How to compensate employees for the hours spent traveling on business is becoming one of the major concerns of the payroll department today. Many recent changes in federal and state wage and hour rules as well as economic pressures on employers and employees alike can create a situation that can practically invite noncompliance lawsuits—especially if the travel time results in overtime being owed to the employee.
But it isn’t just the DOL that is interested in travel pay. The IRS also has strict regulations on when employees can be paid for travel expenses without it being considered wages. Does the company use the per diem method to reimburse employees or the accountable plan method? Or do you even need to have a method when it comes to reimbursing employees for travel expenses?
Areas covered in this webinar:
-Travel Pay requirements—What you must pay for and why
-Best practices for paying travel pay correctly
-Which employees have to be paid…and when
-Payroll Compliance and travel pay issues—keeping wage and hour claims at bay
-What to do when federal and state laws conflict and handling multiple state conflict issues
-How travel pay affects overtime calculations—travel pay differences for exempt and non- exempt employees
-Special circumstances that may require travel payment
-What are per diems
-When travel payments are taxable
-Accountable and nonaccountable plans
Why Attend this Training-
It is important to understand what tax implications there may be when an employee travels for a company and why it is important to ensure that the travel is business related. Most employers pay or reimburse employee expenses when they travel for business. Many of these expenses include transportation, meals, lodging, and incidental expenses. However, there are tax implications when the travel is of a longer duration.
This webinar discusses the rules and regulations that must be followed when paying an employee for Travel Pay. It includes what is Travel Pay, best practices for handling the payments, how it affects overtime calculations and what is required on the state level. It also discusses the requirements for taxing travel expenses under IRS rules.
Who can Benefit:
-Payroll Executives/Managers/Administrators/Professionals/Practitioners/Entry Level Personnel
-Human Resources Executives/Managers/Administrators
-Business Owners/Executive Officers/Operations and Departmental Managers
-Any individual or entity that must deal with the complexities and requirements of Payroll compliance issues
Vicki M. Lambert, CPP,
is President and Academic Director of The Payroll Advisor™, a firm specializing
in payroll education and training.
With nearly 40 years of hands-on experience in all facets of payroll
functions as well as over three decades 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.
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