2015 Payroll Tax Update: New Forms, Healthcare & 401(k) Mandates, Benefits & More
Effective January 1, an estimated 10 million employees will pay more Social Security payroll taxes for the coming year due to an increase in the taxable minimum—up to $118,500 over the previous amount, $117,000. Employers should take steps now to notify affected employees and adjust their payroll systems to ensure compliance.
In addition, there are many other payroll tax issues that must be on your radar for 2015, including 401(k) limits and mandates, commuter & fringe benefits, healthcare mandates, new tax forms and proposed increases to FUTA.
The last thing you want is for senior management to be surprised by unexpected issues that arise on your watch simply because you weren’t up to speed on the latest payroll tax compliance updates for 2015 - and didn’t make adjustments accordingly.
Get the rundown on changes affecting payroll taxes for 2015. Our presenter, a seasoned tax consultant who regularly advises businesses on how to stay in line with current payroll tax obligations, will also provide a framework for ensuring compliance.
In just 90 minutes, you’ll learn the latest payroll tax updates for 2015 and how to ensure that you’re in compliance.
- The list of “credit reduction states” and the additional FUTA due in these states
- How to prepare for pending FUTA increases in the next few years, and tips for incorporating these into your budgets
- The rundown on new forms, changes to existing forms, and how to tell which ones apply to your business
- Tips on adjusting your reporting practices for new hires
- When you could face legal liability for non-compliance concerning independent contractor reporting
About Your Presenter
Mark Schwartz is an employment tax specialist with more than 10 years of employment tax experience as an independent consultant and as a payroll tax auditor with the State of California. He is expert at defining regulatory and statutory requirements from local, state and federal government agencies, and helping employers understand what they mean. He has processed weekly and bi-weekly payroll checks plus tax forms for businesses with hourly as well as exempt workers, multistate operations, and a wide variety of benefits. Mr. Schwartz provides consulting services encompassing payroll processing and payroll tax issues. These include payroll tax minimization, payroll tax compliance reviews, independent contractor studies, use of electronic transfers, deductions, and benefits.
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