Payroll Updates





PAYROLL CURRENTLY Issue 8 is now available. The current issue, dated August 3, 2018, covers the latest federal payroll compliance developments and much more. Highlights include:
IRS Gives Timeline for 2019 Form W-4, Requests Comments. During the IRS's July 5 payroll industry call, the IRS said it expects to release a second draft of the Form W-4 in mid-August and a final version in November. 

SSA to Resume Sending 'No Match' Notices. The Social Security Administration (SSA) said it will resume sending its Educational Correspondence (EDCOR) notices (also called Employer Correction Request Notices) to employers that file Forms W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, containing name and social security number mismatches. 

DOL Updates Potential FUTA Credit Reduction State and Territory for 2018. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) updated its list of potential FUTA credit reduction states for 2018. The Virgin Islands might be the only state/territory subject to a FUTA credit reduction for 2018. 

SSA Outlines BSO Upgrades, Announces Scheduled Updates for 2019. On the July 5 IRS payroll industry call, the SSA provided an overview of changes made to Business Services Online (BSO) for the 2019 filing season and outlined more changes it would like to make.

The latest from the APA's Government Relations office: APA Comments on Proposed Regulations to Amend the Rules for Determining Whether Information Returns Must Be Filed Electronically; APA Participates in Georgia's First Child Support Employer Symposium; and more. 

Also available are an Index for 2018 and the APA's Monthly Compliance Calendar.


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