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Rachel Fausnaught

Rachel is the Corporate Communications Specialist for PrimePay. Before starting her career in the marketing world, she worked for a local TV news station writing for the website and handling the station’s social media platforms.

A creative writer at heart, Rachel loves to insert her style into any of the copy she creates. Outside of work, you can find Rachel playing soccer, or cheering on her Steelers with a Starbucks in hand.

20 Ways to Protect Yourself This Tax Season

taxes, tax season, form w-2, irs
February 10, 2017 | Rachel Fausnaught | 0 Comment Comments
Identity thieves have stolen $112 billion over the past six years. As Javelin puts it, that’s equal to $35,600 stolen per minute or just enough to pay for four years of college in about four...

Why Authenticity is Paramount in Business

small business growth, small business, small biz
February 8, 2017 | Rachel Fausnaught | 2 Comment Comments
They say what’s old is new again. Fashion trends are constantly resurfacing, fixer upper houses are extremely popular and even dated news stories make impacts years later.The Detroit Mercantile...

Survey: Average Small Biz Owner Spends 80 Hours a Year on Federal Regulations

federal compliance, legislation, small business
February 6, 2017 | Rachel Fausnaught | 1 Comments
While there’s much debate over the definition of the American Dream, some would still argue that means fulfilling your entrepreneurial visions. Here at PrimePay, we learned that over 50 percent...

Changes to Individual Tax IDs a Possibility

taxes, ITINs, tax ID, president trump
February 3, 2017 | Rachel Fausnaught | 0 Comment Comments
Since taking office less than a month ago, President Trump has already started making moves toward change. He has signed executive orders on things like the Affordable Care Act as well as orders...

Why Your Employees Are Crucial to Small Biz Growth

small business, hiring, small biz, small business growth
February 1, 2017 | Rachel Fausnaught | 0 Comment Comments
If you’re anything like Best Line Equipment, you know it’s tough to find qualified employees that fit your unique small business mold. With competition from bigger companies to just...

How to Make Sense of Your W-2

taxes, tax season
January 30, 2017 | Rachel Fausnaught | 1 Comments
You get it every year. The piece of paper that comes in the mail or online detailing your earnings history over the past 12 months. You call up your accountant, log in to an e-file site or if you...

How an Increased Minimum Wage Could Affect Small Businesses

minimum wage, increase minimum wage, small business
January 27, 2017 | Rachel Fausnaught | 5 Comment Comments
The federal minimum wage has held steady at $7.25/hour since July 24 of 2009. In 2017 though, 19 states are raising their minimum wage at some point throughout the year.Minimum wage has been a hot...

How to Find Inspiration in Unlikely Places

small business, inspiration, entrepreneur
January 25, 2017 | Rachel Fausnaught | 0 Comment Comments
Sometimes, what you need to take you to the next level of achieving your goals is a source of inspiration. Back in high school, all it took was a girl beating me in the timed mile to elevate my...

IRS Names PrimePay as Leader in Protecting Taxpayer Data

taxes, cybersecurity, IRS
January 23, 2017 | Rachel Fausnaught | 0 Comment Comments
When you and your employees receive your Form W-2 this year, you may notice a new entry. This 16 digit verification code is part of efforts from the IRS to protect you and strengthen anti-fraud...

Not a 9 to 5 Person? Do Something About It

entrepreneur, small business
January 18, 2017 | Rachel Fausnaught | 0 Comment Comments
There’s plenty of insight out there that describes what successful entrepreneurs do on a daily basis. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook sends out company emails by 4:30 a.m. Founder of ModCloth...


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