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  1. QuickBooks Time Clock Software

     
     
    If you own or manage a small to medium-sized business, you're probably already familiar with the Intuit company name and their popular accounting software, QuickBooks. Intuit was started in 1983 and after the success of their Quicken product for individual...
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  2. When Did Memorial Day Begin?

     
     
    The last Monday in May is set aside as a federal holiday in the United States to remember those that died while serving in the armed forces. This is now known as Memorial Day. It was first introduced on May...
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  3. Is Paychex a Good Payroll Solution?

     
     
    One of the key questions to ask when looking for supporting services for your business such as payroll processing is, "How long has the company been around?" Paychex was started in 1971 by B. Thomas Golisano with only $3,000. Golisano...
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  4. Is Cinco de Mayo a Holiday?

     
     
    While Cinco de Mayo (5th of May) is a day set aside for celebrating the victory of the Mexican Army over the French at the Battle of Puebla, it's not a national holiday in either the United States or Mexico....
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  5. PTO vs. Individual Leave Policies

     
     
    Employers have a number of options when offering paid leave benefits to their employees. Many employers offer separate paid time off benefits to their employees, like vacation, sick leave, and personal days. Other employers offer more flexible paid time off...
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  6. Purchasing Time Clock Software

     
     
    When you're running a business (especially a small business), you have to consider many financial strategies. One of them is deciding how to pay for the support services like accounting, payroll, and time and attendance software that your business needs...
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  7. Virtual TimeClock 15 Release 1 Now Available

     
     
    We’re delighted to let you know that Virtual TimeClock 15 is now available! Virtual TimeClock 15 is a free upgrade for users currently enrolled in our Software Maintenance and Support program and all customers that have recently purchased the software....
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  8. Daylight Saving Time 2015

     
     
    It’s that time of year again! On Sunday, March 8 at 2 AM, it's time to set your clocks forward one hour for most of those living in the United States. The observance of Daylight Saving Time (DST) has been...
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  9. Are You Leaving Windows XP?

     
     
    The Windows XP operating system made a big splash when it launched in 2001 and has been a workhorse for many businesses, schools, and municipalities for over 12 years. Many of you may not know that Microsoft stopped supporting XP...
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  10. Canadian Statutory and National Holidays

     
     
    We always enjoy talking to our northern neighbors in Canada and occasionally we receive questions about whether Virtual TimeClock can calculate indemnity payments for observed statutory and national holidays. Virtual TimeClock does calculate pay based on hourly rates, but not...
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  11. February 2015 Holidays

     
     
    In 1879, the 45th Congress of the United States designated February 22 as a federal holiday. The date was chosen because it is the birthday of the first President of the United States, George Washington. On January 1, 1971, in...
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  12. Virtual TimeClock 15 Sneak Peek

     
     
    We're excited about the new changes coming to Virtual TimeClock in 2015 so here's a sneak peek at our first Virtual TimeClock release of the year.

    Here's a screenshot of the updated Security control panel that shows...
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  13. An Apple Watch Time Clock?

     
     
    There's been lots of buzz about the new Apple Watch, scheduled for release in early 2015. A major focus of the smartwatch will be on fitness apps, like tracking your daily physical activity to show how much time you've spent...
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  14. Website Updates

     
     
    Redcort.com has received a number of enhancements to improve the user experience when researching time and attendance software, using the free employer resources, and using the self service support tools. Blogs, articles, past Tips & Tricks newsletters, and...
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  15. 2014 Year In Review

     
     
    2014 was another year of growth here at Redcort Software. We added additional staff on the operations side of the business to continually provide the exceptional customer experience you've come to expect from the industry leader in time and attendance...
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  16. January 2015 Holidays

     
     
    There are two federal and business holidays observed in the United States during the month of January: New Year's Day (1st) and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (19th). Don’t expect mail delivery though. Like all U.S. federal holidays these dates...
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  17. 2015 Federal & Business Holidays

     
     
    Holidays have a way of bringing people to together, whether they be family, friends, or even strangers from diverse social, political, and religious backgrounds. There's something about religious, cultural, and national celebrations that help us find common ground with one...
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  18. Small Business Saturday

     
     
    Small Business Saturday is held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving in the United States and encourages people to shop at small, local businesses in order to help unite local communities during one of the busiest shopping periods of the year....
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  19. December Business Holidays

     
     
    Christmas Day became a legal federal holiday in the United States in 1870 under the presidency of Ulysses S. Grant and is celebrated on December 25. Christmas is also a widely observed cultural and civil holiday in many other parts...
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  20. November Business Holidays

     
     
    The month of November contains two US federal holidays. The first holiday is Veterans Day, which honors people who have served in the US Armed Forces. Veterans Day is celebrated on November 11 because World War I officially ended at...
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  21. Mac OS X Yosemite

     
     
    We're pleased to announce that Virtual TimeClock 14 Release 4 is completely compatible with Apple's new Mac operating system, OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Redcort Software's engineers weren't surprised since being members of the Mac Developer program gives us access to...
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  22. New California Sick Leave Law

     
     
    California recently passed a new sick leave law requiring most employers, regardless of size, to give their workers at least three paid sick days (24 hours) per year. Employers can award the paid sick time based on accrual or give...
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  23. Virtual TimeClock 14R4 Now Available

     
     
    We're delighted to announce that Virtual TimeClock 14 Release 4 is now available for immediate download. We've put a lot of effort into polishing this latest time clock software release and hope you enjoy the new release as much as...
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