National Seminars Group & Padgett Thompson
a division of Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center
The Complete Course on Payroll Management
A two-day workshop with up-to-date legal info on complex issues and everything you ever wanted to know.
Ask anyone in your organization what they think you do.
The answer? Its simple. Multiply my hours by my salary, subtract
the tax and write a check. If only it was that easy.
Youve got every employee from the CEO to contract
workers depending on you. And each paycheck brings its own special challenge
... the technician who has a company car, the secretary who worked overtime,
the employee with multiple court orders or the supervisor requesting FMLA.
Plus, youre the buffer zone between your organization
and the DOL, the IRS and other federal and state agencies. You have to
stay current on the latest forms, laws and practices and deal with a host
of forms from A to Z. Make one mistake and you and your company are left
open to expensive legal consequences and audits.
When you consider that the greatest percentage of your companys
revenues goes to employee salaries, that makes you the biggest accountant,
asset controller and tax consultant your company has. Add all this up
and you have one tall order for your job duties.
Complete Course on Payroll Management is a one-stop
shop for the Payroll Professional. In two information-packed days, youll
get straight answers about ...
- Statutory compliance: a heads-up on the changing implications
of the FLSA, the Wage and Hour Laws, FMLA, COBRA and more
- Dealing with multi-state issues
- Deciding which benefits are taxable items
- Reading court orders and translating them into prioritized
- Record-keeping: from IRS forms to documentation musts
- The future trends and best practices of the payroll
Well get you up-to-the-minute on changes in the
laws that affect the way you work every day ... changes that will keep
your organization out of the penalty zone. Well answer questions
about outsourcing your payroll process, keeping your records in perfect
fitness and the future e-payroll options.
Training opportunities for Payroll Professionals do not
get better than this so dont miss out. Spaces are filling
fast, so register today!
Im looking forward to seeing you at the workshop.
Jerre Sardou, Director of HR
National Seminars Group
P.S. Wouldnt it be great if your entire payroll
department was on the same page when it came to understanding payroll
law and procedures? Bring them along and take advantage of our exclusive
enroll 3 and get the 4th one FREE offer.
- The latest FLSA requirements – keeping it correct
to the letter of the law
- The Wage-Hour Law: from commissions to on-call pay
- Taxable vs. nontaxable compensation: A close look
at the benefits and fringes
- Standard test criteria for employee classification
- Payroll accounting and record-keeping that meets federal
and state guidelines
- Managing the payroll process cost- effectively
- Dealing with the challenges of final payments, FMLA
and COBRA overlaps and new-hire reporting
- And much, much more
- Experienced payroll professionals who want to stay
- Beginning payroll administrators who want to get up-to-speed
- Small business owners
- HR professionals
- Managers and supervisors
- Office managers and other one-stop-shop payrollers
- You’ll be sitting shoulder to shoulder with other payroll
professionals who are facing the same daily problems. Even if payroll
is not your full-time responsibility, the risks are just too great to
miss this seminar. It’s two can’t-miss days of learning and networking.
Employee Classification: What’s What on Who’s Who
- The often misunderstood standards of the Categories
of Evidence test to determine employee status
- What to do when a retiree returns as a consultant
- Temporary positions, “casual laborers” and “floating
laborers”: What are your responsibilities?
- A list of job titles that the IRS normally considers
to be contractors
- Appealing a Misclassifed Worker Ruling
- Exempt vs. nonexempt according to the FLSA
Are Yours Adding Up?
- Time-keeping practices that keep your records air-tight
- Straight practices for calculating sick pay, vacation
pay and retroactive pay
- Calculating overtime: what qualifies as “on the clock”
- How do you deal with the employee who works from home
- What to do with exempt employees who still receive
- Comp-time policies: Are yours within the guidelines?
Do exempt employees ever qualify?
- Applying the FMLA to the FLSA: common mistakes
- Is it really okay to dock pay?
- Can you not pay nonexempt employees for training?
Tax Only the Taxable
- Beyond a morning cup of coffee: De minimis fringes
- Special Accounting Rule: its uses and restrictions
- Determining the fair market value of employer- provided
parking and commuter highway transportation
- Is the company car always excluded from taxable income?
- Cash awards, gift certificates, sports tickets, travel
expenses ... exempt or not?
- IRS 10-point checklist for qualified cafeteria plans
- Dealing with FSAs: Use-it-or-lose-it
- IRS red flags the patterns of abuse in business
- The FMLA and COBRA overlap keeping it straight
- Making a reconciliation schedule and the information
you will need to get started
- Spotting the common errors on a W-2
- A line-by-line look at Form 941 and the timely deposit
- IRS publications and getting online: Going to the
- Information checklists for W-4s
- Keeping your organization free from late-deposit penalties,
civil penalties and failure-to-pay penalties
- How long are you required to keep various documents?
- Answering an IRS notice: What to do if you made a
Issues for the Payroll Administrator
- Writing easily understood procedures for the employee manual
- Standardizing your payroll process and 12 great cost-saving efficiency
- Outsource the payroll process: finding the right vendor
- Dealing with payroll vendors: processes you should have in place
for your security
- E-Payroll: Wave of the future but is it right for your company?
- Dealing with the people factor: gaining cooperation to
get your co-workers to cooperate with policy
Have you noticed an increase in the number of court orders
you have to deal with nowadays? Constantly changing legislation makes
a tough job even tougher. You not only must answer to creditors but you
have to explain the deductions to an employee who is not thrilled that
the paycheck is looking slimmer. Its like running through a field
- Become court order literate reading it right
and knowing where to get clarification
- Federal restrictions on creditor garnishments
- Prioritizing bankruptcy orders
- The differences in administering a defaulted federal
student loan and a state guaranty agency
- Guidelines for the amount of wages that are subject
to an AWG: When AWG and Federal CCPA calculations differ
- The first thing youre supposed to do with a
federal tax levy
- Juggling multiple garnishments: Which ones take priority?
- Worksheet examples of child support withholding computations
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with a 100 percent , iron-clad, money-back guarantee
of satisfaction. If for any reason youre not completely satisfied
with the solid skills, the tips, tools and shortcuts, and the crucial
information you receive during this workshop, well refund your money
in full. Every penny. Guaranteed!
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