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Compliance – Hot Topics

Find out what compliance topics payroll professionals are focusing
on this year.


Compliance TV

In this edition:

  • IRS releases second draft of 2020 Publication 15-T
  • IRS will reinstate Form 1099-NEC
  • Virgin Islands faces potential FUTA credit reduction
Compliance TV September 2019

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Preparing for Year-End and 2020

Payroll Preparing for Year-End

This seminar addresses the complex compliance issues of year-end, including the latest changes in legislation and regulations that affect the close of one year and the beginning of the next.

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Canadian Payrolls Preparing for Year-End and 2020

Canadian Payrolls Preparing for Year-End

This seminar provides guidelines to meet the challenges of Canadian year-end processing, from closing the current year to what is required in the next year to avoid cross-border noncompliance penalties.

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Paytrain Fundamentals

PayTrain® Fundamentals gives you the knowledge and skills required for basic payroll processing. Whether you are seeking professional development or studying for the Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) exam, PayTrain Fundamentals can help you meet your goals.

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The Payroll Source in Print

The Payroll Source®

The essential information you need to keep your company in compliance with the federal laws and regulations that affect your payroll operations. Meticulously updated each year with all aspects of payroll administration.

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