Everything you need to know to have a compliant California payrollAs an employer in California, there is a lot to know about how to properly handle and calculate pay for employees. This webinar will give all the tools necessary to make sure you are in compliance with California state requirements for your employees.Understanding all the rules around overtime pay in CaliforniaUnderstanding special California..
Talking about salary is tricky business. Pay conversations almost always involve emotions. Why? Because most employees equate self-worth with compensation. Few are able to completely separate their value as a person from the dollar value the company places on them. Here’s worse news: it’s your best people, not your average employees, who become most disillusioned and disengaged if pay expectations and pay r..
A Leer, A Pat, A Joke, A Gesture, An Innuendo, A Kiss: Are You Prepared To Be the Next Social Media Blitz, Identified on #MeToo, or a Headline in the Newspaper?
Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose, Al Franken, Garrison Keillor, members of Congress, and various State lawmakers have been accused of sexual harassment and/or sexual assault. But there is a difference between pulling one’s pants down in front of a female colleague at work and touching a woman on her buttocks during a photo op—isn’t there? What is that difference? Are both examples considered sexua..
A whistleblower or qui tam action can provide financial rewards to individuals who provide information that a company, hospital or individual has defrauded the government. The primary statutes under which this relief may be sought are the federal and state False Claims Acts (“FCAs”). State and federal governments pay hundreds of billions of dollars each year for pharmaceutical drugs, medical devices, hospit..
Having a competitive and well-designed compensation system is the cornerstone of employee recruitment and retention for most organizations. But did you know, that 30 percent of U.S companies have no formal pay structure in place? And that number increases for small businesses - 50 percent of companies with 100 employees or less are lacking a proper compensation system. When you have an ill-designed or inade..
Accounts Payable (AP) is the one business function that, in many organizations, is more vulnerable to fraud than any other. That is because all funds that flow out of the organization must first pass through AP. And over time, dishonest insiders and vendors have created newer and craftier methods of stealing from organizations by exploiting control weaknesses in the AP function.Result: It is more important ..
Issuers of 1099 Forms can adopt best practices and procedures that streamline the year-end process and provide assurance that 1099s are correct, at least so far as vendor names and TINs are concerned. While certain errors in reporting dollar amounts are considered “inconsequential” under new de minimis error rules, errors in the payee name or TIN are never considered inconsequential and can result in penalt..
This course provides a concise overview of Google Sheets, a cloud-based spreadsheet application by Google. Similar to Excel, the tool allows users to enter numbers, apply formulas, prepare graphs, create charts, use pivot tables and more. While Excel is the default tool and industry standard for most accountants, Sheets has many underrated capabilities which are clearly superior to Excel. These include onli..
Are you responsible for payroll or employer tax withholding compliance? Or maybe you were recently hired or promoted to the payroll department. During your indoctrination, you are surprised at all the interesting things to do and how important this role is to the success of the company. You begin to wonder just how much there is to learn. Join us for a quick briefing on the basic laws affecting payroll. Lea..
This webinar will cover the purpose and basic details related to the preparation and filing of common federal forms used to communicate payroll information between the employer and employee and between the employer and the IRS and the Social Security Administration. It will highlight the changes for various payroll tax forms as well as common errors and how to avoid them, reporting tips and traps, and penal..
The misclassification of employees has been a hot topic with the IRS and the Wage and Hour Department (DOL) for years. Efforts to identify and audit employers who deny proper minimum wage and overtime protections due to the misclassification of workers as minimum wage and overtime exempt have been greatly increased. The Questionable Employment Tax Practices Initiative (QETP) is a little-known program that c..
This webinar covers the IRS Form 941 and its accompanying Form Schedule B for 2018. It discusses what is new for the form in 2018 and covers the requirements for completing each form line by line. It includes the filing requirements and tips on reconciling and balancing the two forms. The webinar also covers the forms used to amend or correct the returns.The Form 941 is the link between your payroll records..
In this webinar, attendees will learn the difference between regular pay, gross pay and taxable gross, all of which may be different numbers! This can prepare the payroll team to respond to questions from employees who don’t understand their paychecks. We’ll discuss these questions: Do you know if any of your benefit plans are pretax? If you are in multiple states, are you aware of how each state regards Se..
The logistics of payroll record keeping can be daunting. At least a dozen state and federal regulatory agencies require access to your records. All have different requirements as to content and storage requirements. Electronic records are ok in some cases, paper required in others. In some instances, you have to keep the records forever.Records come from various departments, offices, sources, etc. They vary..
Leveraging The New Section 199A Income Reduction for Pass-Through, REITS and Owners of Trades or Businesses
In this practical webinar, you will learn to navigate section 199A and identify the key opportunities and issues for you and your taxpayer/clients. You will also receive a list of valuable resources to support you with your more challenging situation.Section 199A provides the opportunity for beneficial owners of pass-through businesses and owners of many other trades or businesses to take a deduction ..