Payroll & Benefits

Bearing Tree is a Professional Employer Organization that utilizes a “co-employer” arrangement to provide you and your employees with advanced and cost-effective benefits and payroll capabilities. We handle all needed payroll support – from onboarding to offboarding – regardless of where employees reside in the United States.   We provide the expertise and economies of scale that are critical to cost-effective benefits that many organizations often struggle to achieve in this critical area.

How we can help

  • Administer payroll, and report and remit payroll taxes regardless of where employees reside within the United States
  • Provide and administer health and welfare benefits, in compliance with applicable federal and state laws: Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Transportation Flexible Spending, Dependent Care Flexible Spending, Disability, and Life Insurance
  • Provide a 401(k) plan and manage the associated compliance requirements
  • Ensure HR legal compliance
  • Manage and track paid time-off, observed holidays and employee leaves of absence
  • Provide Workers’ Compensation insurance coverage
  • Process and defend unemployment claims
  • Provide an employee handbook with latest federal and state-level required policies, including requested addendums
  • Coordinate employment offers
  • Coordinate on-boarding and off-boarding procedures
  • ​​​Maintain compliance with all applicable employment laws including maintaining proper filing and maintenance of all personnel documentation, providing HR policies and trainings, and HR compliance guidance​​