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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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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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Oct 31, 2017

Social Security Wage Base Up to $128,700 for 2018

On October 13, the SSA announced that the 2018 social security wage base will be $128,700, an increase of $1,500 from $127,200 in 2017. All covered wages are still subject to the 1.45% Medicare tax. The maximum social security tax employees and employers will each pay in 2018 is $7,979.40, an increase of $93 from $7,886.40 in 2017.

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Oct 08, 2017

USCIS Releases Revised Form I-9, Instructions

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, and updated the Instructions for Form I-9. Employers must begin using the new version (dated July 17, 2017) by September 18, 2017.

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