Curtis Tatum, Esq

Curtis Tatum, Esq

Curtis Tatum, Esq. is Senior Manager of Payroll Information Resources for the American Payroll Association. He is the Managing Editor of Payroll Currently, APA’s monthly compliance newsletter. Curt joined the APA in 2013. He previously worked as a staff attorney at the University of Baltimore School of Law Tax Clinic. He also spent several years working in publications at the American Bar Association Section of Taxation. Curt is an attorney and a member of the Maryland Bar.

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08/15/2017

DOL Solicits Comments on ‘White Collar’ Salary Level

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PNN: White Collar Regulations

The U.S. Department of Labor is accepting feedback for white collar exemptions to overtime pay requirement.

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07/24/2017

USCIS Releases Revised Form I-9, Instructions

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PNN: New Form I9

Updates to instructions and List C Documents are amongst changes made by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

06/23/2017

Trump Administration Releases 2018 Fiscal Year Budget Proposal

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PNN: Fiscal 2018 Budget

The 2018 fiscal year budget proposal includes various items that would affect payroll operations.

05/15/2017

House Passes Legislation to Repeal, Replace the ACA

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PNN: ACHA Passes House

On May 4, the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA).

03/29/2017

ACA Replacement Legislation Withdrawn

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PNN: ACA

The proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) would have had several payroll-related provisions had it been passed.

03/13/2017

Obama Administration Regulations Face Uncertain Future

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PNN: Obama Era Regs

The Trump Administration has made rolling back many of the rules and regulations issued during the Obama Administration one of their primary goals.

03/03/2017

IRS Responds to President's ACA Executive Order

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PNN: IRS and ACA

On January 20, President Trump issued an executive order to “minimize the unwarranted economic and regulatory burdens” of the ACA.

01/25/2017

IRS Updates Payroll-Related Publications for 2017

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PNN: IRS Forms

In late December, the IRS released several payroll-related publications that have been updated for 2017.

09/25/2016

First Phase of Same-Day ACH Implementation Underway

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PNN: Same Day ACH Settlement

On September 23, phase 1 of same-day ACH transaction implementation began.

08/11/2016

‘Holiday Error’ Causes Some Payroll Tax Deposits to Be Late

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PNN: IRS Holiday Error

Many taxpayers who made their next-day employment tax deposits around the Memorial Day holiday, were incorrectly sent notices that their deposits were late.

07/14/2016

Social Security Wage Base Expected to Increase in 2017

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PNN: Social Security Wage Base

The Board of Trustees of the Social Security Trust Fund reports each year on the financial condition of the social security program.

06/16/2016

IRS Develops PEO Certification Program Procedures

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PNN: Professional Employer Organizations

The IRS has issued temporary regulations to implement a new voluntary certification program for professional employer organizations.

03/28/2016

Final Regulations on 'White Collar' Exemption Expected

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PNN: New White Collar Regs

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) submitted the final "white collar" regulations to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review.