Author: Liz Hewitt

BREAKING: SSA corrects 2018 Social Security Wage Base

SSA lowers the 2018 Social Security wage base from what was previously announced On November 27, 2017, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that due to its receipt in late October 2017 of approximately 500,000 Form W-2 corrections for tax year 2016, it has now lowered the 2018 Social Security taxable wage base to $128,400, down from the $128,700 it originally announced on October 13,...

IRS News: 2017_11

IRS NEWS FOR PAYROLL AND HUMAN RESOURCES November 2017 ►UPCOMING WEB CONFERENCES Tuesday December 7 – Racing Towards Year End: Employment Tax Reminders 120 minutes long (includes Q&A), 2-hour CE for tax pros (Federal Tax) 1 p.m. Eastern (closed captioning offered) REGISTER HERE During this web conference, representatives from SSA and IRS will present information on the following topics: ...

EY FREE WEBCAST | ACA, benefits reporting and equal pay update – 1.5 RCH credits

Affordable Care Act series: Recent developments involving ACA, executive compensation, and other important compliance changes for employers Although lawmakers have shifted focus from “Repeal and Replace” of ACA to tax reform, employers should not lose sight of several ongoing government compliance initiatives involving employee benefits. Recently released IRS FAQs on employer responsibilities unde...

2017_11: 2017 Year-End Information and 2018 Changes

Year-End Information and 2018 Changes This 1/2 day training session will help prepare you for a successful year-end. Who should attend: Human Resource, Accounting, Payroll staff and anyone else that works on year-end or that needs to know what is or is not taxable. Because year-end only comes around once a year, a refresher class is a must for anyone responsible for completing year-end. Agenda: 1....

MN Business Tax Education Partnership – Upcoming Seminar [FREE]

The Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership is holding a seminar in Bloomington, Minnesota for employers and their representatives who are interested in information on state and federal employment taxes and other employer responsibilities. The seminar will be presented by experts from the Minnesota Department of Revenue, Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Program, the United States Department o...

2017_11: 2017 Year-End Information and 2018 Changes [St. Cloud]

Year-End Information and 2018 Changes This 1/2 day training session will help prepare you for a successful year-end. Who should attend: Human Resource, Accounting, Payroll staff and anyone else that works on year-end or that needs to know what is or is not taxable. Because year-end only comes around once a year, a refresher class is a must for anyone responsible for completing year-end. Agenda: 1....

Member Spotlight: Cindy Brown

Cindy Brown, CPP is the Payroll/HRIS Manager at GN ReSound. She has been a member of the Northstar Chapter for nearly 20 years and is a former Secretary for our chapter. How long have you been in payroll? I have been in payroll for 25 years. How did you get your start in payroll? I started in payroll as a Client Service Consultant for ADP. At the time, I had no payroll experience. That job really ...

MN Business Tax Education Partnership – Upcoming Seminar [FREE]

The Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership is holding a seminar in Bloomington, Minnesota for employers and their representatives who are interested in information on state and federal employment taxes and other employer responsibilities. The seminar will be presented by experts from the Minnesota Department of Revenue, Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Program, the United States Department o...

MN Business Tax Education Partnership – Upcoming Seminar [FREE]

The Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership is holding a seminar in Stillwater, Minnesota for employers and their representatives who are interested in information on state and federal employment taxes and other employer responsibilities. The seminar will be presented by experts from the Minnesota Department of Revenue, Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Program, the United States Department of...

State & Local Government Updates 2017_10

Alaska Minimum Wage – Effective January 1, 2018, the minimum wage will increase from $9.80 to $9.84 per hour, per the state’s labor department Payroll Tax Withholding May Come to Alaska – Alaska Governor Bill Walker has proposed a 1.5% payroll tax for all Alaska residents and non-residents working in the state. The tax, also referred to as a head tax, will impose the 1.5% tax on employee wages on ...

2017 Fall Conference: Payroll Around the World [UPDATED with HANDOUTS]

Fall Conference: Payroll Around the World October 5 – October 6 Thursday & Friday 7:00 – 7:45           Registration & Breakfast 8:00 – 9:15           General Session **For a complete schedule, print the Agenda ** Sessions and Speakers: APA Update Mary Blummholland will give us a look at the happenings at National Handout: APA IRS Updates This IRS session will look at the latest Data...

Continuing Education: Employment Tax Seminar in Sauk Rapids

The Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership is holding a seminar in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota for employers and their representatives who are interested in information on state and federal employment taxes and other employer responsibilities. The seminar will be presented by experts from the Minnesota Department of Revenue, Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Program, the United States Department o...

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