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2020 Employment Tax Year In Review [FREE RCH]

Overview Title: 2020 employment tax year in review Date: Thursday, December 03, 2020 Time: 03:30 PM Eastern Standard Time Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes Summary 2020 employment tax year in review The COVID-19 national emergency has created a historic flurry of federal, state and local responses with significant impacts on employers. Changes to federal employment tax returns and a sudden rise in tele...

Webinar: Managing Payroll in a Pandemic [FREE RCH]

      Managing Payroll in a Pandemic: How U.S. Companies Are Rising to the Challenge Explore the challenges of managing payroll in a COVID-19 pandemic environment and how these challenges will affect your business. You will hear how U.S. companies are meeting current obligations to employees and the long-term impacts of getting back to business. By attending this webinar, you will l...

2020_10: Telecommuting for the Payroll Professional

Overview Payroll Telecommuting will explore the pros and cons of a telecommuting arrangement. We will break through some myths associated with telework and provide some valuable telecommuting statistics. We will further review the various employee and employer requirements and needs to make a telecommuting working relationship successful. This seminar will provide you tips and insight into making ...

IRS Update: September

►UPCOMING WEBINARS September 3: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) Update: Opportunity Zones Register here Check Webinars for Small Businesses for updates. ►HOT TOPICS Pending Check Payments and Payment Notices If a taxpayer mailed a check with or without a tax return, it may be unopened in the backlog of mail the IRS is processing due to COVID-19. Any payments will be posted as the date the IRS receive...

*FREE RCH* Payroll Benchmarking Trends: An Online Forum

Date : 9/30/2020 Time: 11:00AM-2:30PM ET Delivery Method : Virtual Classroom Price : $0.00 RCHs : 2.0 Units Event Details This online forum showcases the ground-breaking results from the Deloitte Payroll Benchmarking Survey, and celebrates the success from the APA Prism Award recipients in the areas of technology, processes, management, and overall best practices. The free event is brought to you ...

IRS Update: Economic Impact Payment Discussion {Webinar}

Economic Impact Payment Discussion Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:00 p.m. Eastern, 1:00 p.m. Central, 12:00 p.m. Mountain, 11:00 a.m. Pacific, 10:00 a.m. Alaska, 9:00 a.m. Hawaii (60 minutes) Hear about available relief provisions for Individuals, including Social Security Recipients, Non-Filers (no filing requirement), and Veterans provided by the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Ac...

UPDATE: Employer Tax Credits for Sick and Family Leave, Employee Retention Credit, and Deferral of Employment Tax Deposits

The basic landing page of items related to the federal Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus-tax-relief-and-economic-impact-payments Included is information on Economic Incentive Payments, IRS operations and services, People First Initiative,New Employer Tax Credits and related IRS information within the above link.  The Employer Tax Credits include bo...

*FREE RCH* COVID-19: Payroll and employment tax considerations

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a historic disruption to the US workforce and a historic governmental response at the federal, state and local levels. Businesses are now challenged to respond to the needs of their employees, comply with new worker protections and workplace restrictions, and assess governmental provisions that offer financial or administrative relief. To help you navigate the b...

Job-Protected Leave Under the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLA)

This law temporarily expands the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) to eligible employees for “a qualifying need related to a public health emergency.”  This temporary expansion of FMLA is effective April 2, 2020, and expires December 31, 2020. Previously, employees were authorized to take up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave under FMLA but the leave was unpaid.  This emergency expansion...

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)–UPDATED

UPDATE:  IR 2020-57 (03-25-20) Implementing Coronavirus-related paid leave U.S. Department of Labor for COVID-19 page https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic From there these additional links have information starting at the link above; https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-employee-paid-leave https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-employer-paid-leave https://www.dol.gov/agenc...

2020_03: Garnishments *CANCELED*

In response to the growing concern over COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Northstar Chapter has made the decision to cancel our March monthly meeting with the topic Garnishments. This meeting was scheduled to take place on Thursday, March 19th. This decision was not taken lightly. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has stated that small gatherings of less than 250 people should be canceled if a space of greate...

*FREE RCH* April Employment Tax Seminars (Brooklyn Park, Shakopee, Red Wing)

Do you want to learn more about state and federal employment taxes and other employer responsibilities? The Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership is holding seminars for employers and their representatives with experts from the following agencies: Minnesota Department of Revenue Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Program Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry United States Department of L...

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