• Friday, June 23
  • 1:00 ET
  • 10:00 PT

What HR Needs to Know About Payroll

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Everything HR Wanted to Know About Payroll but Didn’t Know to Ask

In this 75-minute interactive online training, you will learn how to:

  • Apply the basic payroll tax rules.

    Never be intimidated by the IRS or your third party payroll provider again

  • Navigate the pitfalls of termination pay.

    One mistake with paying a terminating employee and you could be on the hook for thousands in penalty wages

  • Smooth out the payday experience.

    Employees will hold you responsible first & payroll responsible second if they can’t access their pay or their pay is wrong

What You Don’t Know About Payroll Will Harm You

Payroll is a company’s largest expense. It’s also hard. It’s more than just pushing Send on your computer a couple of days before payday so everyone’s direct deposit lands in their bank accounts. Payroll is a welter of federal and state tax and labor laws, which sometimes intersect and sometimes don’t. And not knowing how everything is woven together can be a career black eye for you.

You can outsource your payroll to a third-party, as many companies do. But you’re not outsourcing your liability to the IRS. Worse: The IRS can come after you personally for the company’s undeposited payroll taxes. You’re also not outsourcing your liability to employees, who generally can’t sign away their rights under federal or state law.

This new webinar training will help you understand the basic payroll rules and processes so you think like a payroll pro and save the company from embarrassing and costly fines for noncompliance.

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Agenda for What HR Needs to Know About Payroll

  • The 6 basic payroll tax rules and 2 state rules that will never fail you
  • The 4 key rules for determining whether a W-4 is valid and what to do if a W-4 is invalid
  • The difference between regular and supplemental wages and how to withhold on both
  • Why you should listen to your payroll department before rolling out a new fringe benefit
  • When and how to pay employees properly
  • The 3 key reversal rules if there’s a problem with direct deposit
  • What happens if a payment is taxable, but you can’t withhold the taxes?
  • What to look for when you’re deciding on third-party payroll providers
  • Keep tabs on your third-party payroll provider to avoid double trouble with the IRS
  • How to handle termination pay

Interactive Q&A time included

In addition to webinar training, Alice will be available to answer your payroll questions in the dedicated Q&A session at the end.

Alice Gilman, Esq., is an expert in payroll and tax compliance who has covered payroll issues for more than 35 years. She's written and edited several leading payroll publications, including Payroll Legal Alert, the Research Institute of America's Payroll Guide, the American Payroll Association's Basic Guide to Payroll and the Payroll Manager's Letter.

Alice Gilman
Alice Gilman esquire and author
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Professional Certification Credit Hours Included With This Webinar

Business Management Daily is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.

The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

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Payroll Checklist

Every registrant will receive a copy of Payroll Checklist, a 19-page step-by-step compliance guide detailing every deadline and action item required for every pay period, month, and calendar quarter of the year. Use the checklist as a guide to total payroll compliance for the rest of the year.

A full month of access to PayrollLegalAlert.com

You'll also receive one month of exclusive access to Payroll Legal Alert – our comprehensive online resource with timely advice, helpful articles, forms, tables and charts that will help you improve every aspect of your payroll operation. So that you continue to benefit from Payroll Legal Alert, we will continue your subscription after that for the then current rate, unless you tell us "no, thanks" – your choice.

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