Year-End Planning & Beyond: Payroll, HCM and Benefits Webinar Series Recap

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Human Capital Management-related rules and regulations are constantly changing; and especially so in 2020 and 2021 due to legislation passed in response to COVID-19. It can be challenging to remain abreast of these changes in addition to routine compliance and other complicated HR and payroll tasks. 

View our three-part webinar series recordings, where Sikich’s experts covered retirement plan benefits, year-end payroll processes, how the HR landscape evolved in 2020 and what employers can expect for 2021.


Retirement plan experts Lara Stanton and Dana Howell provide practical tools, tips and best practices to help mitigate risks when administering your retirement plans. They go over everything from identifying and monitoring service providers to overseeing responsibilities for the Plan. They also cover how to best implement internal controls to ensure transactions are processed in accordance with the plan’s provisions and regulatory requirements. 


Download Sikich’s Employee Benefit Plan Brochure. 


Our senior payroll consultants walk through all the important procedures involved with processing your year-end payroll. They discuss the new W-4 Form and its effects on both employers and employees, as well as changes to Form 941 and how to adapt to COVID-19 reporting. They also cover W-2 reporting and what needs to go in each box to ensure everything balances. 

additional resources:

  • Download the Year-End Checklist. 
  • Download the 941 Reconciliation excel spreadsheet. 


Jenny Andrews, Managing Director, takes a deep dive into the HR landscape in 2020 (both pre-COVID and during COVID), and offers insights on the challenges HR and Payroll professionals may face in 2021. Jenny also discusses common concerns on new compliance requirements and best practices for satisfying them within your organization.


Download our Human Capital Management & Payroll Services overview.

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