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Payroll's Impact on Employee Benefit Laws Live Online Webinar

On Demand Webinar Credits HR Certification Institute, NASBA, AIPB, ASA, SHRM, CLE ( In Partnership With Lorman Business Center, LLC) Payroll Training

September 22 at 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST

Learn best practices of well-run payroll functions and warning signs of practices or gaps that could result in liabilities, penalties, or litigation.

Today’s employee benefit laws place many demands on employers’ payroll administrators. Failing to properly withhold and pay payroll taxes on employee benefits, and report them to the IRS, at the time and in the manner prescribed, can result in higher taxes, penalties, and interest. Failing to process wage withholding elections correctly, and forward employee contributions and loan payments in a timely manner, can violate federal and state laws and result in excise taxes and other fines, and require costly corrections requiring disclosures to the IRS or other agencies. Employer HR departments also rely on payroll administrators to provide information such as employee compensation necessary for the proper calculation of benefits. This topic will help persons responsible for an employer’s payroll functions - whether inside or outside the employer - understand their obligations and best practices to avoid costly errors or omissions.

Learning Objectives
  • You will be able to discuss employee benefit laws.
  • You will be able to describe the many obligations imposed on an employer’s payroll administrator to ensure compliance with various employee benefit laws, including federal and state tax laws and labor laws.
  • You will be able to identify best practices of well-run payroll functions and warning signs of practices or gaps that could result in liabilities, penalties, or litigation.
  • You will be able to review benefit election forms, benefits-related payroll tax forms, and contracts with payroll administrators.

Agenda

Overview of Payroll Functions
  • Withholding and Payment of Payroll Taxes
  • Withholding and Payment of Employee Benefit Contributions
  • Recordkeeping and Reporting
Payroll Tax Obligations Regarding Employee Benefits
  • Qualified Plans
  • Nonqualified and Welfare Plans
  • Fringe Benefits and Perquisites
Other Payroll Obligations Regarding Employee Benefits
  • Wage Withholding Requirements
  • Timely Processing of Contributions and Loan Payments
  • Exchange of Information With Other HR Functions

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for human resource and payroll professionals, benefits managers, business owners and managers, controllers, CFOs, accountants, and bookkeepers.


Your Instructor


Kurt L.P. Lawson
Kurt L.P. Lawson
  • Partner with the law firm of Hogan Lovells US LLP in Washington, D.C.
  • Primarily represents employers on all aspects of employment taxes and pension, health, fringe, and other benefits
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers in Washington, D.C. since 2007
  • Ranked in Chambers USA since 2010
  • Member of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel and the American College of Tax Counsel
  • Writer and speaker on tax and employee benefits matters and previous adjunct professor at the Georgetown Law Center
  • ABA Tax Section vice-chair and former chair of the Employee Benefits Committee
  • Graduate, Yale and the University of Virginia School of Law

Credits

  • AIPB 1.5
  • This program is acceptable for 1.5 CPEC(s) towards the CB designation through the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).
  • CPP/FPC (Pending)
  • This seminar has been submitted to APA for RCH approval. PLEASE NOTE: To receive credit through the American Payroll Association if approved, you MUST use the streaming option and enable (and complete) the required progress checks.
  • ASA 1.5
  • This program qualifies for 1.5 continuing education hour(s) towards maintaining your ASA credential. Please contact ASA for more information at [email protected]
  • AL CLE 1.5
  • This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 1.5 hours credit.
  • AR CLE 1.5
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
  • Arizona CLE 1.5
  • The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
  • CA MCLE 1.5
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
  • CT CLE 1.5
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.5 CLE credit(s).
  • HI CLE 1.5
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credit hours.
  • IL CLE 1.5
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.5 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
  • ME CLE 1.5
  • This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 1.5 hours of CLE credit under M. Bar R. 12.
  • NH MCLE 1.5
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 90 Minutes.
  • NJ CLE 1.8
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.8 hours of total CLE credit.
  • NV CLE 1.5
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours.
  • PA CLE 1.5
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
  • RI CLE 1.5
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
  • VT CLE 1.5
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
  • WA CLE 1.5
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of Law & Legal Procedure credit.
  • WI CLE 1.5
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
  • WV MCLE 1.8
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.8 MCLE hours.
  • HR Certification Institute 1.5
  • This program has been approved for 1.5 (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR(TM), aPHRi(TM), PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi(TM) and SPHRi(TM)recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
  • SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Preferred ProviderSHRM 1.5
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
  • National Registry of CPE SponsorsCPE 1.8 including Business Law 1.8
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.8 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Business Law for 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of processing payroll. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.

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