Payroll Law 2011 Course in Richmond VA, USA
Richmond VA, United States
An intensive one-day workshop on today’s most challenging payroll issues! What you don’t know CAN hurt you. That’s never more true than when handling payroll. The first step to complying with regulations is understanding them. That’s why you’ll begin your day with a crash course in payroll’s legal basics.
Every employee’s paycheck presents a different challenge. After the seminar you’ll know which forms to use when and, most important, how to keep your company out of hot water with the DOL and state agencies. It’s their job to catch you in a mistake. Together, we’ll make sure that doesn’t happen.
The New Basics of Payroll Management
The high cost of improperly classifying employees
Critical steps for new hire reporting — what you must do
The most important thing to know about statutory employees
Why payroll managers hold more responsibility today than ever before
The legal importance of maintaining the distinctions between contract employees and staff
What to do if you get an FLSA complaint
Making Sense of the FLSA
The must-do’s of FLSA record keeping
Exempt vs. nonexempt employees — are you applying the FLSA properly to each?
What are your company’s responsibilities for travel time, on-call time, and time employees spend waiting on behalf of your company?
Are all meetings and training deductable — even those that are primarily vacations?
When are exempt employees eligible for overtime?
Understanding overlapping federal and state wage and hour laws
The important tip credit and what it means to your company’s labor costs
Comp time — the common illegal practice many companies unknowingly use
Special Pay Considerations — Perks and Benefits
When and how to tax fringe benefits such as company cars, club memberships, etc.
The legal ramifications of paycheck advances
When must prizes won at a company function be taxed?
Gone to the Guard for the week — what to do when military pay and your payroll overlap
Tips and uniform allowances — what’s considered income, what’s not?
What you’re required to pay when an employee is dismissed
Compensation and fair market value — what the law says you must do
Gifts that must be reported to the IRS
Withholding and reporting rules for cash fringe benefits vs. non-cash fringe benefits
Special Circumstances — Special Treatment
When to withhold tax — before or after voluntary deductions
Payroll procedures that signal trouble to auditors
How to correctly follow the tax provision for low income families
What is back-up withholding and when should you use it?
The critical differences between W-4, W-4P, and W-4S forms
Special must-do procedures for employing resident and non-resident aliens
How to handle compensation for U.S. employees working abroad
Attendance cost: $199