Implementing Payroll Best Practices

This class emphasizes best practices for payroll practitioners, covering topics such as writing business plans to sell the return on investment and developing implementation plans that include management buy-ins.

Through this five-day training in October, payroll professionals will be able to plan for long-term success with strategic management. Attendees can earn up to 29 RCHs, 2.9 CEUs, or 34 CPE credits.

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Preparing for Year-End and 2018

2018 is right around the corner, and preparation courses begin in October. This one-day class will cover best practices for year-end processing, including:

  • Determining what benefits are taxable and how to report them on W-2 forms
  • Developing a year-end checklist to make sure you don't miss any pieces of the puzzle
  • Identifying which states and territories may be FUTA credit reduction
  • Understanding the latest Congress has in store for payroll processing
Attendees can earn 6 RCHs, 0.6 CEU, or 7 CPE credits for attending a nationwide class. Webinar attendees can earn up to 1.5 RCHs, 0.15 CEU, or 1.5 CPE credits for each segment attended.

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Advanced Preparing for Year-End and 2018

Get prepared for year-end with an advanced series of payroll training. This four-segment webinar series covers a variety of complex issues.

Segment 1 covers:

  • How to apply IRS taxation and reporting requirements to expatriate employees, resident aliens, and nonresident aliens
Segment 2 covers:
  • How to apply IRS requirements to stock compensation programs
  • How to apply IRS requirements to complex fringe benefit programs provided to employees
Segment 3 covers:
  • How to comply with complicated state year-end reporting requirements
  • How to modify the payroll process based on annual government agency changes and ensure compliance
Segment 4 covers:
  • How to change payroll processes to ensure compliance with new legislative actions and regulatory guidance.

For every segment completed, attendees can earn 1.5 RCHs, 0.15 CEU, or 1.5 CPE credits. Register now at

It Pays to Know

During much of the Civil War, African-American Union soldiers were paid less than their white counterparts. On June 15, 1864, Congress enacted equal pay.

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Source: The History of Payroll in the U.S.


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