Business and Industry Fest: Employer's Handbook: Legal and Payroll Tax Issues

112  |  Course  |  Intermediate  |  Scheduled

Description

The employer-employee relationship strains both sides in uncertain times, and businesses need CPAs, controllers, and other advisors to provide understanding of the complex legal and payroll tax issues associated with all aspects of employment, especially now. This course provides in-depth coverage of this critical area. Updated and supplemented throughout the year for breaking developments.

Credits

Number of Credits Type of Credits
3.00 Business Law
1.00 Taxes

Designed For

CPAs who need an in-depth understanding of employment issues

Highlights

* Hiring and firing issues: what questions cannot be asked in an interview; how to document employee performance; establishing an annual review system; when an employer may and may not fire an employee; and much more
* Employment contracts: an analysis of the legal and planning issues in structuring employment contracts; when noncompetition agreements will and will not work
* Employment issues in the economy: telecommuters and other special situations
* Legal liability issues: recognition of age discrimination, sex discrimination, FLSA issues, minimum wage, overtime, sexual harassment, and more
* Statutory employees, independent contractors, and possible changes to ยง530 relief

Objectives

* Identify the legal issues in hiring, evaluating, and firing employees
* Discuss federal laws that curtail an employer in taking actions involving employees and applicants

Prices

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$169.00
Non-Member (Early Bird)
$219.00
Member
$194.00
Non-Member
$244.00
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Instructors

William F. Taylor, CPA

William (Bill) F. Taylor is president of Benefit Solutions, Ltd., a benefit consulting firm, and a CPA in private practice. Since retiring as Community Bank President of Renasant Bank in Water Valley, MS, he has served as an adjunct assistant professor in the MBA program at the University of Mississippi. Bill has worked in the employee benefit and investment fields for over 20 years, beginning his career as the Employee Benefits Coordinator in the Jackson, MS, office of KPMG Peat Marwick and managing his own firm since 1999.

A nationally known consultant and speaker, Bill has conducted seminars for the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, more than 40 state CPA and Bar associations, and other organizations. He was the recipient of the James L. McCoy Excellence in Education award for 2015 and awarded the Outstanding Discussion Leader award for 2014 and 2016. Bill is the author of Taxation of Employee Benefits Volume I and Volume II, and his articles have appeared in numerous publications.

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