Vicki M. Lambert, CPP, is President and Academic Director of The Payroll Advisor™, a firm specializing in payroll education and training. The company’s website www.thepayrolladvisor.com offers a payroll news service which keeps payroll professionals up-to-date on the latest rules and regulations.
With over 35 years of hands-on experience in all facets of payroll functions as well as over 20 years as a trainer and author, Ms. Lambert has become the most sought-after and respected voice in the practice and management of payroll issues. She has conducted open market training seminars on payroll issues across the United States that have been attended by executives and professionals from some of the most prestigious firms in business today.
A pioneer in electronic and online education, Ms. Lambert produces and presents payroll related audio seminars, webinars and webcasts for clients, APA chapters and business groups throughout the country. Ms. Lambert is an adjunct faculty member at Brandman University in Southern California and is the creator of and instructor for their Practical Payroll Online program, which is approved for recertification hours by the APA. She is also the instructor for the American Payroll Association’s “PayTrain” online program also offered by Brandman University
This webinar concentrates on Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requirements for wage and hour law that must be followed in the payroll department. Topics include calculating overtime correctly, workweek and workday definitions, travel time, minimum wage, and posting requirements. But there are more requirements than just the federal that payroll must handle.
In this webinar we will discuss the handling of state taxes when an employee lives in one state and works in another, or works in two or more states simultaneously. This includes what taxes to be on the lookout for including locals, determining liability as an employer, how reciprocal agreements can play an important role in determining state withholding, the differences between resident and nonresident taxation, Form W-4 equivalents and state unemployment insurance.
This seminar covers the complexity in the handling and compliance with tax levies and creditor garnishments by the payroll department. Priorities between conflicting entities as well as federal and state compliance requirements are highlighted as well as tips for reducing processing time and costs.
Understanding proper classification requirements and helping to guide your company through this sensitive and important decision can be one of the most valuable and beneficial services that payroll departments can provide to the organization. Can you be relied upon to make those determinations correctly?
Employee classification is a basic and important task that pertains to the payroll process. If this process is flawed then chances are that the information produced by the payroll department is wrong! This also increases the chance for audits of other payroll procedures that can also give way to hefty penalties. Don't let this chain of events come to pass!
This presentation gives an overall view of the benefits of having thoroughly documented payroll procedures in the department and how to create them. Join Us and Learn: 1) Why writing procedures as you are doing them is not the best way 2) How an alien from another planet can actually help you write clear and concise procedures that anyone can use and understand