1:00 pm ET | 12:00 pm CT | 11:00 am MT | 10:00 am PT
Don’t Lose Payroll Tax Audits – Here’s How!
As a business owner, what's worse than getting a questionable payroll tax audit? Not representing yourself (or your client) properly before the federal and state taxing authorities! And we all know how losing a payroll tax audit can impact your business financially – in terms of taxes, interest, and penalties.
In this in-depth program, tax and bankruptcy law expert Haleh Naimi will address the best practices for representing your clients before the federal and state taxing authorities on payroll tax audits. She will provide background on statutory employees vs. statutory independent contractors; fringe benefit and executive compensation employment tax issues; the IRS’ voluntary compliance settlement program and classification settlement program; and the IRS section 530 safe harbor provision.
On the California state side, Naimi will walk you through typical EDD appeals issues; EDD rules for specific industries; unreported employee wages; under-reporting of salaries of S corporations and partnerships; personal responsibility for contributions, withholdings, penalties, and interest.
Attending this webinar will give you a tremendous insight into the audit process, and thoroughly acquaint you with the appeals procedures. Plus, you will be confident in your ability to appeal adverse payroll tax decisions.
This session will bring you up to speed with:
General audit procedures and best practices
Case law on typical EDD appeals issues
Procedures for appeals before an administrative law judge (ALJ)
Procedures for appealing adverse decisions of an ALJ
Haleh Naimi is the managing shareholder of the law firm of Advocate Solutions, Inc., which received the award Tax - Law Firm of the Year 2016 and 2017 by Lawyer Magazine. She specializes in tax and bankruptcy law representing individuals and businesses (ranging in siz...