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..
US companies are becoming more global each day, and many employers are faced with many challenges when a U.S. employee is working abroad or when a foreign national is working in the U.S. Many countries have changed tax laws in the last several years that make companies look for different ways to maintain international assignments. Since tax equalizations are not enough anymore to mitigate the risks that emp..
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 ..
We all know how tricky it can be to ensure staffs are paid appropriately for the hours worked and that sometimes it can be downright difficult to train supervisors on the importance of accuracy in time coding for non-exempt staff. This course will discuss the potential implications, and how payroll, the employer, and even the supervisor can be held liable for inaccurate coding. Wage and hour laws govern how..
Need troubleshooting expertise? This webinar will cover large and small areas on which to focus so that you can prevent errors, identify potential issues and solve them before they become costly payroll errors. Payroll errors are costly in both money and time. For example, an incorrectly calculated paycheck may need to be recalled by the bank (in the form of a direct deposit) then replaced with a manual che..
Many companies are under pressure to increase pay levels at the lowest levels in the organization. Activists and politicians alike are encouraging companies to take action. Recently in the news, we saw Amazon make the move by increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour for its US employees. How can smaller companies compete without sacrificing profitability?The answer is found in the balance bet..
What’s the best way to avoid expensive and time-consuming payroll errors? Why, avoid them, of course! In this webinar, you’ll learn tips and methods to verify all your payroll variables before you commit a final payroll to your IT team or your outside processor!You’ll learn: how to create the most efficient checklists for your pre-processing checks; the best way to create your calendar for a full year..
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..
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..
This webinar covers the complete context of payroll rules and administration made simple. It starts with the basic classification of workers properly classified as Contractors or Workers. Rules for Payment and administration of Contractors is outlined. Rules for workers classified as “Exempt” or “non-exempt” based on FLSA. Rules for payments to exempt and non-exempt employees are examined. Overtime rules ar..