Don’t laugh. Companies across America are finding themselves on the wrong end of lawsuits and audits for payroll regulations violations. And the size of your company doesn’t exempt you from paying the price for your mistakes. Case in point: Recently, a nursing home operator paid $1.1 million in fines and back pay over wage and hour violations.
Payroll law has become so complex and ever-changing that it’s easy to make mistakes. That’s why we developed Payroll Law, a one-day workshop that will show you exactly where you are vulnerable and more importantly, how you can fix the problem.
What You´ll Learn:
Learn Critical FLSA Regs That You Cannot Afford To Not Know
After your training, you’ll know exactly where you’re vulnerable in complying with complex FLSA mandates … identify common mistakes that get most companies hauled into court … and ensure 100 percent accuracy and compliance. You’ll also cover special payroll situations like garnishments and levies, involuntary deductions, and other benefit-administration challenges.
When you return to the office, you’ll be armed with the knowledge you need to self-audit your processes, clean up your records, and ensure that every employee, contractor, intern, or other “special case” is classified, paid, and reported correctly – saving you from hassles, headaches – and potential lawsuits down the road.
You'll Also Learn About:
Discover What’s Happening in Payroll Law
Today, and What’s on the Horizon
We’ll close out your session with a frank discussion about the future of payroll law and how it will affect you and your company. Our expert staff has kept tabs on what’s happening on Capitol Hill, talked with payroll experts, and filtered out all the unnecessary information you don’t need. In short, we’ve done the work for you, so you can spend your time doing your job instead of reading countless journals, articles, and legal briefs.
Payroll Law Workshop Agenda:
The Legal Fundamentals of Payroll Administration
Where do your legal responsibilities as a
payroll pro begin and end?
The top payroll-law mistakes that could get
you hauled into court
How to classify each and every one of your
How to utilize the ABC Test to relieve your
payroll headaches and worries
Section 530 relief provisions
Starting off right: payroll requirements for
How to ensure you’re withholding, reporting,
and paying the right taxes
FLSA at a Glance
The relationship between FLSA and employment in today’s business
Common FLSA exemptions that trip up even veteran payroll pros
How do you classify “time worked”?
When can you give comp time in lieu of overtime pay?
How to calculate overtime pay to the penny
Alphabet soup: How FMLA impacts FLSA
Regular rate-of-pay exclusions
Understanding Benefit Administration Fundamentals
What exactly is taxable compensation in the eyes of the law?
Are you taking out the right taxes? Too many? Too few?
When fringe benefits are NOT taxable
Cafeteria plans and FSA and COBRA
A step-by-step guide to handling a deceased employee’s wages
How to cover all the bases when making corrections and adjustments to withholdings
De-Mystifying Special Payroll Circumstances and Challenges
Everything you need to know about deductions: Mandated, voluntary, and involuntary
Handling employees who work abroad
How some U.S. income tax treaties may affect your company
Child labor laws – are you in danger of violating them?
Determining resident or non-resident alien status
Enforcing Garnishments, Levies and More
What are the federal restrictions on creditor garnishments?
How to prioritize bankruptcy orders
The differences in administering a defaulted federal student loan
Guidelines for the amount of wages subject to an AWG when AWG and CCPA calculations differ
Juggling multiple garnishments: Which one takes precedent?
EXERCISE: Use these easy-to-understand worksheets to compute child-support withholdings Maintaining Audit-Proof Records and Forms
Time frames for keeping time cards, employee earnings statements, and other vital payroll records
Step-by-step checklists for employee W-4s
How to avoid the most common mistakes employers make on W-2s
Keeping your organization safe from penalties
When you make a mistake – how to answer an IRS notice
Posting requirements in the office
Special Roundtable Discussion: The Future of Payroll Law
In this eye-opening session, you’ll find out exactly where the payroll industry is heading now and beyond. You’ll get first-hand information on new legislative actions, guidelines, and regulatory actions that can – and will – impact your business. You’ll be on the forefront of the hottest issues concerning payroll administration today. Don’t miss this opportunity to get ahead of the game and ensure your organization’s compliance with every new and emerging payroll law.