artificial intelligence

Thinking Smarter Not Harder

The 2017 HR Tech conference in Las Vegas brought together leading thinkers in the industry focusing on innovation, artificial intelligence and the future of people engagement. One consistent thread throughout the conference was: Smart Technology Anticipating Employee’ Needs Currently, the HR industry is a on a spectrum with one side being represented by large companies with

16 Oct
Student Debt Onboarding
Angela Yu

Why Debt, Students and Taxes Matter

One of the happiest and satisfying milestones for a recent graduate or student is paying off student debt or having their loans forgiven. The joy of this accomplishment leaves little room for contemplation of the possible pitfalls, especially those related to taxes. Students tend to be relatively new – and therefore anxious – about filing

13 Oct
Independent Contractor
Nushin Zarrabi

Never Misclassify As Independent Contractor

Businesses have to determine whether their workers are considered independent contractors or employees for tax purposes. This decision is usually made at the outset of the relationship, when the terms are being drafted between the employer, and the individual (Employee or Independent Contractor). Outlined are key differences to classifying individuals as employees or independent contractors:

11 Oct
Employees Independent Contractor

Employee or Independent Contractor, Who to Hire?

An employee is a person who performs services for you where you control what will be done and how it will be done. An independent contractor is a person or entity that is engaged in the business of providing services to others where you only have the right to control or direct the result of

9 Oct
Freelance onboarding of W-9
Emily Rotolo

Onboarding With The Form W-9!

SimpleForms wants to simplify the W-4 during the onboarding process for full-time employees. We introduce the IRS Form W-9 and why SimpleForms wants to simplify this form for all freelancers and independent contractors (or contingent employees). The Form W-9 is arguably the most frequently used tax form out there. Not only do independent contractors use

5 Oct
Diverse Group of Employees
Angela Yu

Employee Experience Starts BEFORE Day 1

The year started with a job surge, and saw unemployment rates hitting a low on April 1st. As more individuals entered the workforce, companies needed to shift their focus from retaining employees to employee on-boarding. It follows that these employers are increasingly prioritizing creating a positive and memorable employee experience. However, few have figured out

2 Oct
Single Form Mistake
Nushin Zarrabi

Single Form Mistake Becomes $1500 Fine!

Employers can experience an even more stressful tax season than most individual tax filers, especially with a single form mistake. This is due to tax forms that they must submit for their employees. Employers, beginning in the 2016 tax year, are required to submit Form W-2s to the IRS by January 31st instead of the

28 Sep
Diversity of new hires
Angela Yu

3 Mandatory Cultural Integrations for New Hires

The first experiences of a new hire with their employer are crucial to the integration in the company. New employees are looking for an indication that their new work home is up-to-date and modern, not only in their business practices but in their cultural norms as well. This is especially true for those in a

25 Sep
Tax Season
Nushin Zarrabi

3 Mandatory Tax Preparations for 2018!

As 2017 is nearing an end, it’s time to consider how to prepare for the 2018 tax season. We’ve compiled a list of changes that taxpayers should be aware of for the upcoming tax season. Thankfully, there is still time to take advantage of any tax tips before the end of the 2017 tax year:

19 Sep
Impact of Franchise Tax and How to Avoid Specific Taxes
Nushin Zarrabi

4 Ways To Avoid Franchise Tax?

  Franchise tax is a “privilege tax” on business entities that are incorporated or do business in a particular state. It is considered a privilege tax since it is essentially charging the business for the privilege of operating in the state. This tax, unlike income tax, is based on the net worth or the capital

12 Sep

About Us

Simple Forms Employee Onboarding Software

SimpleForms was created to help understand the confusing language in required paperwork. To stop individuals from guessing and blindly completing important documents and creating a easy to use portal between employees and companies.

We store the information the businesses need and provide support to the employee. By creating the pre-step to tax platforms, SimpleForms is the ideal middle between Payroll and Accounting systems.