RECORDED TRAINING COURSE                                    1 CEUs HRCI Approved

The COVID – 19 Pandemic has put employee health and wellbeing at the forefront of human resource management. Although Government has been, and is expected to be understanding in this matter, this is not a time where all missteps in human resource and payroll management will be forgiven. SO if you don’t use those overpriced third party payroll processors, it’s all on you. 

The DOL, USCIS, IRS and other agencies have issued reports and reminders about conducting payroll operations during this anxious time. Join Mark for this webinar to learn how to educate your workforce, manage both the closure or continuance of your operations, guide management and your workforce in using resources available, and keeping payroll running as smoothly as you already do.

Learning Objectives:

  • Where the DOL and other agencies are granting forgiveness and aid, and where they are not.
  • Resources offered by the Federal and State Governments.
  • Handling Termination pay if necessary.
  • Remotely managing your workforce.
  • I9 and immigration issues

Session Highlights:

  • When working from home, what to do if that home is in a different state than the worksite.
  • Under what circumstances can you convert workers to independent contractor status.
  • When it is ok to require workers to stay home. When it is ok to lay them off.
  • Remote I9 process for new hires.
  • Regulations on keeping a workplace safe from communicable diseases. 
  • Details of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the Payroll Protection Program and other relief efforts.
  • Effects on payroll and benefits. 
  • Current news on immigration and use of foreign workers

Who Should Attend:

  • Payroll tax managers
  • Payroll managers and staff
  • Accountants 
  • Payroll Processors
  • Payroll Administrators
  • HR Professionals
  • CFO 
  • Finance Professional

**Recorded Version: Unlimited viewing for 365 days ( Access information will be emailed 36 hours after the completion of live webinar).


Mark Schwartz is an employment tax specialist and has over 15 years of employment tax experience as an independent consultant and as a payroll tax auditor with the State of California. He has managed an audit caseload of 20 ongoing audits, from small home-based businesses to large multi-national corporations. He is expert at defining regulatory and statutory requirements from local, State and Federal government agencies; and helping the average businessperson understand what that mean to their business. He has processed weekly and bi-weekly payroll checks plus tax forms for businesses with hourly as well as exempt workers, multistate operations and a wide variety of benefits.

Mr. Schwartz provides consulting services encompassing payroll processing and payroll tax issues. These include payroll tax minimization, payroll tax compliance reviews, independent contractor studies, use of electronic transfers, deductions, benefits, etc. Markhas represented both clients and the State in front of the State Appeals Board. He understands the complexities of local wage laws, unemployment and disability claims, and other wage and benefit issues affecting your employees.

Mark prides himself on his outstanding customer service skills. He listens attentively to his clientele, helping them bridge the gap between the small business world and Government bureaucracy. He eagerly assists with clients needs, and feels that educating clients toward faster, accurate and more complete payroll processes provides the most value.

Mark is a participating member of the American Payroll Association. He earned his BA and MBA in Finance at Santa Clara University. He has held Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Investment and Derivatives Auditor Credentials. Mark is currently pursuing a Certified Payroll Fundamentals Credential with the American Payroll Association.


The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

Credits: 1 CEUs