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Nov 19, 2017

2018 OCCAPA Membership Registration

OCCAPA tracks memberships on a calendar year basis

Jan. 1 – Dec. 31
$150 Corporate – National Non Member**
$40 per each additional Corporate Member – National Non Member**

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Dec 13, 2017

Bring Your Boss to our December Chapter Breakfast Meeting:

Sponsor: Global Cash Card
www.globalcashcard.com
Please note a Wednesday date

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


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Dec 13, 2017

December Chapter Breakfast Meeting – Outline of Topics

•       2017 in Review
–      Gender Equality Issues
–      Wage and Hour Update

•       2018 New Laws
–      Ban the Box
–      Expansion of the DLSE

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Jan 1, 2018

Happy W-2 Time – No January Meeting

OCCAPA does not hold a January meeting. The first 2018 meeting will be held Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Care Ambulance.  Please check back again to see our 2018 Events Page and Calendar.  See you in 2018.

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What's New

Jan 17, 2016

2016 Supplemental Wage Tax Rates

Employees are often paid special or irregular types of payments in addition to their regular wages, such as overtime pay, bonuses, and commissions. These payments are classified as “supplemental wages” and are often taxed at a flat rate for federal and state income tax withholding.

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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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