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Jun 20, 2024

Updated for 2024!  Benefits and Payroll: Top 10 New Developments and Compliance Traps

Speaker: Marilyn A. Monahan is the owner of the Monahan Law Office in Marina del Rey and San Marcos, CA.  Marilyn focuses her practice on advising employers and consultants on compliance with employee benefit and insurance laws, including ACA, ERISA, HIPAA, and COBRA.

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What's New

Apr 14, 2024

New Board Member – Membership Director

Meet our New Membership Director, Holly Petrilli, CPP. Holly currently works for Yokohama Tire Corporation’s HR department as their Director, Payroll & HRIS, headquartered in Santa Ana, CA. In her current role, she is functioning as the department head and subject-matter expert for all things Payroll & HR Systems. She loves that she can exercise her analytical side, and that payroll is such an interesting niche field!

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Apr 14, 2024

New Board Member – National Liaison Officer

We have another new Board Member – Jaime Brogdon is our new National Liaison Officer. Jaime embarked on her professional journey in 1998 within the realm of payroll at a distinguished pipeline construction company. In 2000, she transitioned to a dynamic role as a Corporate Administrator at a recruiting company. During her tenure of 14 years, Jaime adeptly managed payroll and HR responsibilities for a workforce exceeding 100 employees across the nation.

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Apr 14, 2024

New Board Member – Social Director

The OCCAPA would like to announce another new board member. Please welcome Miya Vu, CPP who is our new Social Director. Miya does the planning of the social activities for the OCCAPA. In addition she will be taking photos at our events. We are so happy and very lucky to have Miya. Everyone a big round of applause and congratulations to Miya

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Apr 14, 2024

President’s Message

I am honored to welcome our new and returning members as your 2024-2025 Orange County Chapter of the American Payroll Association (OCCAPA) President. As I enter my first year as President of OCCPA, I notice that our Chapter has never been more relevant for our members and followers, payroll professionals, and HR professionals! You make our Chapter strong and amazing.

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Nov 18, 2023

California Expands Paid Sick Leave in 2024

Effective January 1, 2024, employees in California will be entitled to additional paid sick leave (PSL). The amount of PSL that an employee can take in one year will increase: the use cap will increase to 40 hours or five days in a year from 24 hours or three days in a year [S.B. 616, L. 2023].

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Nov 18, 2023

IRS Announces 2024 COLAs for Transportation Fringes, FSA Deferrals

For 2024, the amounts that may be excluded from gross income for employer-provided qualified transportation fringe benefits and qualified parking increase to $315 per month ($300 in 2023).

For plan years beginning in 2024, the dollar limitation for voluntary employee salary reductions for contributions to health FSAs increases to $3,200 ($3,050 in 2023). For cafeteria plans that permit the carryover of unused amounts, the maximum carryover amount increases to $640 ($610 in 2023).

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Nov 18, 2023

IRS Announces 2024 Retirement Plan Contribution, Benefit Limit

The IRS announced the changes to the dollar limits on benefits and contributions under qualified retirement plans, as well as other items, for tax year 2024 [Notice 2023-75, 11-1-23].

IRC §415, which provides for dollar limits on benefits and contributions under qualified retirement plans, requires that the IRS annually adjust these limits for cost-of-living changes. The IRC also requires various other amounts to be adjusted at the same time and in the same manner as these dollar limits.

The limitation on the exclusion for elective deferrals under §402(g)(1) (e.g., §401(k) and §403(b) plans) increases to $23,000 (from $22,500).

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Oct 23, 2023

OCSS Releases Revised IWO and Instructions

The Office of Child Support Services (OCSS) released a revised version of the income withholding order for support form (IWO) and its instructions with no substantial changes [OCSS, AT-23-13, 10-5-23]. The revised IWO expires August […]

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