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ACA Reporting in 2016

The APA and Ceridian bring you What the Affordable Care Act Means for Payroll in 2016, a new webinar, free to APA members. Register today to attend on Sept. 27.



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Chapter Leadership Summit

October 14-15 Are you an officer in your APA-affiliated chapter? Find out how you can attend the Chapter Leadership Summit in Las Vegas for free! Registration is now open, but space is limited. Don't wait to sign up - Friday, September 16 is the deadline. We'll see you there!



Educational Institutions Payroll Conference

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Join us in Tucson, AZ for the 30th Annual Educational Institutions Payroll Conference, October 23-26. Discover solutions to payroll compliance issues in higher education. Register now.



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Let APA's Preparing for Year-End and 2017 supply you with the checklists and procedures you need to tackle year-end compliance issues. Choose a one-day course, webinar series, or webinars on demand.



Payroll Compliance in India

Payroll Compliance in India

Learn the fundamentals of processing payroll in India with Navigating Through the Indian Payroll Landscape. Register today for this new two-part webinar series.



Educational Institutions Payroll Conference

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Develop a best practices plan that's custom-made for your payroll operations with Implementing Payroll Best Practices. Attend 2016's final session of this course October 17-21. Register today.



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COMPLIANCE TV

Compliance TV - September

NEWS UPDATES

Revised Form I-9 to Be Released by November 22

USCIS has announced that a revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget. USCIS must publish the form by November 22. The current version of Form I-9, which has a revision date of 3/8/13, may be used until January 21, 2017, and the new form will have to be used for employees hired after that date. Additional information is available in the "What's New" section of USCIS's I-9 Central.

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IRS Warns Tax Professionals of New Identity Theft Threats

Responding to a new wave of attacks by identity thieves, the IRS is urging tax professionals to review their tax preparation software settings and immediately enact all security measures, especially settings that require usernames and passwords to access products. For additional information on data security for tax professionals, including a link to the latest warning (IR-2016-119), see the Security Summit website Protect Your Clients; Protect Yourself.

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First Phase of Same-Day ACH Implementation Begins This Month

Beginning September 23, ACH credit entries will be available for same-day ACH settlement, with funds required to be available to the receiver at the end of the receiving depository financial institution's processing day. More information about same-day ACH implementation is available in NACHA's Same Day ACH Resource Center, in particular Guidance for Employers and Payroll Professionals on Same Day ACH Direct Deposit.

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New York Adopts Final Paycard Regulations

The New York Department of Labor has adopted burdensome final regulations covering paycards and direct deposit. The regulations will take effect on March 7, 2017.

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DOL Issues Final and Proposed Rules to Create Auto-Enrollment Retirement Plans

The U.S. Department of Labor published both final and proposed rules to make it easier for states to establish retirement plans. The final rule describes how a state payroll deduction savings program with automatic enrollment would not establish an employee pension benefit plan under federal law (ERISA). The proposed rule would expand the current regulation to cover counties and cities.

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IT PAYS TO KNOW

It Pays to Know

During World War I, many workers supported the war effort by buying Liberty Bonds through payroll deductions from their pay. After the war, the deduction framework was adapted to allow employees to direct a portion of their pay to savings banks.
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Source: The History of Payroll in the U.S.

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