Payroll Answer Book gives payroll professionals guidance on what steps they need to take to comply with the laws and regulations governing payroll. The Q&A format helps you quickly and easily find answers to all of your employees' payroll questions.
From both a legal and practical standpoint, broad and deep coverage is given to:
Payroll implications of the wage and hour law
How to handle the federal employment taxation of benefits offered to employees
Computing and paying payroll taxes
How to handle garnishments and other deductions
How to determine whether workers are employees or independent contractors
What records must be kept
What the benefits and disadvantages of direct deposit of employees' wages are
How to treat sick pay
How to handle a merger or acquisition
What to ask when employees work abroad
In addition to answering the full range of payroll questions, the Payroll Answer Book contains abundant examples that illustrate necessary calculations.
The 2018 Edition of Payroll Answer Book has been updated to include:
How to complete the 2018 W-2 Form
Requirements under the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act provisions that are in effect for 2016 Forms W-2
A new safe harbor for de minimis errors
Revised due dates for forms
Budget proposals for 2018 affecting unemployment
Additional analysis about the method of acquisition of a predecessor's property being material
And much more!
Previous Edition: Payroll Answer Book, 2017 Edition, ISBN: 9781454883548