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Sep 1, 2017

CPP & FPC Fall Exam Dates

North America Exam Window Fall 2017 Registration: July 11 – October 13 Exam Window: September 16 – October 14 For CPP and FPC exams administered September 16, 2017 through September 15, 2018, questions should be answered based on Federal laws and regulations in effect as of 1/1/2017. Mid-year changes are NOT reflected on the exams.

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Oct 12, 2017

2017 California Payroll Conference

The 2017 California Payroll Conference is going south! Please join us October 12 and 13th at the Sheraton Park Hotel, in beautiful Anaheim, CA. This year we will have exciting new topics that will cover critical payroll statutory updates, hot new trends in payroll best practices, and the ever evolving world of global payroll.

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Oct 19, 2017

Preparing for Year End and 2018

Our comprehensive, up-to-date Preparing for Year-End courses and webinars are our most popular and convenient programs because they address all aspects of year-end processing and compliance when you need it. With five different specialized areas of focus and multiple delivery options, your organization’s penalty-free year-end closing is closer than ever.

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Oct 19, 2017

October Chapter Meeting: Creating a Winning Mindset

Speaker: Leisa Reid is a Professional Speaker & Author who presents to thousands of  people on the topic of “Creating a Winning Mindset.” After 20+ years of Management, Sales and Executive Leadership, Leisa joined Productive Learning, a personal development company specializing in helping people close the gap between what they have and what they truly desire.

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Nov 8, 2017

Orange County Child Support Services 2017 Employer Forum

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn everything you need to know about child support and its relation to income withholding.  2017 Employer Forum Qualifies for APA Credits.  Space is limited Call: 714 347 8008 or email CSS-Employer Express Team to reserve your spot. Cost is Free. For more information: http://www.css.ocgov.com/

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Nov 16, 2017

November Chapter Meeting:

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Speaker:  
Noah Lee, US DOL Wage and Hour Division

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Sep 17, 2017

APA Helps Stop California Student Loan Garnishment Bill

In a win for APA, a California bill (S.B. 16) that would have tied student loan garnishment calculations to state and local minimum wage rates was voted down in a state Assembly vote of 38 to 24 in June, although the bill sponsor was given leave to try again later in this session to get the bill passed. APA’s lobbying effort began last February when it informed the Legislature that the proposed calculation method was inherently unfair to California residents.

 

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Sep 10, 2017

California, Virgin Islands Apply for Benefit Cost Rate Add-on Waiver

California and the Virgin Islands have applied to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) for a Benefit Cost Rate (BCR; sometimes referred to as Benefit Cost Ratio) add-on waiver by the, deadline. California and the Virgin Islands are on the DOL’s updated list of potential Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) credit reduction states for 2017 [DOL, Potential 2017 Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) Credit Reductions, rev. July 2017].

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Sep 04, 2017

Court Invalidates DOL’s Overtime Rule

Following up on its preliminary order issued last November, a Texas federal district court has ruled that the DOL’s rule, which would have increased the minimum salary threshold for exempt “white collar” employees from $455 to $913 per week, is invalid.

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Apr 02, 2017

IRS Issues 2017 Forms W-2, W-3, and Instructions

The 2017 Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, Form W-3, Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements, and the 2017 General Instructions for Forms W-2 and W-3, have been released by the IRS. A new Box 12 Code FF has been added to Form W-2.

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Apr 02, 2017

ACA Replacement Legislation Withdrawn

On March 24, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which would have repealed and replaced many provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), was removed from consideration by the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives. The proposed legislation contained several payroll-related provisions. It is unclear whether Congress will attempt further changes to the ACA. Employers should continue to comply with the requirements of the ACA.

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Jan 14, 2017

Business Standard Mileage Rate Decreases to 53.5¢ in 2017

The IRS has announced that the business standard mileage rate for transportation expenses paid or incurred beginning January 1, 2017, will be 53.5 cents per mile, down 0.5 cents from the 54 cents-per-mile rate in effect during 2016 [Notice 2016-79, released 12-13-16].

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Jan 14, 2017

USCIS Publishes New Form I-9 and Instructions

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released the new Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, and updated the Instructions for Form I-9. Employers must begin using the new version (dated November 14, 2016) by January 22, 2017.

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Jan 14, 2017

Employers Should Start Planning for Upcoming Minimum Wage and Minimum Salary Increases

Earlier this year, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 3, raising California’s minimum wage to $15.00 per hour by 2022 (“SB 3”). Increases to the minimum wage begin January 1, 2017, when the minimum wage will rise to $10.50 per hour with increases scheduled through 2022. – See more at: http://aalrr.com/publications/alerts/qp/california-employers-should-start-planning-for-upcoming-minimum-wage-and-mi#sthash.pbP38aXO.dpuf

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