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Apr 24, 2018

2018 CPP/FPC Study Group

2018 CPP/FPC Study Group
Starts April 24th – August 28th 2018
Tuesdays – 6:00 to 8:30 pm

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Apr 24, 2018

2018 OCCAPA Study Group Schedule

July 3, 2018   HOLIDAY (NO CLASS)
July 10, 2018 SECTION 8   DEPOSITING AND REPORTING WITHHELD TAXES
July 17, 2018 SECTION 9   OTHER DEDUCTIONS FROM PAY
July 24, 2018 SECTION 10 RECORDKEEPING AND RECORD RETENTION
July 31, 2018 SECTION 11 PAYROLL ACCOUNTING

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Jul 1, 2018

Happy 4th of July – No Chapter Meeting

The OCCAPA will not have a July Chapter Meeting.  Save the date, Thursday, 8/16/2018 for our August Chapter Dinner Meeting 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at the Fountain Valley Claim Jumper.

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Jul 8, 2018

2018 Virtual Congress & Expo.

There’s no easier way to earn RCHs!

There’s still time to access the education, networking, and up to 15 RCHs– all at NO COST for APA members – with this year’s Virtual Congress & ExpoOn Demand through August 24, 2018.  Attend two days of exclusive industry-led workshops and general sessions, all without leaving the office. The 2018 Virtual Congress & Expooffers:

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Jul 26, 2018

Free Payroll Webinar- California Payrolls: Are They Really That Difficult?

Thursday, July 26
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EDT
Member Price: Free* 

Learn the latest on successfully navigating payroll rules in California, including the new California regular rate of pay calculation method. We’ll cover tough topics like California’s overtime wage payments, involuntary deductions, labor law issues, and California’s conformity to the IRC.

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Aug 15, 2018

Garnishments Forum

This one-day class provides a detailed overview of both federal and state garnishment laws and their impact on the payroll process. Learn which order has priority when multiple orders are received, how to handle out-of-state orders, how to calculate the amount to withhold from the employee’s pay, and much more.

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Aug 16, 2018

August Chapter Dinner Meeting: Garnishments and Child Support Orders

Speaker:  Anne Wrye, CPP, Orange County Department of Education. Anne is a member of the OCCAPA. Anne has been a payroll professional with the Orange County Department of Education for many years.

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Oct 18, 2018

October Chapter Meeting: 401(k) Testing and Audit Requirements

Speaker: Thomas C. Lambert, CLU, ChFC, VP/Senior Consultant & Advisor. Starting his career in the early ’80s, Tom has always served the financial and retirement objectives of small and mid-sized businesses. Tom’s history with WESPAC initially began in 1982, where he became a senior officer and principal by the late ’80s.

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Oct 24, 2018

2018 California Payroll Conference – Falling for Payroll

Registration is now open for the California Payroll Conference –  Falling for Payroll.
Join us October 24ththrough 26th at the Hyatt Regency Spa and Golf Course, in picturesque Monterey, CA. This year’s three-day conference will have exciting new topics covering critical payroll statutory updates, hot new trends in payroll best practices, and the ever evolving world of global payroll.
Room discounts are limited so make your reservations today!
To Register

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What's New

May 12, 2014

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

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

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

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

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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Mar 24, 2014

Minimum Wage Increased for Federal Contractors

Minimum Wage Increased by Executive Order for Many Federal Contractors.  President Obama has issued an Executive Order establishing an hourly minimum wage of $10.10 ($4.90 for tipped employees) applicable to federal contractors and subcontractors for contracts solicited on or after January 1, 2015.

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