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Oct 19, 2017

Preparing for Year End and 2018

A 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:

Topic:
Speaker:  
Noah Lee, US DOL Wage and Hour Division

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Dec 13, 2017

Bring Your Boss to our December Chapter Breakfast Meeting:


Please note a Wednesday date

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

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What's New

Jan 17, 2016

2016 California Minimum Wage

Although there are some exceptions, almost all employees in California must be paid the minimum wage as required by state law. Effective January 1, 2016, the minimum wage in California is $10.00 per hour.

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Jan 17, 2016

Legislative Updates

  • Qualified Transportation Fringes for 2016 are as follows; $255 per month for “qualified parking” (up from $250 in 2015) and $130 per month for “transportation in a commuter highway vehicle and any transit pass” (unchanged from 2015).
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Jan 17, 2016

Legislative Changes – CA

State Disability Insurance (SDI)

The 2016 SDI tax rate, which includes Disability Insurance (DI) is 0.9 percent (0.09).
The SDI taxable wage limit is $106,742 per employee, per year. This results in a maximum SDI tax withholding of $960.68 per employee per year.

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Jan 17, 2016

Legislative Changes – CA

Unemployment Insurance (UI)

The UI taxable wage limit for 2016 is $7,000 per employee, per year.
The UI tax rate for new employers is 3.4% (.034) for up to three years.

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Jan 17, 2016

Employer Reporting: Final 2015 Instructions and Forms Issued

Employers with at least 50 full-time employees (“FTEs”) (including full-time equivalent employees) in the prior calendar year (referred to as Applicable Large Employers (“ALEs”)) must comply with new reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) beginning with calendar year 2015.
Recently, the final Forms 1094-C and 1095-C were issued along with instructions.

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Dec 10, 2015

2016 Withholding Tables Released

The IRS has released Notice 1036, Early Release Copies of the 2016 Percentage Method Tables for Income Tax Withholding. The tables included in Notice 1036, along with the 2016 wage-bracket withholding tables, will appear in IRS Publication 15, (Circular E), Employer’s Tax Guide, will be published later.

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