Tatiana Ivanova, MAcc

Tatiana Ivanova, MAcc
Tatiana is the Tax & Unemployment Manager at FrankCrum and holds a Master of Accountancy degree. She has been with FrankCrum since 2004 and oversees unemployment claims, wage garnishments and tax administration. When she’s not working, Tatiana enjoys traveling, reading and growing plants.
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Why it Pays to Outsource Employee Payroll Taxes to a PEO

Posted by Tatiana Ivanova, MAcc on Apr 10, 2019 7:30:00 AM

One of the most time-consuming aspects of business operations is payroll processing, which includes calculating employee payroll taxes like social security and Medicare taxes. It’s easy to make a mistake or miss a filing deadline, and fees and penalties add up quickly. Here are some basics to consider:

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3 Ways HR Outsourcing Can Save Employers Unemployment Claim Headaches

Posted by Tatiana Ivanova, MAcc on Dec 12, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Whether the business is small or large, dealing with unemployment claims can be time-consuming and tedious, especially considering a single claimant can cost the company quite a bit of cash. Many business owners are not equipped to handle unemployment matters for a number of reasons, whether it’s a lack of experience or a lack of staff. Here are a few 2018 unemployment claim statistics: 

  • The average claimant collects $350 every week in benefits.
  • The average claimant is in the program about 15 weeks.
  • In all, $29.9 billion was paid to beneficiaries in all programs during the last calendar year (2017).

In addition to the already-high cost of unemployment claims, many business owners overpay claims. Many also don’t know that their unemployment tax rate largely depends on the number of past unemployment claims against the business. While employers can’t really control whether an employee files a claim, they can take steps to reduce the risk of unqualified claims being levied against them.

Here are some tips for proactively protecting a business of any size:

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