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Nov 19, 2017

2018 OCCAPA Membership Registration

OCCAPA tracks memberships on a calendar year basis

Jan. 1 – Dec. 31
$150 Corporate – National Non Member**
$40 per each additional Corporate Member – National Non Member**

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Dec 13, 2017

Bring Your Boss to our December Chapter Breakfast Meeting:

Sponsor: Global Cash Card
www.globalcashcard.com
Please note a Wednesday date

Speaker:  Jim Hart, Littler Mendelson, P.C.  Join us and bring your boss as we enjoy a great meeting with an informative topic and lots of door prizes! Be sure to register early to save your spot!


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Dec 13, 2017

December Chapter Breakfast Meeting – Outline of Topics

•       2017 in Review
–      Gender Equality Issues
–      Wage and Hour Update

•       2018 New Laws
–      Ban the Box
–      Expansion of the DLSE

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Jan 1, 2018

Happy W-2 Time – No January Meeting

OCCAPA does not hold a January meeting. The first 2018 meeting will be held Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Care Ambulance.  Please check back again to see our 2018 Events Page and Calendar.  See you in 2018.

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What's New

Dec 08, 2017

Social Security Changes 2018 Wage Base to $128,400

On November 27, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that the 2018 social security wage base will be $128,400, not $128,700 as it previously reported on October 13. This is still an increase of $1,200 from $127,200 in 2017. The lower amount is due to approximately 500,000 Forms W-2c (correcting 2016 Forms W-2) submitted to the SSA in late October by a payroll service provider.

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Dec 08, 2017

IRS Anticipates Late Release of 2018 Withholding Tables, Publications

On its December 7 industry payroll call, the IRS stated that several items, including the 2018 federal withholding tables, Form W-4, and Publications 15, 15-A, and 15-B, will be issued later than usual due to the potential enactment of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Employers should continue to use the 2017 information until the 2018 versions are issued.

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Oct 31, 2017

APA Takes Action to Help Members With Tax Issues

By Alice P. Jacobsohn, Esq Albert Einstein once said, “The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.” With that in mind, APA’s Government Relations Task Force Subcommittee on IRS Issues made two requests of the IRS in September to help members with compliance. First, “APA is asking that the IRS waive […]

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Oct 31, 2017

401(k) Contribution Limit Increases to $18,500 for 2018

The IRS has announced the cost-of-living adjustments applicable to dollar limits on the benefits and contributions under qualified retirement plans, as well as other items for tax year 2018. The dollar limit on employee elective deferrals to 401(k), 403(b), and 457(b) plans increases to $18,500 (up from $18,000) and the limit on catch-up contributions for individuals age 50 or over remains unchanged at $6,000.

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