Payroll Compliance Update: Year End 2016 and Preparing for 2017

Duration: 90 minutes

Crunch time for payroll is just around the corner.

Is your team ready? Do they have the facts they need to navigate the complexities of closing out this year and preparing for next year? 




Are they completely up to speed on:

  • reconciling, completing and submitting Form W-2?
  • annual changes from the IRS, SSA, DOL and on the state level?
  • best practices for a smooth, compliant process to close out 2016 and start 2017?

If your payroll staff is like most, some expert guidance would be welcome. That’s why you’re invited to this 90-minute program with payroll guru Vicki M. Lambert. She’ll bring her 30+ years of experience to the table to help you prepare for the coming payroll processing year-end storm.

You’ll leave the session with check lists, sample memos and other tools that will help ensure a successful year-end and year-beginning.

      LEARNING OBJECTIVES

      This critical session for payroll professionals will cover filing deadlines and all of the details you need to know about: 

        • Reconciliation of Form W-2 to Form 941 and why it must be done
        • 2017 annual changes including social security wage base, fringe benefit limitations, federal per diem allowance, standard mileage rate and more.
        • Taxation of fringe benefits at year-end including awards and prizes, moving expenses, personal use of company cars and gift certificates
        • The latest updates on white-collar exemptions, Third Party Sick Pay reporting, EFW-2 record changes and State regulatory including SUI wage bases, minimum wage increases and more
        • Best practices for:
          • Maximizing the impact of the required year-end notice to employees 
          • Creating a smooth, organized process for the entire payroll department using check-lists and action items for year-end procedures
          • Gathering, calculating and reconciling W-2 data all year long (now expected by the IRS)
          • Fielding duplicate requests for Form W-2 including charging fees
          • Electronic delivery of W-2s to employees
          • When to use the Form W-2c vs. correct the W-2 itself 
          • Verifying employee names and SSNs

      ABOUT THE SPEAKER

      Vicki M. Lambert, CPP, is President and Academic Director of The Payroll Advisor™, a firm specializing in payroll education and training. The company’s website thepayrolladvisor.com offers a payroll news service which keeps payroll professionals up-to-date on the latest rules and regulations.

      With over 35 years of hands-on experience in all facets of payroll functions as well as over 20 years as a trainer and author, Ms. Lambert has become the most sought-after and respected voice in the practice and management of payroll issues. She has conducted open market training seminars on payroll issues across the United States that have been attended by executives and professionals from some of the most prestigious firms in business today.

      Ms. Lambert has lectured extensively on payroll administration and compliance issues for clients that have included Automatic Data Processing, CCH Incorporated, Ceridian Employer Services, and The Employer Group. Ms. Lambert has also served as a consultant and in-house trainer for businesses such as Sun Microsystems, Paychex, Fox Studios, Disney, County of Riverside, and City of Hesperia.
      Ms. Lambert currently produces and presents payroll related audio seminars, webinars and webcasts for clients, APA chapters and business groups throughout the country. Ms. Lambert is an adjunct faculty member at Brandman University in Southern California and is the creator of and instructor for their Practical Payroll Online program, which is approved for recertification hours by the APA.

      Certification

      This program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hour(s) through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) & Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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      Participation in the live upcoming webinar

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      Full MP4 recording of webinar, including Q&A. Choose digital download or CD-ROM by mail.

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      Participation in the live webinar + Full MP4 Recording. For recording, choose digital download or CD-ROM by mail.

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      Participation in the live webinar + Full MP4 Recording + Audio-only MP3 recording. For recordings, choose digital download or CD-ROM by mail.

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