Human Resources Training, payroll best practices

NY Payroll Update


Over the past several years, the state of New York has been emphasizing rather strongly on employers and laws that deal with employee-employer relationship. Wage and hour concerns and taxation, and even how the state wants employers to handle overpayments to employees have been some of the primary areas of its focus.

Complete awareness of these laws is essential for anyone who works in the state of New York or has a business there, since it is these laws that these businesses have to comply with. It is impossible to do business in New York successfully without sound knowledge of the laws pertaining to the employee-employer relationship, and in particular, the payroll aspect of it.

Want to gain this vital knowledge? Then, all that you need to do is enroll for a sixty-minute webinar that TrainHR, a leading provider of professional training for the human resources areas, is organizing on July 12. Dayna Reum, Payroll Tax Manager at PetSmart Inc., will be the speaker at this session. Please register for this webinar by visiting .

This webinar has been approved for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, PHRca, SPHR, GPHR, PHRi and SPHRi recertification through HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

Viewing this webinar, its entirety qualifies for a recertification credit hour that may be counted toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification from SHRM. Credit is awarded based on the actual educational time spent in the program.


This webinar will offer a review of all aspects of payroll for employers in the state of New York. The speaker will take up for discussion all the important topic of taxes, from state withholding to the Metro Commuter Tax. All the wage and hour rules, right from minimum wage to voting time requirements, will be covered. Another important section she will take up and clarify is the on the newly updated legislation concerning lawful deductions from pay.

Personnel who process payroll for employees in New York will find this webinar highly useful. These include Payroll Professionals, Tax Professionals, Accountants, Controllers, and Human Resource Professionals.

At this webinar, Dayna will cover the following areas:

  • Details of NY Wage and Hour Rules
  • Concerns Regarding Deductions of Wages and Overpayment Rules
  • Understanding State Tax Withholding Requirements and Reporting
  • NY Local Taxes, Disability Taxes and how to Handle
  • Wage Payment and Pay Card Legislation
  • Terminated Employee Concerns.


About the Speaker: Dayna has worked extensively on payroll related matters for over 15 years. Winner of several merit awards for Customer Service and Acquisitions and Divestitures, Dayna has also taught at the Metro Phoenix American Payroll Association meetings and at the Arizona State Payroll Conference on topics such as including Payroll Basics, Global/Cultural Awareness, Immigration Basics for the Payroll Professional, Multi-State and Local Taxation and Quality Control for Payroll, international and Canadian payroll. Besides her payroll accomplishments, Dayna is certified in HR hiring and firing practices and is a Six-Sigma Greenbelt.



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