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Sep 1, 2014

National Payroll Week

National Payroll Week celebrates the hard work by America’s 156 million wage earners and the payroll professionals who pay them.

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Sep 6, 2014

CPP Boot Camp

Join us for a 1 day session to help prepare for the CPP or FPC exam. The session will include a complete practice exam and a thorough review of the questions and answers. The practice test will cover the 2014 regulations and limits.

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Sep 18, 2014

Southern California Payroll Focus Day

25th Southern California Payroll Focus Day –  “Building Today’s Payroll Toolbox”

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What's New

Jun 30, 2014

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California Minimum Wage Increase Coming Soon

Employers are reminded that the California minimum wage will increase to $9 an hour from $8 an hour, effective July 1, 2014. This is due to legislation enacted last year. The minimum wage increase also affects white collar overtime exemption amounts.

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Jun 05, 2014

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2nd Place – 2014 Best Chapter Website

The OCCAPA is proud to announce that our newly designed website, just released in January was awarded 2nd Place for the 2014 Best Chapter Website. This is a huge award and accomplishment for our chapter.

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May 12, 2014

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IRS Issues Form 941-X for 2014

On April 16, the IRS released revised versions of Form 941-X, Adjusted Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return or Claim for Refund, and the Instructions for Form 941-X.

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May 12, 2014

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Employees Who Get Paid Commission

California Labor Code Section 2751 requires employers to provide commission agreements in writing specifying the method by which commissions are both computed and paid. Agreement details must be signed by both the employer and employee.

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Apr 16, 2014

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California, Paid Family Leave, expanded

Effective 7-1-14, the paid family leave (PFL) program is expanded to include time off to care for a seriously ill grandparent, sibling, or parent-in-law. Currently, the PFL program provides up to six weeks of wage replacement benefits to employees who take time off from work to care for a seriously ill child, spouse, parent, domestic […]

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Apr 16, 2014

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USCIS Creates Form I-90 Employee Information Sheet

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has developed a Form I-9 Employee Information Sheet that employers can offer to new employees as an easy reference for their questions on Form I- 9. It was created in direct response to employees’ feedback.  The new one page Form I-9 Employee Information Sheet responds to common questions and […]

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Apr 16, 2014

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Supreme Court Says Severance Payments Are FICA Taxable Wages

On March 25, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that severance payments are taxable wages under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act. Read a comment on the decision by APA’s tax counsel. U.S. v. Quality Stores, Inc. – APA, Payroll Currently, April 2014 Issue. 

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