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Wed, Dec 01


Zoom Webinar

Government Tax Webinar

We are holding a Two-Day Webinar via Zoom on Wednesday, December 1st and Thursday, December 2nd from 9:30a-12:30pm with an additional one hour Q&A after each session. Our customary Government Tax Manual will be mailed out prior to the event. We look forward to seeing you virtually!

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Government Tax Webinar
Government Tax Webinar

Time & Location

Dec 01, 2021, 9:30 AM – Dec 02, 2021, 9:30 AM

Zoom Webinar

About the Event

Our diverse bench of speakers will help you navigate the payroll tax issues faced by local governments, cities, counties, water districts, joint power authorities, and special districts. 


  1. Our customary Government Tax Manual, updated to include 2021 developments
  2. Six hours of CPE Credit
  3. Tax Alerts throughout the year 2022 on developing tax issues


  • Marcus Wu, Employee Benefits and Tax Attorney at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • Stephanie Lowe, Employment Attorney at Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
  • Bill Morgan, Retired CPA


Topics We Will Cover:

2021 COVID-19 Developments

Paid Sick and Family Leave:

  • Leave payments required under CA Senate Bill 95
  • Reimbursement of SB 95  and other Covid-19 costs from federal government
  • Calculating and reporting payroll tax credits for ARPA-compliant leave payments (EPSL and EFML)

COBRA Subsidies:

  • Eligibility requirements
  • Penalties for not sending notices to employees
  • Calculating and reporting payroll tax credits for COBRA subsidy payments

New Form 941-X:

  • New IRS rules for correcting COVID-19 payroll reporting errors
  • IRS procedure for recovering missed ARPA credits for past payroll periods

Cafeteria Plans, Health FSAs, and Dependent Care FSAs:

  • COVID-19 election and reporting requirements
  • Reporting DCAP reimbursements on Form W-2
  • Required amendments to your agency's cafeteria plan documents

Special Issues Affecting Remote Workers:

  • Required reimbursements under CA Labor Code Section 2802
  • Reimbursement rules for “office-at-home” expenses and auto allowances
  • "Commuting" rules for work-from-home employees
  • Taxation and reporting of “out-of-state” workers

2021 Information Reporting:

  • Special COVID-19 rules affecting Forms W-2, W-4 and 1099 Reporting
  • Form 1099 rules for reporting COVID-related grants to businesses and individuals
  • Reporting of Debt Forgiveness

General Government Tax Issues – 2021 Developments

  • Information returns (Forms W-2, 1099, etc.)
  • IRS enforcement of 1099 reporting rules, including enhance penalties
  • Correction of payroll tax errors
  • California independent contractor rules
  • New federal rules for tax levies and garnishments on employee wages
  • Affordable Care Act developments
  • Cafeteria Plan developments
  • De Minimis rules
  • Transportation fringe benefits
  • Accrued vacation and sick leave


  • Annual Government Tax Webinar

    Wednesday, December 1st and 2nd from 9:30am-1:30pm: This registration includes entrance into the webinar event (via Zoom video conference link), and one Employee Benefits & Government Tax Manual which will be shipped to you a few weeks prior to the event. Please provide the mailing address at which you wish to receive the manual. - Via Zoom - 6 hours of CPE credit

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