The Complete Guide to Payroll Taxes & 1099 Issues

8:30 am–4:15 pm ET

# of CPE Credits



Employment taxes are often overlooked as an area where more planning may be effective. Payroll taxes have become an increasing burden for the average business, and IRS penalties for noncompliance have risen dramatically in recent years. They have also been subject to employer incentives. The service has announced that uncovering noncompliance by employers ranks high on its audit list. This course presents a comprehensive overview of federal payroll taxes, Form 1099, and related compliance issues.


* Distinguish an employee from an independent contractor and understand the relief available to employees who misclassify * Understand how to complete Forms W-2, 1099-MISC, 1099-R, and SS-8 * Comply with the quarterly and annual reporting for employment tax deposits before and after the CARES Act * Understand the gig economy and the payroll tax responsibilities associated with it


* Payroll tax requirements for wages, including wages subject to the 0.9% tax, employee benefits and reimbursements, nonqualified deferred compensation, stock options, and tips * Fringe benefits issues, such as health insurance, life insurance, cafeteria plan benefits, accountable and nonaccountable plans, standard mileage rates, and per diem rates * Special issues: Using a common paymaster, how to file W-2s after a takeover, merger, or acquisition, and state and local tax withholding * Statutory employees, independent contractors, and possible changes to §530 relief * Penalties: Who is a responsible person? * Expenses and gross-up calculations * The CARES Act and employer responsibilities for Form 941 * Pension issues and payroll taxes including SIMPLE plans, and §401(k) and pension distributions * The Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) * Forms I-9, W-9, W-2, 1099, SS-8, and Form 940 * Understanding payroll tax responsibilities in the gig economy

Who Should Attend

CPAs in public accounting and industry with responsibility for payroll tax compliance

Required Knowledge


Advanced Prep


Event Speaker(s)

Mr. Chuck Borek ( The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, Lewisville, TX ),

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