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Payroll Compliance for Business Travelers: What You Need To Know
 

Payroll Compliance for Business Travelers: What You Need To Know

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As your employees travel, they trigger payroll reporting requirements in various states which creates the need for collaboration across travel management and payroll functions. Blackspark and Concur ...

As your employees travel, they trigger payroll reporting requirements in various states which creates the need for collaboration across travel management and payroll functions. Blackspark and Concur cover what you both need to know about these increasing regulations. Learn how you can use your existing Concur data to easily tackle this topic.

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    Payroll Compliance for Business Travelers: What You Need To Know Payroll Compliance for Business Travelers: What You Need To Know Presentation Transcript

    • Payroll Compliance for Business Travelers: What You Need To Know Presented by: Vic Arora CPA & Co-Founder, Blackspark
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. Our Presenter Vic Arora, Co-Founder Qualified as a Canadian Chartered Accountant in 1997 with Ernst & Young where he was a member of the Human Capital practice. Worked with clients on tax related aspects of employee movement including coordination of tax compliance, compensation reporting, and tax planning. Co-founded Epoch Integration Inc. in 2001, an enterprise wireless venture whose success led to its to acquisition by Blackberry (RIM) in 2006. Consultant to PricewaterhouseCoopers' International Assignment Services practice Co-Founded Blackspark Corporation.
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. AGENDA …… >Meet Blackspark >Payroll Obligations and the Impact >Beating Complexity through Integration and Automation AGENDA
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. ABOUT BLACKSPARK Based in Toronto, Ontario
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. Employees create payroll obligations when they travel but….. The payroll team has no idea: when where and for how long they’re traveling THE PAIN
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. THE PAIN
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. John Smith: lives in Texas and travels to California 24 days a year annual salary is US$150,000, works 240 days a year. Taxable in California for: 24 days/240 days x $150,000 = $15,000 AN EXAMPLE
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania (high audit activity) States with personal income tax on non-residents States with no personal income tax
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. Prolonged Recession Easier to tax non-residents (non-voters!) Better methods to analyze transactions & identify who owesPLUS > WHY NOW?
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. Media Attention Tax Firm Emphasis WHY NOW?
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. How Big? ….. ……. HOW BIG? New York State: $4.9B (7% of budget) BIG 4 example: $1.3M annual U.S. exposure
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. COST OF NON-COMPLIANCE 1. Payment of withholding tax owing PLUS 2. Penalties of up to 100% of withholding tax owing PLUS 3. Interest NEW YORK STATE
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. Execute multi-jurisdictional payroll each payroll period across our entire employee population THE MISSION
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. Hard payroll cycle (TIME) Varying regs by state (COMPLEXITY) THE ENEMY
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. We need trip details ASAP to calculate workdays BEATING TIME Data available in real time (as it is booked) No need to harass travelers Travel system is the answer! >
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. BEATING TIME ALSO: Cancelations and itinerary changes Connecting flights Purpose of travel
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. States with no tax Reciprocity Withholding required in state? Technical & practical thresholds BEATING COMPLEXITY
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. States with no tax If ONLY all states had no income tax! Travel days in these states are treated as workdays in the employee’s home state for payroll purposes. STEP 1: STATES WITH NO TAX
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. Reciprocity An agreement between individual states. DEPENDENT on home state. If applicable - travel days in these states are treated as workdays in the employee’s home state for payroll purposes. STEP 2: STATE TAX RECIPROCITY
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. Withholding required in state? STEP 3:CORPORATE NEXUS Employer requirements ONLY apply if organization has payroll nexus in the state If applicable - travel days in these states are treated as workdays in the employee’s home state for payroll purposes.
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. Technical & practical thresholds Rules and regulations differ in EVERY state. Blend of technical and practical is often a good approach. STEP 4: TECHNICAL & PRACTICAL
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. SOLUTION Integrated via Concur App Center
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. OBJECTIVE Help customers: Save time Automate manual processes to comply Save money Eliminate financial risk of penalties
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. WHAT IT DOES Speaks to your Concur system No manual processes Delivers report each payroll period Supports your existing payroll process
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. FLIP THE SWITCH Rapid deployment by Concur Admin No linking individual accounts Syncs as employees book Includes historical travel
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. WE CONFIGURE FOR YOU
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. NO CHANGE TO TRAVEL PROCESS
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. TRAVEL DATA FOR PAYROLL
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. TRAVEL DATA FOR PAYROLL
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. TRAVELER SIGN OFF
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. TRAVELER SUPPORT
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. ANSWER DELIVERED “An effective tool must be able to present a picture of exposure within five minutes of looking at it. Out of all of the various products I had seen, only borderFile did that.” -Cliffs Natural Resources
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. EXECUTION ADP MULTI-JURISDICTION: Supports multiple worked in states Temporary configuration per payroll period Data Import Fields added to a .csv Pay Data Import File
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc.
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. INTERNATIONAL
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. INTERNATIONAL
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. FREE ANALYSIS OFFER EXCLUSIVELY FOR CONCUR CLIENTS Save over $2,500 by enrolling for a free analysis by November 1st!
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. Q&A
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. Vic Arora, CPA, CA Co-Founder varora@blacksparkcorp.com 855.667.7275 x701 CONTACT US– Concur.com/AppCenter
    • ©2011 Concur, all rights reserved. Concur is a registered trademark of Concur Technologies, Inc. RESOURCES The New York Times – States Look Beyond Borders To Collect Owed Taxes: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/22/business/22tax.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 The Financial Times – Rise in mobility is a business risk: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/781bc3e0-5f25-11e2-8250-00144feab49a.html#axzz2Z6vGyYuO CNNMoney – The business traveler tax threat: http://money.cnn.com/2013/06/28/pf/taxes/business-traveler-tax-threat/index.html 2011 Deloitte Payroll Operations Survey: http://www.deloitte.com/assets/Dcom- UnitedStates/Local%20Assets/Documents/us_consulting_DeloittePayrollSurveyResults_121611.pdf EY T Magazine – A personal risk for corporate travelers: http://tmagazine.ey.com/insights/a-personal-risk-corporate-travelers/ Webinar by Ceridian and the American Payroll Association focussed on this topic (this presentation was followed up with in depth sessions held by the APA at this year’s Payroll Congress Conference): http://www.ceridian.com/resources/webinars-ondemand/managing-state-income.html