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IRS Issues Publications on e-Filing ACA Information Returns

The IRS has issued new Publications 5165 (guide for e-filing ACA returns) and 5164 (test package for e-filers) - with processing year 2015 information and procedures for filing Forms 1095-C/1094-C and 1095-B/1094-B electronically.

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Federal Per Diem Rates Updated for Fiscal Year 2016

The General Services Administration has issued its annual updated list of federal maximum per diem rates for travel to locations within the continental United States, effective for travel undertaken on or after October 1, 2015. The standard lodging and M&IE rates have been changed.

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Social Security Trustees Project No Change in Wage Base for 2016

The annual report of the Board of Trustees of the Social Security Trust Fund estimates that the social security wage base will remain at $118,500 in 2016 and increase to $174,600 by 2024. These numbers are only estimates. The actual 2016 wage base will be announced in mid-October.

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California DLSE Issues Opinion Letter on Paid Sick Leave Requirements

The California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement has issued an opinion letter on the state's paid sick leave requirements. It addresses how an employer should front-load paid sick leave for an employee who regularly works 10-hour shifts.

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Pittsburgh Enacts Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

A paid sick leave ordinance was recently enacted in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The ordinance will take effect on the 90th calendar day after the posting of regulations and notice information for employers by the Pittsburgh Office of the City Comptroller.

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Fall Forum

This conference focuses on leadership and organizational efficiency and features the presentation of APA's Prism Awards. This year's Fall Forum will be held September 23-25, 2015, in Orlando, FL.
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Educational Institutions Payroll Conference

The focus is on payroll issues special to institutions of higher education. The conference takes place this year in Charlotte, NC, October 18-21, 2015.
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Capital Summit

Meet in Washington, DC with government officials from IRS, SSA, DOL and more. March 21-22, 2016
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2016 Congress

APA's 34th Annual Congress features workshops, payroll, ap and finance Expo, networking and much more.
May 10-14, 2016 in Nashville, TN.
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