David Hanna

David Hanna graduated with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration/Major in Accounting and his Masters in Business Administration from the University of South Dakota. He spent 10 years in public accounting as a CPA doing various income tax work and business valuations including related expert witness services in shareholder litigation. He spent 3 years as CEO of a hotel management company with over 350 employees. He has been the owner/managing member of Paystubz since 2007 – see more at www.paystubz.com – or call him at: 605-721-2480

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Executive Memorandum Deferring Payroll Taxes

By David Hanna on Sep 11, 2020 2:08:24 PM

On Saturday, August 8, 2020, President Trump signed an executive memorandum (not an 'order') deferring the employee portion of social security tax (6.2%).

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South Dakota Labor Laws Summary

By David Hanna on Sep 2, 2020 2:28:59 PM

Every state in the country has various labor laws. Some states vary greatly from federal law, some don’t. In South Dakota – generally speaking, labor laws follow federal law. Here’s a quick list of items common and unique labor law items from the Rushmore State (aka South Dakota):
  • Minimum wage in South Dakota is $9.30 per hour in 2020. For tipped employees minimum wage is $4.65 per hour in 2020.
  • Breaks for employees – South Dakota does not require employers provide breaks to their employees.
  • Final paycheck for terminated employee – South Dakota requires an employer provide an employee their final paycheck by the next regular pay date or as soon as the employee returns to the employer’s property. Withholding a paycheck beyond when the employee would have received payment had they remained employed is not recommended.
  • Overtime law in South Dakota follows the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) rules.
  • New hire reporting in South Dakota – employers must provide the following to the South Dakota New Hire Reporting Center: employee’s full name, home address, social security number, hire date, employer’s name and address and employer’s FEIN (federal employer ID number).
  • Mandating direct deposit: According to South Dakota Codified Laws 60-11-9 (2006):  Every employer shall pay all wages due to employees at least once each calendar month unless otherwise provided by law, or on regular agreed pay days designated in advance by the employer, in lawful money of the United States. An employer may pay wages by check, cash, or direct deposit to the employee's bank account, unless an employer and employee agree to another form of payment.

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Coronavirus Workplace Bundle | Paystubz

By David Hanna on Jun 3, 2020 2:45:16 PM

There’s a lot of uncertainty about work with COVID-19. That's why Paystubz has teamed up with The OSHA Store to offer a Coronavirus Workplace BundleThe bundle includes everything your business needs to maintain safety AND compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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5 Things To Do in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

By David Hanna on Sep 17, 2019 12:45:49 PM

Last month, we wrote about some of the best things to do around our hometown of Rapid City. This month, we'll take a journey across the state, and tell you what to do if you find yourself in or around our state's most populous city, Sioux Falls. 

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5 Things To Do In And Around Rapid City, South Dakota

By David Hanna on Sep 4, 2019 6:36:08 AM

Paystubz is proud to call Rapid City, South Dakota our home. And whether you’re here for business, on a road trip with the family, or just looking for a scenic getaway, there is plenty to do here in Rapid City. Here are five things we'd recommend if you find yourself in our neck of the woods.

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Time For Real Timekeeping

By David Hanna on Aug 14, 2019 12:37:45 PM

Is it time for a better way to track employee time?

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Great Plains Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC) | Paystubz

By David Hanna on May 14, 2019 12:45:55 PM

Tax laws come and go, yet many linger around, rarely spoken of. The rarely spoken of legislation we think you should know about is the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), which can not only benefit companies .

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Simplify Managing Time Off Policies

By David Hanna on Feb 6, 2019 12:34:35 PM

Does your company struggle to track employee time off balances?  Many do.

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Paystubz 1st Annual Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

By David Hanna on Jan 3, 2019 9:00:00 AM

We wanted to take the time to ask our clients what they think of us. For our first 11 years in business, we were confident we did good work, but wanted to poll clients throughout South Dakota, North Dakota, and Montana, and know if they had a similar view about our payroll services, timekeeping application, and human resources solutions.

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Mandate Direct Deposit in South Dakota and Free Yourself

By David Hanna on Nov 14, 2018 2:40:07 PM

We all have great appreciation for the work our employees do for our businesses.  And, we do want to pay them timely and accurately for their efforts.  There's one more step an employer can do to make life even easier - saving everyone some time, money, and gas: MANDATE direct deposit! It’s legal for payroll in South Dakota (and some other states).

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