Author: Liz Hewitt

2018_04: Professional Ethics in the Payroll Department & Developing an Unbeatable Team

Professional Ethics in the Payroll Department and the Workplace Overview How do companies provide guidance to employees? What types of ethical changes are in payroll? What resources are available to mitigate unethical behavior? Handout Speaker:Jessica Docken Principal, M.A., SPHR GO Intellectual Capital – GO HR With over 15 years of experience, Jessica is a hands-on strategic leader who is passion...

Virtual Congress – FREE for APA members

Attend two days of exclusive industry-led workshops and general sessions, all without leaving the office. Live Dates: May 23-24, 2018                  On Demand through August 24, 2018 The 2018 Virtual Congress & Expo offers: 9 virtual workshops and 2 general sessions The opportunity to earn up to 15 RCHs A full-service expo hall to visit with our exclusive payroll vendors A Networking Lounge ...

Payroll HAT CHAT

The Northstar APA is always trying to encourage more member interaction and information exchange in our chapter meetings. Earlier this year, a valued chapter member suggested members would appreciate meetings more if they could ask questions to the entire group, rather than only the members they regularly sit or interact with at meetings. With this in mind, we’ve created “Hat Chat” to bring ...

New Chapter Membership Directory

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USDOL Launches Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) Program

The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor is today launching a new nationwide pilot program, the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program. PAID facilitates resolution of potential overtime and minimum wage violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The program’s primary objectives are to resolve such claims expeditiously and without litigation, to im...

Members of the Military and their Families Can Get Free Tax Assistance 2018

The IRS offers free tax help to members of the military and their families through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. A VITA site is easy to find on or off base — even overseas. The Armed Forces Tax Council directs the military tax programs worldwide. Military VITA-certified employees receive training on military tax issues, including tax benefits for service in a combat zone. They can h...

Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership: Seminars in Duluth and St. Cloud

The Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership is holding seminars in Duluth and St. Cloud, 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 Depa...

Paycheck Checkup: Withholding Calculator Reflects Changes in New Tax Law

IRS Tax Reform Tax Tip 2018-45, March 26, 2018 To help taxpayers, the IRS updated the special Withholding Calculator tool on IRS.gov to reflect changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December. With most employees seeing withholding changes in their paychecks, the IRS recommends taxpayers use the Withholding Calculator to do a “paycheck checkup.” This will help taxpayers check that they are...

IRS wraps up ‘Dirty Dozen’ list of tax scams for 2018

IRS YouTube Videos: Dirty Dozen – English | Spanish | ASL Tax Scams: English | Spanish | ASL IR-2018-66, March 21, 2018 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today concluded its annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams with a warning to taxpayers to remain vigilant about these aggressive and evolving schemes throughout the year. This year’s “Dirty Dozen” list highlights a wide ...

*SAVE THE DATE* 2018 Annual Statewide Fall Conference

Theme – “Recipe for Payroll” October 25, 2018 – October 26, 2018 We have something planned – please pick out your favorite recipe(s) – and send the recipe(s) to Dena.kerr@dell.com    **New Location:  Embassy Suites, Bloomington (not by the airport)  www.embassybloomington.com If interested in staying at the hotel, you must book your room by 9/5/18, using one of these 3 ways: Personalized Group Web...

SPECIAL EVENT: GPMI Certificate Program *Don’t Miss Out*

We are pleased to announce Global Payroll Management Certificate Program on Apr 24 2018. Because there is a limited capacity for this event, we recommend advanced registration.  Don’t miss the chance to have Global Payroll Training locally, and save on airfare and hotel fees.  Registration will close at the end of March. Click here to register online and reserve your seat. The event details ...

New Chapter Membership Directory

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