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November 2, 2021

Tuesday, December 7 | 2021 employment tax year in review (3:30 pm ET)

In meeting their 2021 year-end employment reporting requirements, employers will need to address the unique challenges created by temporary federal and state COVID-19 provisions while also following other necessary procedures for closing the tax year.

In this information-packed webcast, our employment tax and benefits professionals will discuss the following common areas of year-end employment tax concern:

  • 2022 federal and state rates and limits
  • Temporary COVID-19 federal employment tax provisions
    • Employee retention tax credit
    • Paid sick and family leave tax credit
    • COBRA premium assistance tax credit
    • Employer Social Security tax deferral
  • Taxation of domestic partner and paid family and medical leave insurance benefits
  • Forms W-2/1099-NEC reporting changes
  • State developments including teleworker income tax relief
  • State unemployment insurance and the federal unemployment insurance credit reduction
  • Year-end reconciliation and required employee notices
  • Preparing the year-end payroll checklist

Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Time: 3:30-5:00 p.m. EST New York, 12:30-2:00 p.m. PST Los Angeles

Registration: View archive here.


Niko Arhos, Employment Tax Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Peter Berard, Employment Tax Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Jennie DeVincenzo, Employment Tax Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Tim Parrish, Indirect Tax, Ernst & Young LLP

Debby Salam, Employment Tax Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Rachael Walker, Compensation & Benefits Group, Ernst & Young LLP


Ken Hausser, Employment Tax Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP

CPE credit offered: up to 1.8 depending on actual duration. Recommended field of study: Taxes. Learning objective: Examine the qualifications for various employment tax credits, the temporary federal employment tax provisions for COVID-19, state income tax and unemployment insurance trends in 2021 and various year-end reporting and other considerations. Final CPE award to be based on content, polling and length of participation. See CPE FAQ for more information.

1.5 RCH credit is available to Certified Payroll Professionals (CPP) and Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) professionals.

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