Payroll Updates


PAYROLL CURRENTLY Issue 4 is now available. The current issue, dated April 3, 2020, covers the latest federal payroll compliance developments and much more. Highlights include:
Economic Stimulus Legislation Includes Payroll Provisions. On March 27, President Trump signed H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, into law, which contains many payroll provisions.

President Signs Paid Sick Leave Legislation. H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act provides emergency paid sick leave; emergency paid family and medical leave; and tax credits for businesses to reimburse them for the costs of providing the paid leave.

Department of Education Halts Wage Garnishments for Student Loans. The U.S. Department of Education announced that it will stop collection on garnishments to provide additional assistance to borrowers due to the COVID-19 national emergency.

The latest from the APA's Government Relations office: APA Offers Congress Payroll Tax Holiday Information; APA Capital Summit Goes Virtual for 2020; and more.

Also available are an Index for 2020 and the APA's Monthly Compliance Calendar.


Take no chances with your payroll compliance. Register for APA's webinar,
Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on Federal and State Payroll Compliance,
April 9, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET. Also available as webinar on demand on April 23.

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