard mileage rates for 2009.  For the year 2009, the optional standard mileage rate will reduce from 58.5 cents to 55 cents per mile. Taxpayers have the option of using the optional standard mileage rate to calculate deductible costs of operating an automobile for business purposes. …