Monthly Meetings

2017_07: Annual Business Meeting & Innovative Paycards

July Meeting Topic: Annual Business Meeting & Innovative Paycards Recent or Pending Regulatory Changes How Will You Stay Informed? Paycard Tools Handout Speaker: Dallas Wilfong Eastern Division Sales Manager rapid! PayCard Register Now   Meeting Logistics: ◾Time: 7:30 – 12:00 ◾Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. ◾Buffet breakfast will begin serving at 7:30 a.m. ◾Location: Metropolitan Ballroom SHARE

June Meeting: Dress For Success — Professional Clothing Drive

Want to support a good cause?  As a professional networking organization we have a unique opportunity to help people who otherwise might not be able to land even an entry level position due to a lack of professional/interview clothing.  We all know how nerve-wracking an interview can be – it is even more so if your outfit doesn’t portray your confidence in your abilities to do the job. This is where organizations such as Dress for Success are so helpful in getting people the help they need to dress appropriately for interviews and the position that the candidate lands. Most Needed Donations Petite & Plus size clothing (00-2 and 16+) Large sized shoes (9.5+ – especially wide sizes) Camisoles Handbags Business appropriate maternity wear So clean those unused suits, slacks and skirt...

2017_06: Explaining Retirement Plans

June Meeting Topic: Explaining Retirement Plans Retirement Planning – Accumulation – Risk – Taxation – Distribution Handout Speakers: Ryan Ash & Greg Zuspann [Thrivent Financial] Register Now Meeting Logistics: ◾Time: 7:30 – 12:00 ◾Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. ◾Buffet breakfast will begin serving at 7:30 a.m. ◾Location: Metropolitan Ballroom SHARE

2017_05: The Bounce-Back Factor: Overcoming Obstacles to Achieve Success

    DR. JERMAINE DAVIS WHO IS JERMAINE DAVIS? Growing up surrounded by violence and fear on the west side of Chicago, Jermaine changed the direction of his life by studying success, achievement, and leadership. Now he helps individuals, teams, and organizations thrive and succeed by teaching the principles and practices of Positive Interpersonal Interactions.™ Handout (.pdf) Handout (.pptx) **Register and bring a guest and we’ll enter your name in a drawing for a $50 Gift Card (must be present to win)** GC Winner: Beth Norcia Members were also treated two complementary copies of Dr. Davis’ book.  Among them were: Darcu Schmidt Mark Cotton Register now Meeting Logistics: ◾Time: 7:30 – 9:30 ◾Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. ◾Buffet breakfast will begin serving at 7:30 a.m. ◾Locat...

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 of Codes and Changes Notices, Filings, and Due dates Employer shared responsibility payment Resources Best practices and lessons learned Q&A Handout 4.0 RCH LeClair Group | 6701 Upper Afton Road | Saint Paul, MN 55125 Register now Meeting Logistics: ◾Time: 7:30 – 12:00 ◾Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. ◾Buffet breakfast will begin serving at 7:30 a.m. ◾Location: Metropolitan Ballroom 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 to questions and requests; Maintain payroll guidelines; Write and update policies and procedures; Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements; Maintain employee confidence and keep payroll information confidential; Maintain professional and technical knowledge; Complete operational requirements; Recruit, select, orient and train payroll employees; Maintain payroll staff job results. ...

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 questions, discrimination claims, wage and hour compliance and shareholder disputes. Register Now Meeting Logistics: ◾Day: February 16th ◾Time: 7:30 – 9:30 ◾Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. ◾Buffet breakfast will begin serving at 7:30 a.m. ◾Location: Metropolitan Ballroom SHARE

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. Taxable Income 2. Principle of Constructive Payment 3. Taxable and Nontaxable Compensation 4. Other Employer Provided Benefits 5. Withholding and Reporting Rules 6. Box by Box Instructions for 2016 Form W-2 7. Decision Chart for Retirement Box 8. Changes for FICA and Supplemental Rates 9. Changes for Per Diem Rates 10. Changes for Mileage Rates 11. Changes for Retirement Plans 12. Changes for Qua...

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 must consider: What is in the best interest of plan participants? Upcoming Events: • The Plan Sponsor University™ – September 22nd – At University of Minnesota – Online Information & Registration at • The Plan Sponsor Roundtable™ – November 17th in Roseville, “The New DOL Fiduciary Rule” – For Information & Registration, Email, or Call (952) 24...

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 (      (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 considerations – Non US employees working in the US (foreign nationals) Handout SHARE

2016_06: Making Local Taxes Less Taxing

Making Local Taxes Less Taxing Speaker: Kevin Valuet • Which states have local withholding taxes • Review state specific local tax information • Discuss the differences between states • Resident and non-resident information You will also receive great tips on researching city and county tax information as well as tips on setting up new local tax accounts. Local taxes can seem very overwhelming, so make sure you do not miss this very informative presentation! Handout SHARE

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