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Employment Tax Basics

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover how employment taxes are defined, as well as what they are comprised of
  • Understand the filing, withholding, and payment requirements employers must follow
  • Learn about the compliance issues and concerns the IRS has with employment tax
  • Discover newly announced IRS efforts starting in 2017 regarding employment tax issues
  • Understand the issues that employers face with unfiled or unpaid employment taxes


Course Overview

Course Details
  • Level: Beginner
  • Cost: Free
  • Field of Study: Taxes
  • Advanced Prep: None
  • Credit Type: CE & CPE
  • Credit Hours: 1
Course Description

There’s no doubt, taxes are complex. Do you fully understand how to file employment taxes for businesses? Do you need to learn the basics about business taxes for the self-employed? Canopy’s Employment Tax Basics course is your one-stop guide to employer’s tax.

DID YOU KNOW? The U.S. faces a $458 Billion tax gap.

There is a significant difference between the amount of taxes people and businesses are required to pay and the amount they actually pay on time. More than 70% of all revenues are collected by the treasury and the IRS is focused on closing the tax gap. They have issued new directives to pursue many employers at a pace we have not seen before in recent history.

In order to keep your client out of trouble in this arena, it is imperative that you understand what employment taxes are comprised of, how they are to be filed and paid, and what compliance issues can get your client into trouble. If you don’t understand the rules properly, you can inadvertently be getting your client into trouble without knowing it.  But if you master the rules, you can act as each employer’s tax guide, helping them stay on the right side of the law.


In this course, learn all you need to know about:

  • Employment taxes
  • The requirements for payment and filing employers must follow
  • Compliance efforts and issues that employers may face
  • Strategies to help employers resolve those issues
  • Current IRS efforts
  • And more

Enroll now in the Employment Tax Basics Course!


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