Speaker Profile: Mark Schwartz

Mark Schwartz

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. Mark has 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.

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By: Mark Schwartz

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Understanding Payroll Deductions in 2018: What can and cannot be Deducted from an Employees Wages

Understand what an employer needs to deduct and withhold from an employees wages in 2018. After calculating gross wages for an employee is accomplished, much more difficult decisions have to be ma…

Industry: Banking and Finance   Duration: 60 Minutes  

By: Mark Schwartz

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Establishing and Analyzing Payroll Benchmarks and Metrics

Discover the most effective way benchmarking metrics can help your business with its financial requirements. Due to the evolution of the payroll department, payroll professionals are finding thems…

Industry: Banking and Finance   Duration: 90 Minutes