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Twitter Chat: Best Practices for 2018 W-2 Processing

BY: APA Staff | 11/05/18

In this month’s #Paynews chat, Ron Moser, CPP, and Lisa Poole, CPP, will share the best tips for ensuring flawless processing for the 2018 Form W-2.

The discussion begins at 3 p.m. ET on Thursday, November 8. Be part of the conversation by joining our chatroom portal Twchat or participate through your Twitter account by following along with #Paynews and including the hashtag in your tweets.

Below are the questions that will be discussed throughout the hour:

  1. What are the most common W-2 errors you find and how can you prevent them?
  2. What processes do you have in place to make it easier to meet the January 31 due date?
  3. What do you find to be the most effective method of communication to your employees about year-end to-dos?
  4. What is the best process for handling duplicate W-2 requests?
  5. What is the oddest data item you’ve discovered during your W-2 audit process?
  6. Inputting fringe benefits can be confusing and a lot of work. How do you think it could be simplified?
  7. How do you handle rounding challenges with the FSA/HSA annual election amounts?
  8. How do you reconcile your 941 and W-2 system totals?