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Compliance – Hot Topics

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

JANUARY 2021

Compliance TV

In this edition:

  • President Trump signs Consolidated Appropriations Act
  • IRS announces business standard mileage rate
  • IRS releases 2021 Publication 15-T

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Preparing for Year-End and 2021
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Preparing for Year-End

Address the complex compliance issues of year-end, including the latest changes in legislation and regulations that affect the close of one year and the start of the next. Learn how COVID-19-related legislation and agency guidance will continue to impact your organization.

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Virtual Capital Summit
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Virtual Capital Summit

This virtual conference features government insiders presenting the latest information on legislative and regulatory issues that impact payroll operations. For attendees' convenience, on-demand sessions are included and available through May 17, 2021.

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APA Merchandise
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APA Merchandise

NEW APA Merchandise store! Celebrate being a payroll professional with these unique APA and payroll themed products. These are new items that are separate from our NPW merchandise.

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Payroll Source Plus
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Payroll Source Plus

Payroll Source Plus is an online, subscription-based payroll reference library, providing you with the federal and state laws, regulations, and information to keep your company's payroll operations in compliance.

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