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Critical Update: Department of Labor Issues Final Overtime Regulations (OVER)

Thursday, October 27, 2016
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM (Eastern)

Mike Tucker, Ph.D., LL.M., J.D., CPA

Louis Federici

  • Format Webinar
  • Credits 1
  • Level Basic
  • Field of Study Taxes (1)


Please note: Your registration fee includes the webinar as well as a copy of Surgent’s 2016 DOL Overtime Rules and FLSA Regulation Changes Toolkit, a downloadable resource including detailed coverage of the regulatory changes, tips for analyzing specific employee situations and a step by step checklist for ensuring that your organization is compliant with the new rule. The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued final regulations that extend overtime pay to nearly five million additional workers effective December 1st, 2016. Assuming other criteria are met, the salary level to qualify as an exempt employee has been increased from $23,660.00 to $47,476.00. It is critical that business owners do not run afoul of these new rules and understand when and if they will be required to pay overtime pay to their employees. No tax professional can completely advise clients without knowing how these new rules work. Prepare now by attending this informative webinar.

Major Topics:

  • Introduction to The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • The overtime pay rate rule for non-exempt employees as set forth in the new regulations
  • The White Collar Exemption (ECP) from minimum wage and overtime pay  
  • The exemption for a “highly compensated employee”
  • Treatment of “comp time” under the new rules for State and Local Governments
  • Commonly misunderstood rules regarding overtime pay

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the final Fair Labor Standard Act relating to exempt vs. non-exempt employees and the changes in the minimum salary test for exempt employees

Who should take this course:

Practitioners with clients that are (or may be) impacted by the changes in the rules relating to required overtime pay for white collar employees

A basic understanding of the tax rules relating to the federal income tax







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