Multi-State Payroll Compliance

"This program, 210936, has been approved for 14 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Please be sure to note the program ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at



Will review the state wage and hour laws along with how to apply them with the federal wage and hour laws. Determining taxation and proper reporting will be reviewing. Polices on multi state taxation and hands on case studies will be done to enhance learning. Special situations and the states laws will be looked at to include deceased wages, unclaimed wages and employee overpayments. Garnishment state concerns will be talked about and what special garnishment reporting requirements that are necessary in some states.

Why should you attend:

Any employer that has employees in more than one state should attend this course. In 2 days the attendee will walk away with the data needed to understand how to process, tax and maintain employees in multiple states.

Who will benefit:

  • Payroll Professionals
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting Personnel
  • Business Owners
  • Lawmakers
  • Attorneys
  • CFO's
  • Employee Benefit Professionals
  • Compensation Professionals
  • Tax Professionals

Areas Covered in the Session:

State Wage and Hours

  • Timing of pay
  • Methods of Payment
    • Electronic payments
    • Electronic pay stubs
    • Deductions from pay
  • Minimum Wage
    • Tip Credit
    • Rates of pay
  • State vs. Federal Law
    • White Collar Exemptions
    • Child Labor
    • Overtime Requirements
    • Rest & Meal Periods
    • Waiting time/Call in

State Garnishment/Levy Rules

  • State garnishment requirements and how they impact CCPA
  • Handling garnishments from different states
  • State Levy withholding requirements
  • State Lump Sum reporting
  • Administrative Fee's

Special Wage Payments

  • Unclaimed Wages
    • Reporting Requirements
    • Timing for when wages are abandoned
    • Payments Requirements
  • Deceased Wages
    • Limits on what can be paid
    • Who to pay to
  • Termination Pay Requirements
    • When to pay terminated employees
    • What should be included in final pay
  • Overpayments
    • What can be deducted from pay and when
      • Hourly vs Salary deductions
    • Gross vs Net Repayments
    • Non-Cash overpayments

Multi-State Taxation 
State Income Tax

  • Determining state tax liability
  • Resident vs. Non-Resident Withholding
  • Reciprocal Agreements
  • Multiple State Withholding
  • New Legislation
    • Domestic Partner
    • 401K
  • Supplemental Wages
  • Employee withholding Certificates
  • Year End Reporting

State Unemployment Insurance

  • Determining state SUI liability
    • Common Law
  • SUI covered wages for transfers among state
  • SUI wage base
  • Employee funded SUI
  • FUTA Credit reduction
  • Voluntary Contributions

State Disability and Local Taxes

  • SDI state withholding and reporting
  • SDI Rates and Wage Limits

State Local Taxes

  • Local taxation states
  • Withholding rules by state

New Hire Reporting

  • State Requirements
  • Recordkeeping

Paid Sick Leave

  • Required sick pay
  • Required Sick leave
  • NJ 3rd Party Sick Pay


Day One

Lecture 1: State Wage and Hour 

Lecture 2: State Garnishment/Levy Rules 

Lecture 3: Special Wage Payments 

Lecture 4: Special Wage Payments Con't 

Day Two

Lecture 5: State Income Tax 

Lecture 6: State Unemployment Tax

Lecture 7: State Disability & Local Taxation 

Lecture 8: New Hire Reporting/State Sick Pay




SFO, CA    |    March 26th & 27th, 2015$895.00   (Seminar for One Delegate)

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