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Payroll Legislative and Regulatory Updates Under FFCRA and CARES Act

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Live Webinar

  • 90 minutes


Learn the latest updates from the Department of Labour (DOL) on new minimum weekly standard salary level and the total annual compensation requirement for “highly compensated employees. New laws and regulations affecting payroll and will focus on COVID-19 compliance issues. These new laws impacting payroll include the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act” Get up-to-date information on the new IRS Form W-4 for 2020 and Form W-2 wage and withholding reporting.

  • New regulations allowing for the truncation of SSNs on employees' Forms W-2.

  • The payroll-related requirements included in the FFCRA and the CARES Act


Session Highlights:

  • Review legal and regulatory changes for the year

  • New Final Rule effective 1/1/20 to update minimum salary amounts to be properly classified as Salaried Exempt

  • New Final Rule effective 3/16/20 re: Joint Employer Status under the FLSA

  • Benefits/credits about to expire

  • Retirement funding – new thresholds

  • Updated forms and instructions

  • Reporting the cost of employer sponsored health coverage – which employers are affected, when employers must begin reporting, what to report, valuation methods, etc.

  • How to handle expense reimbursements made to employees - reportable/taxable?

  • How to efficiently execute an electronic W-4 program

  • Step-by-step coverage of the new Form W-4 that went into effect 1/1/20

  • How the Online Withholding Estimator can benefit you and your employees

  • Verifying employee social security numbers online

  • Electronic filing with the SSA using Business Services Online (BSO) – the requirements and benefits

  • Where to turn when you want to transmit employee copies of W-2’s electronically

  • What your company can do to minimize resource consumption when complying with this regulatory reporting requirement

Why You Should Attend:

If you are concerned about your company’s ability to comply with U.S. labor and payroll laws, join us for a quick update and help ensure your company pays your employees fairly and handles tax and other withholdings properly.

Who Should Attend:

  • Payroll Managers

  • Payroll clerks

  • HR Managers

  • Information Reporting Officers

  • Tax Managers

  • Compliance Officers

  • Compliance Managers

  • CFOs

  • Controllers

  • Accounting 

  • Managers

  • Auditors



Advanced Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Accounting

Field of Study: Accounting


*You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it at your convenience.


Miles  Hutchinson

Miles Hutchinson

Mr. Hutchinson is an accomplished businessman, business consultant and course leader specializing in finance, accounting and taxation. He excels at sharing these complex topics in a crystal clear manner. He is also proficient in sales & use taxation, payroll taxation, public speaking, problem solving, negotiating, time management, computer applications, technical documentation and facilitation.

As a Chartered Global Management Accountant, Miles has amassed a multi-disciplined approach to client consulting over the past 40 years. With increasing responsibilities in jobs ranging from independent financial auditor with PriceWaterhouseCoopers to Chief Financial Officer of a one billion-dollar real estate development company, Miles brings a seasoned, diverse and creative viewpoint to your situation and draws on that experience to bring you the best solution. He has facilitated customized public and onsite business consulting/training sessions and presented over 2500 presentations on a myriad of business topics. He has designed, developed, implemented and monitored complete business systems conversion and documentation projects. Miles will help you debunk the chaos and organize your thoughts and quickly gain clarity with your most difficult challenges.

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Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

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