Form W-4 for 2014: Best Practices and Compliance Requirements

Duration: 90 Minutes
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This webinar discusses the 2014 Form W-4 and the IRS’ requirements for completing, processing, submitting and correcting the form.

Tax Forms W-4
Instructor: Vicki M. Lambert
Product ID: 500217
The importance of the Form W-4 is fundamental to the payroll department. Most payroll functions from beginning to end rely on the information provided on the form. It is the foundation for the taxation of an employee’s paycheck as well as a required IRS form. Failure to handle the form correctly and completely can open the door to serious problems not only in properly withholding from the employee’s gross wages but its ramifications could extend beyond the regulations and affect payroll customer service or employee morale.

It can even lead to costly expenditures of time and budget resources to correct non-compliance consequences. Questions arise in processing the forms almost daily in a payroll department. Is it a valid form? If not, what should payroll do to correct the problem? Can the employee request a flat dollar amount on the form? Can the form designate a percentage of wages for taxes? These are the types of questions that must be answered to process the form completely and correctly. And it isn’t just the federal form that payroll must process; many states have their own version of the form or use the federal form for state tax withholding.

Why Should you Attend:
Attend this 90 minute presentation to better understand the function and requirements of the Form W-4 and its relationship to the payroll process. This information will also allow you to identify and correct problems and errors in completing and processing the Form W-4 which will enable your payroll department to operate more efficiently and effectively. This webinar is an excellent source for those new to the payroll profession and a great refresher program for the seasoned payroll professional.

Objectives of the Presentation:
For the attendee to learn and understand the 2014 requirements for the Form W-4 including:
  • The effective date of new and revised Form W-4 information
  • Effective methods for handling incomplete or improperly completed forms
  • When you must send Form W-4 to the IRS—It’s not what you think!
  • Effective strategies for streamlining your processing procedures you can use right now
  • How to withhold federal taxes in the absence of a valid Form W-4
  • The difference between an invalid form and a “questionable” one
  • The record retention requirements for Form W-4
  • How to make employee verification part of your Form W-4 process
  • Tips on setting up an electronic system for Form W-4
  • State equivalent forms versus Form W-4
  • When an employee must submit a new form versus when they may submit a revised form
  • How to deal with visas and Form W-4
Who can Benefit:
  • Payroll professionals
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting Personnel
  • Business Owners
  • Lawmakers
  • Attorneys
  • Any individual or entity that must deal with the complexities and requirements of processing payroll including the Form W-4
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Instructor Profile:
Vicki M. Lambert, CPP is President and Academic Director of The Payroll Advisor™ a firm specializing in the training of payroll professionals. With over three decades of hands-on experience in all facets of payroll functions as well as over 20 years as a trainer and author, Ms. Lambert is a 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 as well as serving as an in-house trainer for businesses such as Sun Microsystems, Fox Studios, Disney, County of Riverside and the City of Hesperia. Ms. Lambert currently 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.
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