Investment 2 - 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM


Gerald Whittmore, CPP
The Melody of Payroll Basics

New to payroll? This class will help you establish your career and advance within the profession by stepping you through the payroll high notes - the skills, knowledge and transactions that comprise the fundamentals of a payroll department.





Emma Jackson, CPP
Roundtable Discussion - School Districts

Interactive session that will discuss how Fair Labor Standards Act, compensatory time, FICA are handled differently in the school business environment.






Natalie Lopez, CPP
Special Considerations for Canadian Year-End

Stressing over the thought of year-end in Canada? Want to know everything about T-4 processing? In this session, we will cover the basics of year-end reporting and some tips to help you refine your process checklist for year-end in Canada. Other topics we will cover are overview of T-4 processing, fringe benefit reporting and taxation in Canada and resources to get updates on legislation and assistance with year-end processing.



Rori Carney & Thomas Mudd
How to Control Your Unemployment Costs Through Tax Techniques and Claims Responses

Beginning with an overview of the unemployment tax system, we will progress to discussing the unemployment tax rating system, savings opportunities, compliance issues, and touch on the ramifications that occur when companies move employees between entities. We will also discuss UI Integrity, SUTA Dumping and look at how unemployment claims effect your tax cost. Examples are as follows:

  • Summary of UI system
  • Unemployment Tax Rate Calculations
  • Methods to Control Unemployment Costs
  • Compliance Responsibilities
  • Claims effect on tax rates



Cassandra Felton, CPP
IRS Updates

              • Overview of the New Tax Reform Act of 2017
              • New Tax withholding Tables
              • New Identity Theft Prevention Efforts
              • Update on W-2 Scam





Paul Gill, CPP
Be an Employee Magnet - The Manager People Want To Work For

This presentation would go a little deeper into traits that make better managers, and how you can improve if you are a struggling manager, or if you are ready to take that next step from Supervisor to Manager.

  1. What a great manager looks like, traits, examples.
  2. Management styles
  3. How being a great manager helps employee retention
  4. Ready to take that promotion from Supervisor to Manager? Be prepared.



Samantha Alonso
E-Verify - Explanation of the E-Verify System, Enrollment and Use

E-Verify is an Internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. E-Verify is fast, free and easy to use – and it’s the best way employers can ensure a legal workforce.