HR & Payroll

Ringing in the New Year Taxwise: Payroll Tax Changes for 2023

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    Vicki M. Lambert CPP
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    Mar 03, 2023
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    13:00 PM EST
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    90 Min
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This webinar concentrates on preparing the department for the new tax calendar year.  Topics include IRS new limits on pension plans, updates to forms W-2, W-4 and 941, discussion of new or pending federal legislation and state updates including new rates for benefits, changes to minimum wage and SUI wage bases.




Ringing the new year for payroll professionals can be a hectic time. Finishing out the old year while ensuring the new year is off to a good start compliance-wise can be a delicate balancing act fraught with missteps if you don’t have all the information you need.  In this webinar we will give the latest tax news for 2023 to help your payroll department transition from a tax year 2022 to tax year 2023. We will cover how all the latest tax news available including any new legislation affecting payroll in 2023.


Focusing first on the IRS, we will discuss the updates to inflation-based items such as the new pension plan limits and transportation fringe benefits. We will review the 2023 IRS forms including forms W-2, W-4 and 941.


Moving on to the states we will cover the updates to minimum wages, unemployment insurance wage bases and sick leave updates.


We will also cover any late-breaking legislation/regulation changes coming out of Washington.


Session Highlight:

·       Latest changes to electronic filing thresholds for the Form W-2 for 2023!

·       New look and new copies for 2023 Form W-2?

·       Update on tax year changes for social security wage base, fringe benefit limitations, federal per diem allowance, standard mileage rate, qualified                            transportation fringe benefits, and more.

·       Review of the Form 941 for 2023 and if it is finally over COVID

·       How to handle duplicate requests for Form W-2 including charging fees

·       Status review of Publication 1494 for 2023

·       Changes to Form W-4 for 2023

·       Best practices in the new year for gathering, calculating, taxing and reconciling W-2 data all year long as is now expected by the IRS

·       Taxation of fringe benefits for in the new year including awards and prizes, personal use of company cars and gift certificates

·       When to use the Form W-2c and when to correct the W-2 itself

·       State regulatory changes affecting payroll including SUI wage bases, minimum wage increases and more

·       Verifying employee names and SSN’s

·       Review of filing deadlines

·       Review of federal tax legislation


Who Should Attend:

·       All Employers

·       Business Owners

·       Executive Officers

·       Company Leadership

·       Compliance Professionals

·       Payroll Professionals

·       HR Professionals

·       Accounting Professionals

·       Operations & Departmental Managers

·       Managers/Administrators/Supervisors

·       Lawmakers

·       Attorneys/Legal Professionals

·      Any individual or entity that must deal with the complexities and requirements of payroll compliance issues for Year End closing and preparing for the                    upcoming year

Ask your question directly from our expert during the Q&A session following the live event.


Vicki M. Lambert, CPP, is President and Academic Director of The Payroll Advisor, a firm specializing in payroll education and training. The company’s website offers a payroll news service which keeps payroll professionals up to date on the latest rules and regulations.

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 instructor for the American Payroll Association’s “PayTrain” online program offered by Brandman University.

1.50 HRCI Approved Credit Hours

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