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The Nuts and Bolts of Unemployment Insurance

The Nuts and Bolts of Unemployment Insurance
Product Code - PYAU01
Speaker(s): Debera Salam, CPP, Director of Payroll Information and Process Services for Ernst & Young LLP
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Unemployment insurance is one of the largest line items in the employment tax budget. When there are large shifts in unemployment costs, such as those that have occurred in recent years, everyone from internal auditors to potential investors ask tough questions.

The road to understanding unemployment insurance takes many twists and turns, and the markers that explain today's costs point to multiple internal and external drivers. To assist you and your company in steering essential discussions about unemployment insurance costs, both past and future, this webinar will offer answers to a number of questions related to unemployment insurance.

Join Debera Salam, CPP, Director of Payroll Information and Process Services for Ernst & Young LLP, as she discusses:

  • What factors led to the current unemployment insurance cost situation
  • How federal and state policies can affect the future cost picture
  • How businesses can forecast and manage future unemployment insurance cost trends
  • The implications of Illinois monthly wage reporting

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Debera Salam, CPP, Director of Payroll Information and Process Services for Ernst & Young LLP

Debera Salam
 is the Director of Payroll Information and Process Services for Ernst & Young LLP, where her experience in payroll research, process and audit, publishing and advocacy were applied in the development of Ernst & Young's Employment Tax Advisory Services strategic consulting approach. As a payroll compliance and process professional, Debera also functions as a subject matter leader on those projects that have a compliance and payroll audit focus, including systems implementations, process improvement, accounts payable interface evaluation for business, relocation and irregular compensation, and internal and external payroll audits. Her broad-based knowledge of all payroll compliance areas, including garnishments and wage-hour, coupled with her experience in federal and state lobbying initiatives, give her a unique ability to coordinate a diverse range of payroll consulting projects.

Among her many activities in the payroll industry, she is currently advisory board member for Research Institute of America's Payroll Guide, and acting advisory board member of the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers.

Now recognized as one of the leading professionals and authors on payroll, Debera isEditor-in-Chief of Ernst & Young's monthly journal, Payroll Perspectives and the Payroll Answer Book published by Wolters Klower-CCH Incorporated, is author of the widely-acclaimed, Principles of PayrollAdministration and the Payroll Practitioner's Compliance Handbook, published by Research Institute of America, and a two-volume payroll home study course for bookkeepers- Mastering Payroll, published by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers.

Debera is a certified payroll professional (CPP). She was named the 2004 Texas Payroll Professional of the Year and was selected for listing in the 2004 Who's Who in America. She was also listed in the American Payroll Association's Hall of Fame, Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in Finance and Industry, and Who's Who of Emerging American Leaders.