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Northstar Website FAQ

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2017_04: ACA: Employer Shared Responsibility Reporting [1/2 Day Meeting]

  Margaret Lett and Andrea Smith of the LeClair Group gave an interesting, informative, and educational presentation. April 1/2 Day Meeting Topic: ACA: Employer Shared Responsibility Reporting Employer Shared Responsibility Provision What is Required? Applicable Large Employers (ALE’s) Look Back Measurement Periods Minimum Essential Coverage Reporting Requirements  Forms and Revisions Review ...

Save the Date: 2017 Fall Conference

Date:  October 5th & 6th Place:  Ramada Inn More Info Coming Soon!! SHARE

2017_03: Social Media and the Payroll Pro

March Monthly Meeting Topic: Social Media and the Payroll Pro Handout Speaker: Christine Stolpe – Payroll Manager at Roku Current position responsibilities – Oversight of all payroll obligations for 450+ employees in North America; Maintain payroll information; Update payroll records; Pay employees; Prepare reports; Determine payroll liabilities; Balance the payroll accounts; Provide answers...

Payroll Professional of the Year: Nominations Now Open!

Payroll Professional of the Year This award is given annually to a Northstar Chapter member that has demonstrated the following qualities: Promotion of the Payroll Field – This member seeks out opportunities to encourage others to enter or advance in the payroll field. Educate and Support Payroll Professionals – This member gives back to the payroll community by providing education to and assistin...

2017_02: Wage Garnishments and Legal Issues for Payroll Professionals

February Monthly Meeting Topic: Wage Garnishments and Legal issues for Payroll Professionals Discussing the different types of garnishments and how to handle each. Handout Speaker:Martin Kappenman Seaton | Peters | Revnew The Lawyers for Employers Providing employers with prompt and practical solutions to their most difficult situations. Special focus on non-compete litigation, leave of absence qu...

Professional Certifications to Boost Your Payroll Career

Ready to turbo-charge your payroll career? Work toward professional certifications. They tell the world that you have a basket of key skills and industry-specific knowledge. With accreditation such as CPP after your name and on your resume, you can apply for senior payroll positions and possibly increase your starting salary. What’s more, there’s a good chance your boss could want to help you beco...

IRS Tax Security Awareness Week

Tax Security Awareness Week Resources (Please click each heading for more information) IRS, Security Summit Partners Announce “National Tax Security Awareness Week” beginning Dec. 5 As part of the Security Summit effort, the IRS, the states and the tax community will share a variety of information throughout next week to educate taxpayers on steps they should take to protect themselves from identi...

Northstar Chapter Winter CPP/FPC Prep Classes

 Classes begin January 10, 2017 – January 12, 2017 in 3 Metro Locations Brooklyn Park Eagan Golden Valley See the Continuing Education page for more information and to register   SHARE

BREAKING NEWS | IRS extends 2016 Affordable Care Act reporting deadlines

On November 18, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2016-70 which extends the due date for certain 2016 information reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Notice provides an automatic extension of the deadline for furnishing applicable ACA forms to individuals. The relief applies to: Applicable Large Employers required to furnish employees with informati...

2016_11: Year-End Information and 2017 Changes

Year-End Information and 2017 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....

2016 Chapter Events Recap

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