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Aug 15, 2019

August Chapter Dinner Meeting: Payroll

Speaker:  Tom Lambert, Wespac. CLU, ChFC, Vice-President, Senior Consultant & Advisor, WESPAC. Since the early ’80s, Tom has embraced the vision of multi-financial disciplines in order to better serve the small and mid-sized business owners, traditional to the core of WESPAC’s practice.

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Aug 23, 2019

2019 Virtual Congress & Expo is On Demand through 8/23/2019

The 2019 Virtual Congress & Expo is an online experience that comes complete with educational workshops, a full-service Expo, and plenty of engaging virtual interaction and networking opportunities with fellow professionals and industry expert service providers.

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Sep 2, 2019

National Payroll Week, September 2-6

National Payroll Week, September 2-6, celebrates America’s employees and the payroll professionals who pay them. The APA, it’s local chapters, and others in the payroll industry use the week as a platform to spread awareness of the payroll withholding system, to host community service projects, and to educate others on how paychecks are calculated and how to get the most out of their pay. Find out how you can join the celebration at www.nationalpayrollweek.com!

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Sep 12, 2019

 

Sep 14, 2019

Fall 2019 CPP & FPC Exam

Make the Certification Commitment
Fall 2019
Exam Window: *
September 14 –
October 12

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Sep 17, 2019

Mergers & Acquisitions Forum: Virtual Classroom

Ensure Compliance, Reduce Expenses
APA’s Mergers & Acquisitions Forum: Virtual Classroom covers every payroll and HR due diligence involved when companies merge together or break apart in divestiture.

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Oct 9, 2019

California Payroll Conference

Join us October 9th through 11th 2019 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina for this year’s three day conference.  We have an exciting line-up of new topics including critical payroll statutory updates, hot new trends in payroll best practices, and the ever evolving world of global payroll.

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Oct 17, 2019

October Chapter Meeting: Technology is Driving an Unstoppable Shift to On-Demand Pay

Speaker: Burke Rice is the Director of Sales for the Western US at rapid! PayCard. Burke brings to his role more than 25 years of sales, sales management, operational oversight, and entrepreneurial experience.

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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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Dec 08, 2016

Year End Check List

Audit, Audit, Audit (Employee Addresses, Social Security #s, W-4s)
Prepare Holiday Schedule for 2017
Prepare Payroll Schedule for 2017, keeping in mind Bank & Company Holidays (attach a copy to last paycheck for all employees)

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Dec 08, 2016

6 Tips for Payroll Employees to Improve Productivity

If you find yourself consistently facing a deluge of data, with several payroll reports due in a short amount of time, there’s a better strategy than wishing for more time or habitually working overtime. The optimal approach is to boost your productivity at work.

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