Author: Liz Hewitt

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

Membership Appreciation Night:  Fall Conference:  SHARE

Member Spotlight: Darcy Fischer

  Darcy Fischer, our Chapter Secretary has been on the Board since August 2015. You often see her smiling face when you check in for our monthly meetings.  Her favorite part of being on the Board is the interaction with all the members, and the connections it offers: names and faces, who works where, who is using which system. In her work life outside of her Board member role, she is the Payr...

Special: ITIN Program Changes

Help spread the word about recent changes to the ITIN program This material has been developed by the IRS to support your efforts in encouraging taxpayers to renew their ITIN now if they plan to file a tax return in 2017. You’ll find useful content in several languages, including a fact sheet, a printable flyer and specialized products and links to other helpful resources. Also, Twitter images and...

Chapter Facebook Page

In case you missed it…. The Chapter has a Facebook page! Like/Follow us to find posts from relevant payroll sources like the APA, IRS, SSA and more!  There will also be reminders of upcoming Chapter events. Please also share with co-workers, clients, vendors and others. Don’t be left out!  SHARE

Government Update: 2016_10

IRS NEWS FOR PAYROLL AND HUMAN RESOURCES October 2016  ►UPCOMING WEBINARS See Webinars for Small Businesses for upcoming National and Local Webinars Click HERE for videos recently posted to the IRS Video Portal.   ►NEWS IRS Launches New Sharing Economy Resource Center on IRS.gov, Provides Tips for Emerging Business Area The IRS launched a new web page designed to help taxpayers involved in th...

2016 Fall Conference: Scoring Points for Payroll

Fall Conference: Scoring Points for Payroll October 6 – October 7 Ramada Plaza – Minneapolis   Thursday & Friday 7:00 – 7:45           Registration & Breakfast 7:45 – 9:15           General Session **For a complete schedule, print the Agenda ** Sessions: Payroll – A Strategic Business Partner In this session, we will explore how Payroll can make changes to become a more ef...

National Payroll Week — September 5-9, 2016 **CONTEST**

National Payroll Week “Celebrating the hard work by America’s 150 million wage earners and the payroll professionals who pay them. Together, through the payroll withholding system, they contribute, collect, report and deposit approximately $2.2 trillion, or 67%, of the annual revenue of the U.S. Treasury.” In honor of NPW, the chapter gave away to August meeting attendees (in a r...

2016_09: Flexible Work Options and Telecommuting

Flexible Work Options and Telecommuting      The presentation and discussion covered: Flexible Work Options Telecommuting/Working from home Employee/Employer Benefits & Drawbacks Preparation/Material needed Handout Speakers: Dan Crouch, CPP | US Payroll Operations Manager | Pearson Kevin Valuet, CPP | Sr Payroll Tax Reporting Specialist | Target Corporation SHARE

2016_08: The Accelerating Evolution of Retirement Plans

For the Chapter’s August Meeting, the featured speaker was Joe Brummel, AIF®, C(k)P® | Director Retirement Plan Consulting at Wealth Enhancement Group Handout Summary Insights New DOL rules raise the bar More transparency with consequences Strive for more than legal minimums with your plan Take action now for any necessary evaluations & changes The ultimate question every plan sponsor mu...

2016_07: Annual Business Meeting & Payroll for Globally Mobile Employees

Description: Payroll for Globally Mobile Employees For the Chapter’s July Meeting, the featured speakers came to us from Global Tax Network (gtn.com).      (Pictured) Kristie Moon – Senior Sean Harner – Manager Sandy Famodu – Director Covered topics included: Key considerations for globally mobile employees Payroll considerations – US employees working outside the US (expatriates) Payroll consider...

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