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APA Special Report Gives Insider Look Into Federal Agency Q&As

BY: Jyme Mariani, Esq. | 07/16/20

Special Report: Panel Answers Payroll Questions at Congress Xstream—Part 1 in the July issue of Payroll Currently (Issue 7, Vol. 28) offers the first part of an insider look at how federal agency executives answered questions submitted by participants at the American Payroll Association’s Congress Xstream.

From June 2-5, APA held Congress Xstream online. For 38 years, the APA’s Congress has been the payroll profession’s premier educational event and an eagerly awaited training and networking opportunity for APA members, their colleagues, and allied professionals in accounts payable, finance, HR, and benefits.

Compliance News

The July issue’s Special Report features IRS and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services questions and answers from the Congress Xstream session, Forum on Federal Payroll Issues. Part 2 in August will feature answers to questions presented to the Social Security Administration, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the Office of Child Support Enforcement.

Topics in July include: new Form W-4 withholding; how to handle service awards; process changes for the Form I-9 due to COVID-19; and more.

Congress Xstream Available Until September 5

If you missed the Forum on Federal Payroll Issues at Congress Xstream, or any of the other 28 educational sessions, you can register for Congress Xstream on demand until September 5, 2020. Congress Xstream includes four general sessions, two industry expert presentations, a special presentation from IRS executives, an expo, and more.

To learn more about federal and state laws, regulations, and information to keep your company's payroll operations in compliance, check out Payroll Source Plus!

Jyme Mariani, Esq., is Managing Editor of Payroll Currently and Payroll Information Resources for the APA.