An Employers Guide to Multi-State Employment Tax Issues



What happens when your company is located in one state and one or more of your employees work in another state? What if your company has multiple business locations, with employees in each? What happens when one or more of your employees performs services for your company in more than one state? The short answer: You have multi-state employment issues. (Recorded Date- July 13, 2022)

One of your biggest issues will revolve around payroll. Here are just some of the payroll-related issues that arise: 

   •  Identification of the states for which the business is liable for the collection and payment of income tax

   •  Compliance with the rules for each state regarding tax collection, payment and reporting

   •  Establishing the state that is to receive the unemployment tax for a particular employee

   •  Whether the employment creates nexus, i.e. a business presence, within a particular state and whether the employer is subject to that state's income, franchise, sales and use, or other state business taxes imposed by the state and the related apportionment issues

Course Outline

   •  Reciprocal agreements and how they affect state income tax withholding

   •  Employee domicile and tax residency

   • State and local withholding certificates - when the federal W-4 isn't enough

   • How different states deal differently with supplemental wages

   • How to handle state unemployment when employees work in several states

   • What is SUTA dumping, and how do you avoid this penalty trap

   • Which states get withholding tax proceeds when employees work in multiple states

   • Fringe benefit taxation - which states differ from federal rules

   • The payroll tax implications of conducting business in a state

   • How to determine the states for which you must withhold tax

   • Special rules for military spouses

   • Telecommuting

   • And more!

Who will Benefit:

   •  Payroll Executives/Managers/Administrators/Professionals/Practitioners/Entry Level Personnel

   •  Human Resources Executives/Managers/Administrators

   •  Accounting Personnel

   •  Business Owners/Executive Officers/Operations and Departmental Managers

   •  Legislators

   •  Attorneys/Legal Professionals

  •  Any individual or entity that must deal with the complexities and requirements of Payroll Compliance and is considering making a change in Payroll Frequencies


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