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PEO FAQ's

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Click below for answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the PEO industry.

In a co-employment relationship, KeyHR PEO will act as the administrative employer and the client acts as the worksite employer. The employer maintains control of the business and is in charge of all business decision-making including employee supervision and staffing decisions. KeyHR handles the time-consuming administrative tasks associated with the employment relationship.

Companies in almost every industry can use the services provided by a PEO. Any company interested in trying to improve its performance in a increasingly competitive marketplace should consider this type of relationship.

Partnering with KeyHR can help you:

  • Focus on your core business
  • Lower your expenses & increase profits
  • Maintain peace of mind

While the client is responsible for providing the funds to cover payroll and payroll taxes, a PEO administers payment of wages to employees and payment of taxes to the appropriate agencies.

One of the responsibilities of a PEO is to provide clients with guidance and education regarding employment laws and regulations. Ultimately, the responsibility for complying with most of these laws lies with the client.

No. The management relationship that you have with your employees will continue, but the partnership enables you to offer improved HR-related products and services.