The New I-9 & W-4- Mandated Requirements for Worker Verification, Authorization and Withholding Calculations

certification logo25941        certification logo25942       

Pre Recorded

  • 90 minutes

In February 2020, the USCIS released its long-announced revision of the I9. Federal law requires that every employer who recruits, refers for a fee, or hires an individual for employment in the U.S. must complete Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. The Form I-9 process, managed by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, will help you verify your employee's identity and employment authorization.

 The major changes to the I9 include: 

  • Clarified who can act as an authorized representative on behalf of an employer 

  • Updated USCIS website addresses

  •  Provided clarifications on acceptable documents for Form I-9 

  • Updated the process for requesting paper Forms I-9 

  • Updated the DHS Privacy Notice 

Join this session by expert speaker Mark Schwartz, he will discuss the changes in detail and help you understand what they mean for your business. We will review the origin, purpose, and evolution of the I-9. You will learn how to process, verify and store these forms so that you won’t worry about your onboarding process. You will understand what USCIS and other agency auditors will look for, so you can educate your workforce and administration on why this process carries the importance that it does. So sign up for this webinar and sleep tight – as an employer you don’t need to fear that those you hire will be your undoing. 

Session Highlights:

 I-9 is a form that employers MUST RECEIVE during the hiring process BEFORE THE EMPLOYEE STARTS WORKING. Employers take a high risk of not obtaining them prior to employment. The IRS and the USCIS both have specific rules on how to obtain, verify and process these forms. In some cases, penalties for I9 non-compliance can result in jail time, as well as Homeland Security, the FBI, a USCIS immigration audits. Specific topics covered in the webinar include: 

  • We will take the I9 line by line, to make clear what information is necessary for your company to collect. 

  • We will discuss what to do with the forms when you receive them, including: Ensuring the documentation offered by the worker is acceptable. Documenting your review of the items Procedures for submission to the USCIS 

  • We will discuss what to do if the information DOES NOT MATCH the information the USCIS and IRS have on your worker. 

  • We will detail the electronic method used by the USCIS for verification, designed to streamline and simplify the process for employers 

  • We will discuss best practices for storage and retrieval of the forms.

  •  We will discuss how to ensure confidentiality of the information kept. 

  • Finally, we will talk about what to do if you are questioned about one or more workers. 

Why You Should Attend: 

After attending this webinar, you will be able to: 

  • Know who has to give you the new W4 vs the old one in 2020. 

  • Eventually, get a new W4 from all workers. 

  • Input the new information into your payroll system. 

  • Describe the new requirements of the new I9 vs the old one. 

  • Explain why the new requirements are important to both workers and employers Verify the information with the appropriate agencies. 

  • Respond to I9 related inquiries and notices from the IRS and USCIS 

  • Make decisions about workers who don’t submit the I9 or W4. 

  • How to handle confidential information

 Who Should Attend: 

  • Payroll Professional 

  • Public Accountants 

  • Tax Compliance Officers

  •  Enrolled Agents 

  • Employee Benefits Administrators

  •  Officers and Managers with Payroll or Tax Compliance Oversight 

  • Company / Business 

  • Owners Managers/Supervisors 

  • Public Agency Managers

  •  Audit and Compliance Personnel 

Advanced Preparation: None 

Program Level: Intermediate 

Prerequisites: None 

Field of Study: Tax & 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.

Mark Schwartz

Mark Schwartz

Mark Schwartz is an employment tax specialist and has over 15 years of employment tax experience as an independent consultant and as a payroll tax auditor with the State of California. He has managed an audit caseload of 20 ongoing audits, from small home-based businesses to large multi-national corporations. He is expert at defining regulatory and statutory requirements from local, State and Federal government agencies; and helping the average businessperson understand what that means to their business. He has processed weekly and bi-weekly payroll checks plus tax forms for businesses with hourly as well as exempt workers, multistate operations and a wide variety of benefits.

Mr. Schwartz provides consulting services encompassing payroll processing and payroll tax issues. These include payroll tax minimization, payroll tax compliance reviews, independent contractor studies, use of electronic transfers, deductions, benefits, etc. Mark has represented both clients and the State in front of the State Appeals Board. He understands the complexities of local wage laws, unemployment and disability claims, and other wage and benefit issues affecting your employees.

Mark prides himself on his outstanding customer service skills. He listens attentively to his clientele, helping them bridge the gap between the small business world and Government bureaucracy. He eagerly assists with clients needs and feels that educating clients toward faster, accurate and more complete payroll processes provide the most value.

Mark is a participating member of the American Payroll Association. He earned his BA and MBA in Finance at Santa Clara University. He has held Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Investment and Derivatives Auditor Credentials. Mark is currently pursuing a Certified Payroll Fundamentals Credential with the American Payroll Association.

No Reviews Found

Edupliance is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

This webinar has been approved for 1.5 HR (General) re-certification credit hours toward California, GPHR, HRBP, HRMP, PHR, and SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the activity. It means that this activity has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for re-certification credit.

Edupliance 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 website:

For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 844- 810-1151. 

PLEASE NOTE: To receive credit through the NASBA for this program you MUST attend the Live program in its entirety and complete the required progress checks.

Our Registration Number is 138832.

Number of CPE Credits Awarded for This Course: 1.5 (Taxes - 1.0, Accounting - 0.5)

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

Want to attend in a Group? Call 844-810-1151 and Save upto 50%

  • $125.00

  • $125.00

  • $125.00

  • Total : $00.00

Share this course with a friend


Get Notified about News, Webinars, Community & More