Lia Coniglio, Esq.

Lia Coniglio, Esq.

Lia Coniglio, Esq. is Manager of State Payroll Information Resources for the American Payroll Association. She is the Managing Editor of PayState Update, APA’s biweekly newsletter dedicated to state and local payroll compliance news. Lia joined APA in 2008 and is an attorney and member of the New York Bar.

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11/29/2017

California, Virgin Islands Face FUTA Credit Reduction for 2017

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PNN: CA VI FUTA

Both California and the Virgin Islands were subject to a credit reduction in 2016 and now face one in 2017.

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10/26/2017

Alaska Governor Proposes Payroll Tax

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PNN: AK Payroll Tax

Tax requires employer withholding, but must be passed by state legislature & signed by governor to become law.

10/24/2017

Rhode Island Enacts Paid Sick Leave Law

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PNN: RI Paid Sick Leave

Rhode Island Paid Sick Leave Law to take effect July 1, 2018

09/07/2017

New State Payroll Tax Coming in Oregon

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PNN: OR Transit Tax

Oregon’s new state payroll tax will take effect July 1, 2018

08/22/2017

California, Virgin Islands Apply for Benefit Cost Rate Add-on Waiver

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PNN: CA VI FUTA

California and Virgin Islands remain likely to face Federal Unemployment Tax Act credit reductions

08/17/2017

Washington Enacts Paid Family, Medical Leave Insurance

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PNN: WA Paid Family Leave

Washington becomes fifth state to enact paid family and medical leave insurance starting in 2020.

07/11/2017

Uber Drivers in New York Considered Employees

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PNN: Uber ruling in NY

Worker classification regarding entitlement to unemployment benefits remain an issue for Uber.

06/26/2017

More Cities Enact Fair Workweek Requirements

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PNN: Fair Workweek Laws

New “Fair Workweek” laws set scheduling requirements impacting employers in New York and California cities.

06/06/2017

Georgia to Implement New Kin Care Requirements

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PNN: GA Kin Care

Georgia will implement a bill that allows employees to use paid sick leave for the care of immediate family members.

05/31/2017

Massachusetts Overpayments Proposal to Impact Employers

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PNN: MA Overpayments Reg

A new proposal would make it harder for employers in Massachusetts to recover overpayments.

04/12/2017

Paid Family Leave Proposal in Vermont to Include Payroll Tax

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PNN: VT Family Leave

Paid family leave bills remain a hot topic in 2017 with Vermont being the latest state to propose PFL legislation.

03/30/2017

Massachusetts Paycard Bill Based on New York’s Repealed Regulations

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PNN: MA Paycards

New York’s electronic payments regulations regarding paycards did not take effect, but a Massachusetts bill based on them could move forward.

03/17/2017

New York Paycard, Direct Deposit Regulations Ruled Invalid

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PNN: NY Paycard Regs

A real win for employers paying employees via paycards and direct deposit in New York State!

02/16/2017

Will Washington, D.C., Be Next to Enact Paid Family Leave?

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PNN: DC Family Leave

The Council of the District of Columbia has passed a bill that could create one of the most generous paid family leave programs in the country.

01/30/2017

New Year, New Local Tax Rates for Indiana

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PNN: Indiana Local Taxes

On January 1, 2017, the new Indiana local income tax reform took effect.

01/05/2017

State Disability Insurance, Paid Family Leave 2017 Updates

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PNN: Paid Family Leave - State Disability Ins

Do you know which states (and territory) will provide these benefits in the New Year?

11/28/2016

NJ Ends Income Tax Reciprocity With PA - Update

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PNN: PA and NJ Reciprocity

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue (PDOR) is preparing for the end of income tax reciprocity with New Jersey.

11/02/2016

Could 2016 Be the Year the Mobile Workforce Bill Is Enacted?

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PNN: Mobile Workforce Bill

The Mobile Workforce Bill must still be passed by the Senate and signed by the President before it becomes a law.

10/18/2016

California Enacts Retirement Savings Legislation

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PNN: CA Retirement Plans

California's Governor recently signed legislation that will create new retirement savings accounts for employees.

10/14/2016

Seattle Passes Fair Scheduling Legislation - NYC Next?

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PNN: Seattle Fair Scheduling

New legislation requires employers to provide predictable schedules for Seattle retail and fast food employees.

09/21/2016

Employers Highlighted in Federal Child Support Newsletter

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PNN: OCSE newsletter

The integral role employers and payroll play in collecting child support was recently recognized by the OCSE.

09/08/2016

Could Fair Scheduling Legislation Be Coming to Seattle?

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PNN: Seattle Fair Scheduling

New proposal would require employers to provide predictable schedules for Seattle retail and fast food employees.

08/23/2016

Change in Child Support Admin Fee Headed to Pennsylvania

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PNN: PA Child Support Fees

A big headache could be headed to payroll professionals in Pennsylvania due to a change in the child support administrative fee.

08/09/2016

Ohio Requires School District Names, ID Numbers on W-2

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PNN: OH School ID - W2

There’s a new Forms W-2 requirement for payroll professionals who pay employees in Ohio.

04/13/2016

Paid Family Leave Enacted in New York - San Francisco Next?

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PNN: NY SF Family Leave

New York enacts paid family leave program; San Francisco program likely to be enacted soon.

03/30/2016

Paid Family Leave - Will New York Be Next?

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PNN: NY Paid Family Leave Proposed

New York legislature is considering a bill that would create a paid family leave program.

03/14/2016

Big Changes Coming to Oregon, Vermont

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PNN: Sick Leave OR VT

Minimum wage and paid sick leave changes will begin July 1, 2016 in Oregon and January 1, 2017 in Vermont.

03/01/2016

Potential Changes to Oregon Minimum Wage Coming

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PNN: OR Minimum Wage

Oregon bill would create a tiered minimum wage system in the state.

02/19/2016

New Retirement Savings Plan in NJ Could Impact Payroll

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PNN: NJ Retirement Plan

New Jersey law will help small employers offer employees access to retirement savings.

02/03/2016

New Year, New Withholding Tax in Alaska?

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PNN: Alaska Tax Increase

Alaska governor proposes state income tax to combat deficit - would require employer withholding.