Introduction to Payroll Law (Completed)

Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Instructor: Miles Hutchinson
Begin Time:  12:00pm Pacific Time
1:00pm Mountain Time
2:00pm Central Time
3:00pm Eastern Time
CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs
2 hours Federal Tax Related for EAs and OTRPs
2 hours Federal Tax Law for CTEC

Are you responsible for payroll or employer tax withholding compliance? Or maybe you were recently hired or promoted into 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. Learn where to find the authoritative rules to support your policies and procedures. Accelerate your learning using our organized and thoughtful delivery and determine to step into your role with confidence.

If you are concerned about your company’s ability to comply with U.S. labor and payroll laws, join us for a quick introduction and help ensure your company pays your employees fairly and handles tax and other withholdings properly.

Who Should Attend
Payroll Managers, Payroll clerks, HR Managers, Information Reporting Officers, Tax Managers, Compliance Officers, Compliance Managers, CFOs, Controllers, Accounting Managers, and Auditors.

Topics Covered

  • Who must be treated as an employee v. who may be treated is an independent contractor
  • Worker classifications under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Other IRS worker classifications
  • What constitutes compensable travel time under the Portal Act
  • Who is entitled to Overtime Pay — Including an update on federal actions to change the rules
  • What qualifies as hours of work
  • Call back and Show-up pay
  • Form W-4 Exemption Allowance Issues
  • How to use Form SS-8 and what to never do with this form
  • Form 941 quarterly Employee Earnings and Tax Withholding Report

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the basic laws affecting payroll
  • Recognize where to find the authoritative rules to support your policies and procedures
  • Identify if your company pays employees fairly and handles tax and other withholdings properly

Level
Basic

Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

NASBA Field of Study
Taxes (2 hours)

Program Prerequisites
None

Advance Preparation
None

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