IGFOA Workers Compensation and Payroll Seminar

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Time 9:30am
Location Regional broadcast sites


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Field of Study Business Management and Organization - 5.5 CPE Credits
NASBA CPE Earn 5.50 CPE Hours
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Event Description

This seminar will be broadcast regionally at the sites listed below. 

City of Aurora, 44 E Downer Place, Aurora, IL 60505
Champaign Library, 200 W. Green, Champaign, IL, 61820
•Hoffman Estates Village Hall, 1900 Hassell Road, Hoffman Estates IL
City of Kankakee, Public Library201 E Merchant St, 4th Floor, Kankakee, IL 60901
•Moline Public Library, 3210 41st St, Moline, IL 61265
•City of Quincy,  730 Maine St., Quincy,  IL 62301
Village of Park Forest, 350 Victory Drive, Park Forest, IL  60466
•City of Springfield, 300 S. 7th, Room 107, Springfield, IL 62701
•Village of Vernon Hills, 290 Evergreen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-2999
(Please note that the previously listed Rockford location is no longer a host site)

Check in: 9-9:30 AM
Seminar: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Plan to attend the Worker’s Compensation Seminar to learn about issues relating to administering worker’s compensation claims including tax reporting and current legislation. This session will take a look at key elements of the worker’s compensation claim processing and include case studies to assist with your administration of the claims. Group discussion will be included so bring your questions for the experts!

This year’s Payroll Seminar will follow the Workers Compensation presentation giving an update on the latest reporting issues surrounding payroll.  The seminar will present an overview on the Affordable Care Act Reporting requirements for 2016, clarify how to complete IRS forms 1094 and 1095, and other hot topics regarding payroll laws for government agencies to plan for future implementation.

Earn about 5.5 CPE credit

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Bill Lowry, Attorney, Nyhan Bambrick Kinzie& Lowry
Alex Alexandrou, Chief Administrative Services Officer/Risk Manager, City of Aurora
Karen Sanchez, Partner-in-Charge Employee Benefits, Sikich LLP
Christina Coyle, Finance Director, Village of Glen Ellyn  

Learning Objectives:
• Understand the differences between worker’s compensation payments and PEDA payments
• Learn best practices for processing payments through the employer versus directly from the insurance company
• Recognize the impact on the taxability of payments and payroll deductions when disbursing worker’s compensation and PEDA payments
• Gain a working knowledge of the process for addressing retroactive rulings and how to adjust payroll records and tax returns
• Review of fringe benefit reporting requirements
• Gain a working knowledge on how to avoid common reporting issues
• Overview of the Affordable Care Reporting requirements for 2016
• Learn about payroll best practices related to hot topic payroll laws

Intended Audience:   Finance professionals and staff involved in the worker's compensation management and processing of claims.

Delivery method:  Group-Live
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: No prerequisites required
Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation required
Field of Study: Business Management and Organization
CPE Credit:  Earn about 5.0 CPE credit

Registration & Cancellation Policy

Registrations are accepted on a first-in, first registered basis. Payments by check should be mailed in advance or made at time of registration by credit card. 

IGFOA Members are those individuals from the Public Sector, Partner, and Individual Firm specifically listed in the IGFOA Membership Directory. IGFOA Government staff member rate applies to staff, appointed officials, and elected officials of a government with a current IGFOA membership. If you have questions about your membership, contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587. The IGFOA reserves the right to apply the non-member fee to any individual or government that has not paid dues for the current year. If you are unable to attend, please contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587 or info@igfoa.org as soon as possible.  A $20 cancellation fee will be charged for cancellations up to November 12, 2015. Cancellations after November 12, 2015 and no-shows are responsible for the full tuition.

IGFOA reserves the right to modify the agenda, cancel the event due to low enrollment, or to close registration if full. Should IGFOA cancel an event, cancellation notice will be sent to the email address provided by each registrant and prominently posted at the IGFOA website page announcing the event. By submitting this registration, the applicant agrees to the registration and cancellation policy above.

If you have any questions regarding this seminar, cancellations, complaints, or refunds, please contact the IGFOA at 630-942-6587 or info@igfoa.org.

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CPE SponsorsCPE Registry Illinois Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

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