Webcast: Boomers on the Payroll: Special Tax and Legal Issues (XSBOPA17)
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Baby boomers continue to make up about a quarter of the workforce, bringing experience and knowledge to their jobs. There are special issues that employers face when hiring Boomers, or keeping them on the payroll. In this session, nationally recognized attorney and small business expert Barbara Weltman addresses key concerns that companies and their advisers need to pay attention to in order to avoid legal challenges and tax penalties.

6/14/2017
When: 06/14/2017
12:00 PM until 2:00 PM
Where: Webcast
Surgent
BOPA-2017-01-WEBNR-165-01
United States
Presenter: Barbara Weltman, JD


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AcronymXSBOPA17
CPE2 hours
VendorSurgent
Category
Taxation
LevelBasic
PrerequisiteNone
Adv PrepNone
Yellow Book?No
Designed forCPAs working in corporate settings or advising business owners on tax and payroll issues
Registration
Member$89
CPA Non-Member$114

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Course Description

Baby boomers continue to make up about a quarter of the workforce, bringing experience and knowledge to their jobs. There are special issues that employers face when hiring Boomers, or keeping them on the payroll. In this session, nationally recognized attorney and small business expert Barbara Weltman addresses key concerns that companies and their advisers need to pay attention to in order to avoid legal challenges and tax penalties.

Objectives

  • Understand the range of special issues for having older employees in a company
  • Discuss the impact of Medicare eligibility for employees on company health plans and employer responsibilities
  • Explain retirement plan coverage and distribution rules for older employees

Topics

  • Discrimination concerns in hiring and firing older workers
  • Medical coverage issues for employees who are of Medicare age
  • Retirement plan concerns for older workers