New Federal Payroll Guide from CCH Simplifies Complex Wage, Tax Issues

NEW FEDERAL PAYROLL GUIDE FROM CCH SIMPLIFIES
COMPLEX WAGE, TAX ISSUES

(RIVERWOODS, Ill. October 20, 1999) – With employers today using a wide range of creative compensation arrangements and benefits as recruiting and retention tools, payroll professionals are faced with an increasingly intricate web of reporting and filing requirements under federal and state tax and employment laws and regulations. Now, CCH INCORPORATED, a leading provider of payroll, tax and business law information and software, has published the CCH Federal Payroll Guide – a handy, practical reference that helps payroll professionals cut through the complexities of payroll requirements and find the straightforward, up-to-date answers they need fast to avoid the costly consequences of non-compliance.

"Payroll professionals are tired of wading through multiple references every time they have a question or concern. The CCH Federal Payroll Guide is designed to provide quick and easy access to key information on payroll practice and management, and puts all the information time-pressed payroll professionals need in a single source," said CCH human resources marketing manager Jeff Kessler.

Comprehensive, Yet User-Friendly

The CCH Federal Payroll Guide offers CCH’s comprehensive and authoritative content combined with an easy-to-read style, as well as extensive use of real-life examples to illustrate how laws and regulations are applied. Written in plain-English, and packed with practical advice from expert payroll analysts, the Guide provides non-technical explanations of complex laws, rules and regulations; handy practice tools, including charts, tables and checklists; and critical compliance information, including the full text of applicable IRS publications. Quarterly updates of the Guide ensure that payroll professionals have the latest procedures, filing requirements and deadlines to ensure compliance.

Consolidating critical information and professional advice into one convenient desktop reference, the CCH Federal Payroll Guide covers:

Employment Status and New Employees
Fair Labor Standards Act
Taxability of Compensation
Payment of Wages
Withholding Taxes
Depositing and Reporting Withheld Taxes
Statements to Employees
Garnishments and Other Deductions From Pay
International Payroll
Federal Withholding Tables
Government Publications
Comprehensive charts supply federal requirements and due dates at a glance, and handy checklists help professionals plan and organize payroll responsibilities. For convenient reference, the Guide includes the Employer’s Tax Guide (Circular E), as well as the Official Tax Calendar (IRS Pub. 509).

State Payroll Handbook Also Available

Together with the CCH Federal Payroll Guide, the State Payroll Law Handbook can be ordered at a reduced price. The State Payroll Law Handbook condenses in one volume payroll laws and rules for every state, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The reference book details state-specific information such as federal and state wage and hour provisions, state unemployment insurance rules and regulations, child support withholding rules, new-hire reporting rules, rules regulating time off for family and medical leave, wage payment rules and more.

Pricing and Availability

To order or for more information on the CCH Federal Payroll Guide, click here, call 800-449-9525 or contact your CCH representative at 888 CCH REPS. The price for this loose-leaf guide with quarterly updates is $249. Complete coverage of both state and federal payroll information is available for $299 by ordering the CCH Federal Payroll Guide ($249) and the State Payroll Law Handbook ($50).

About CCH INCORPORATED

CCH INCORPORATED, Riverwoods, Ill., is a leading provider of employment law information for human resources professionals, including CCH Pension Plan Guide, CCH Employee Benefits Management, CCH Human Resources Management and CCH Payroll Management Guide. CCH also provides tax and business law information in print and electronic form for accounting, legal and health care professionals. CCH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer U.S. The CCH web site can be accessed at www.cch.com.

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