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Dec 3, 2019

2020 OCCAPA Membership Registration

OCCAPA tracks memberships on a calendar year basis.  Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2020
Individual:  $70 Non National APA Member     $60 National APA Member
$150 Corporate– National Non Member**
$40 per each additional Corporate Member – National Non Member**
$140 Corporate– National Member with Member ID #*
$30 per each additional Corporate Member – National Member with Member

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Dec 6, 2019

Vote for our 2020-2021 Board Members

The Chapter will hold elections of Officers and Board Members in November/December every other year to be effective January 1st of the following year.

Voting: December 2, 2019 to December 6, 2019

 

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Dec 7, 2019

Year End Check List – It’s that time of the Year again!! Some useful tips:

Audits should start early November…  so that you have enough time to fix before last payroll of the year.

  • Create 2020 Payroll Calendar & Holiday Schedule
  • Review W-2 Data (SSN, Address) before final print
  • Complete a W-4 Audit, verifying state
  • Complete a WC Code Classification Audit
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Dec 11, 2019

Bring Your Boss to our December Chapter Breakfast Meeting: Hot Topics, Withholding Calculator info that was shared at the APA Fall outreach

Please note a Wednesday date

Speaker:  Lisa Hamilton, IRS.  Join Lisa Hamilton, 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 11, 2019

Lisa Hamilton, IRS.  Lisa is a Stakeholder Liaison with the IRS. – Speaker – December Breakfast Meeting

Speaker:  Lisa Hamilton, IRS.  Lisa Hamilton is a Stakeholder Liaison in the Communication & Liaison Division Business/Self Employed Division.

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Dec 12, 2019

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

This 2-part webinar will examine the significant changes to the 2020 Form W-4 and 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®.  Courtesy of the APA.

 

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Dec 13, 2019

No January 2020 Chapter Meeting

Please note that the OCCAPA does not hold a January meeting. The first 2020 meeting will be held Thursday, February 20, 2020.  Please check back again to see our 2020 Events Page and Calendar.  See you in 2020.

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What's New

Apr 02, 2017

IRS Issues 2017 Forms W-2, W-3, and Instructions

The 2017 Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, Form W-3, Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements, and the 2017 General Instructions for Forms W-2 and W-3, have been released by the IRS. A new Box 12 Code FF has been added to Form W-2.

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Apr 02, 2017

ACA Replacement Legislation Withdrawn

On March 24, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which would have repealed and replaced many provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), was removed from consideration by the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives. The proposed legislation contained several payroll-related provisions. It is unclear whether Congress will attempt further changes to the ACA. Employers should continue to comply with the requirements of the ACA.

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Jan 14, 2017

Business Standard Mileage Rate Decreases to 53.5¢ in 2017

The IRS has announced that the business standard mileage rate for transportation expenses paid or incurred beginning January 1, 2017, will be 53.5 cents per mile, down 0.5 cents from the 54 cents-per-mile rate in effect during 2016 [Notice 2016-79, released 12-13-16].

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Jan 14, 2017

USCIS Publishes New Form I-9 and Instructions

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released the new Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, and updated the Instructions for Form I-9. Employers must begin using the new version (dated November 14, 2016) by January 22, 2017.

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Jan 14, 2017

Employers Should Start Planning for Upcoming Minimum Wage and Minimum Salary Increases

Earlier this year, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 3, raising California’s minimum wage to $15.00 per hour by 2022 (“SB 3”). Increases to the minimum wage begin January 1, 2017, when the minimum wage will rise to $10.50 per hour with increases scheduled through 2022. – See more at: http://aalrr.com/publications/alerts/qp/california-employers-should-start-planning-for-upcoming-minimum-wage-and-mi#sthash.pbP38aXO.dpuf

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