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David Warren


David Warren
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  • Re: Reimbursing pretax deduction from previous year

    Not my area of expertise, but this is the reason you make employees file new paper every year. I question that you "owe" the employee anything because if is their f***up, not yours. You did exactly what THEY told you to do.

    Now if you are feeling especially into pain this week.

    • You need to re-file all 941s, all state quarterlies, the 940s, the state equivalent and all W2s for all your involved quarters/years and request refunds from IRS/CA. Expect penalties and lots of follow up.
    • Also, re-read your company's Section 125 plan and make sure you are not stepping on something. Very bad things can happen if you fail to exactly follow to the letter your plan rules.

    I used to have a sign on my desk that said "a mistake on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part".

  • Re: Bizarre payroll error...any others?

    You might want to re-check your math. Semi-monthly payroll means you take the entire year and break it into 24 payrolls. At one point you say that there are 4 weeks a month, which is not true. There are 52 or 53 weeks in the year, so 52/12 does not equal 4, but rather 4 and 1/3 weeks each month. The law does not care what your so-called annual pay rate is. If you are paid hourly, then the law looks at your hourly rate. If you are paid salary then the law (mostly) looks at your salaried rate. If I understand your question you are trying to annualize a SM payroll number by playing games with the actual number of weeks associated with that payroll to come up with an inflated annual salary number, which you are then going to try to claim from your employer. Legally that argument is meaningless. No such thing as an annual salary legally and there is not exactly 4 weeks in a month legally. Nice try.

  • Re: ADP Vantage?

    Slight thread highjack, but my understanding is that ADP has dozen's of payroll products, all of which use EXACTLY the same back end, but which use different front ends with different user interfaces and different sets of features enabled.

    Anyone have anything to support or contradict this view?