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Avoid 2020 Form W-4 Anxiety and Disruption of Your Payroll Department

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Avoid 2020 Form W-4 Anxiety and Disruption of Your Payroll Department

December 12, 2019 - December 19, 2019

This 2-part webinar will examine the significant changes to the 2020 Form W-4and will provide answers to your questions. The class is taught by Michael O’Toole, Esq., In-House Counsel and Government Relations/Editorial Advisor for the American Payroll Association, and original author of The Payroll Source®.


Thursday, 12/12/19, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET (90 minutes)
Part 1: The Final 2020 Form W-4 Is Here. No Allowances, No Problem.

The IRS has substantially revised the 2020 Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Certificate.

It may be completed by an employee in five steps, and none of them involve allowances.

During this webinar, you will learn:

  • How the 2020 form is different from previous forms
  • Whether all employees need to submit 2020 Form W-4
  • How the IRS’s Tax Withholding Estimator can help your employees
  • Ways to best communicate the changes to your employees
  • How to get payroll and HR ready to onboard new employees

Thursday, 12/19/19, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET (90 minutes)
Part 2: What Is Publication 15-T and How Do I Use It?

The newest IRS guide for payroll professionals is Publication 15-T, Federal Income Tax Withholding Methods. It contains the wage-bracket and percentage method withholding tables, as well asnew, detailed withholding procedures showing how to use information from Form W-4.

During this webinar you will learn:

  • What is important for payroll professionals in IRS’s Publication 15-T
  • How old and new Forms W-4 and Publication 15-T work together
  • How to make sure your payroll system is compliant with the new rules
  • Real-life examples showing how to calculate employee withholding
  • Guidance you can share with your payroll department


December 12, 2019
December 19, 2019


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