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Jun 17, 2019

May Chapter Meeting Notes From Capital Summit 2019

Notes from Capital Summit 2019

  1. What’s new from the IRS?

TCJA

Employer Credit for Paid Family and Medical leave

Form 8994 computes and is reported on Form 3800

Written policy in place that meets certain requirements

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Jun 19, 2019

June Chapter Breakfast Meeting: State Payroll Taxes

Speaker: James Chinn is a payroll tax specialist with the Employment Development Department, Tax Branch, Field Audit and Compliance Division. The Department is responsible for California programs involving unemployment insurance, disability insurance, payroll tax collection, and job training/workforce services.

Please note that the meeting is on a Wednesday

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Jul 1, 2019

Happy 4th of July – No Chapter Meeting

The OCCAPA will not have a July Chapter Meeting.  Save the date, Thursday, 8/15/2019 for our August Chapter Dinner Meeting 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at the Fountain Valley Claim Jumper.

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Aug 15, 2019

August Chapter Dinner Meeting:

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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What's New

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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Dec 08, 2016

Taxable Gifts and Awards

Employers cannot give gifts to employees. IRC 102 (c) (1) (“Subsection (a) shall not exclude from gross income any amount transferred by or for an employer to, or for the benefit of, an employee.”)

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