Conferences and Speeches

ABA’s 28th Annual Philadelphia Tax Conference

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 {ml-event-to} Thursday, November 2, 2017

Employee Benefits and Tax partner Mary (Handy) Hevener will present at the American Bar Association’s 28th Annual Philadelphia Tax Conference sponsored by the Section of Taxation.

Employee Benefits – Employment Tax Update
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 | 8:30 am–9:30 am
Presenters: Mary (Handy) Hevenern

This presentation will cover many payroll tax issues, ranging from current compliance, through audit exposures and refund claims, including:

  • Continuing IRS payroll tax audits and litigation of myriad cash and noncash fringe benefits provided both to executives and to traveling workers;
  • Payroll tax withholding procedural developments, including increased ability to litigate in Tax Court, and complexities of overpaying/underpaying the 0.9% Additional Medicare Tax;
  • Increasing prevalence of unjustified penalties in payroll tax audits, plus new requirements to send Forms W-2C to collect taxes twice;
  • State payroll tax audits; and
  • Existing and pending federal legislation to limit these state payroll audits.

CLE credit: Please see event details for CLE information.