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Payroll Tax Headaches

Gain the tools necessary to help your business remain in compliance and avoid payroll tax headaches.

Payroll taxes are one thing that all businesses have in common. Dealing with payroll tax headaches can be overwhelming and frustrating for any business. Failure to properly file and report payroll taxes can result in huge fines and penalties for a business and may result in legal action. This topic will give you guidance on precautions to take to keep from getting into a payroll tax liability. It will provide tips on how to respond to notices and make claims for appeals to resolve tax liabilities. Details of IRC Section 6672, Trust Fund Recovery Penalty will be explained. The material covered in this topic will give you the tools necessary to help your business remain in compliance and avoid payroll tax headaches.

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Agenda

How an Organization Gets Into a Payroll Tax Liability

  • Not Paying Taxes Timely or According to Federal or State Guidelines
  • Not Researching Regulations of Where Work Is Being Performed to Withhold Proper Taxes
  • Paying Taxes on the Wrong Frequency
  • Improperly Classifying Employees as Contractors
  • Not Withholding/Over Withholding on Foreign Employees

Precautions to Take

  • Research When Going Into a New Location
  • Audit Tax Withholdings
  • Check Liability Before the New Year for Frequency Issues
  • AP Audits Against Employee Records
  • I-9 Audits, Watch for Red Flags on Employee Documents
  • When You Realize a Mistake Was Made File an Amendment

Types of Consequences

  • Fines/Penalties
  • Levies
  • Trust Fund Recovery Actions

IRC Section 6672-Trust Fund Recovery Penalties

  • What Is IRC Section 6672
  • What Taxes Does It Apply to
  • Types of Appeals/Claims
  • Requests for Abatement/Refunds
  • What Parties Can Be Held Responsible

What to Do When You Receive a Notice

  • Respond to Notice as Soon as Possible
  • Write Detailed Letter of Explanation
  • Send Documentation to Back up Claim
  • Ask for Waiver of Penalties and Interest

Helpful Websites, Publications and Ways to Get Help

  • IRS.Gov, Publication 15
  • State Websites and Employer Guides
  • Local Government Websites
  • Google/Search Engines
  • Taxpayer Advocate Service
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This course was last revised on March 25, 2020.

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  • AIPB 1.5
     
  • This program is acceptable for 1.5 CPEC(s) towards the CB designation through the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).
     
  • CPP/FPC
     
  • Lorman Education Services is an approved provider through the American Payroll Association. This seminar is approved for 1.0 RCHs. PLEASE NOTE: To receive credit through the American Payroll Association for this program you MUST attend the program in its entirety, complete all progress checks and pass the final exam. You cannot obtain credit if you have already completed this course in its live version.
     
  • ASA 1.25
     
  • This program qualifies for 1.25 continuing education hour(s) towards maintaining your ASA credential. Please contact ASA for more information at [email protected]
     
  • HR Certification Institute 1.5
     
  • This E-Learning program has been approved for 1.5 (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR(TM), aPHRi(TM), PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi(TM) and SPHRi(TM)recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
  • SHRM 1.25
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.25 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
     

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Faculty

Debbie Cash, CPP

Debbie Cash, CPP

Employer Advantage

  • Payroll tax/time and attendance specialist at Employer Advantage since 2006
  • About Employer Advantage: Freedom to Succeed - Trusted more than 30 years, Employer Advantage frees business leaders from employee administrative and compliance burdens so they can focus on their business’s success
  • More than a software solution, we identify a company’s individual needs and culture to create strategic and very personalized plans for service
  • Our dedicated teams not only provide business leaders comprehensive management and resources, but give their employees top-notch assistance and benefits; our suite of services includes payroll, employment taxes, health and benefits, human resources, safety, workers’ compensation, OSHA, DOT, and more
  • 30+ years of experience processing payroll and payroll taxes for various different companies and professions
  • Builds databases and installs systems at locations across the U.S., Debbie has worked with Time America products since 2006 and Time Clock Plus since 2010
  • Began a partnership in June 2018 with Kronos and is accredited in their time and labor management system and advanced scheduler solutions
  • Payroll specialist at Missouri Southern State University, 1993-2006; attended the International Tax Conference in Wisconsin, 2005; specialized in international tax for student visa’s, Joplin R-8 School District, 1990-1993
  • Chapter president of the Joplin Chapter of the American Payroll Association, 2006-2012; chaired the committee for their annual seminar since 2006
  • Numerous awards from the APA for her volunteer service on the APA’s hotline and also for her service as chapter president
  • Published several articles in PayTech, a monthly magazine put out by the APA, currently the treasurer for the chapter
  • B.A. degree in general business, MSSU; associate's degree in accounting, MSSU; Certified Payroll Professional Certification
  • Can be contacted at 417-782-3909 ext. 148, [email protected] or www.EmployerAdvantage.com
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Published 2020
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