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Payroll Decision Support Network

Product Code: HRRC06A
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What this service is:

Payroll Decision Support Network is a membership-based service that combines custom research, live and archived webinars, strategic white papers, research reports, and a subscription to Bloomberg BNA's Payroll Library. This service provides an integrated approach that supports and complements the entire payroll department. Get vital support, training, and answers relevant to your entire department—without leaving your office.


  • Custom research. Count on Bloomberg BNA for the right answer. As a member, you receive 12 custom research answers, on average, one per month. You’re guaranteed your answer within five business days. You will also see other customer Q&A’s.
  • Payroll Library. The most complete resource information available for payroll professionals, the Library provides guidance and regular updates in every area of payroll administration and compliance.
  • Webinars. You’ll receive unlimited access to past and present Bloomberg BNA Payroll webinars. There are approximately 24 live conferences per year, all of which are uploaded to our archive. APA RCH Credits available!  
  • Strategic White Papers You’ll get regular strategic white papers to help you with the kind of in-depth, single issue focus you need for strategic planning and effective management. Your feedback, and suggestions from other members, will drive the selection of hot topics.
  • News. Weekly reports on the latest developments affecting payroll departments. E-mail and Web bulletins alert you to late breaking federal and state payroll rules and regulations.
  • Benchmarking Studies. Payroll Benchmarks and Analysis Report, and other upcoming reports, will be available to members via PDF.

What it helps you do:

  • Specifically helps payroll leaders and their staffs get fast, reliable payroll answers so that they can make smart decisions.
  • Provides vital support and responsiveness, targeted training, and the business tools that enhance the abilities of the entire payroll department to provide effective strategic guidance to your organization.
  • Offers custom research answers to your research questions, tailored to your company’s needs.
  • Helps you plan more strategically.
  • Answers pressing questions you and your department face every day.
  • Provides research into best practices.
  • Trains payroll staff on latest payroll practices.
  • Benchmarks your achievements against those of other companies.
  • Helps you keep up with the latest payroll developments that affect your organization.
Product Structure

Reference: analysis, guidance and primary source material

Notification: current reports providing news and developments

Audioconferences: live and via download

Formats and Frequency

Web notification Web reference material Payroll Library is updated regularly, includes notification and offers an e-mail update service; Custom Fast Answers are also updated regularly; Research white papers are 12 annually (Available exclusively via PDF download); Other components will be previewed off of a marketing demo site. E-mail Weekly frequency with PYLW internal registration. Monthly frequency of PYDSN service update emails to account contact.

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  • Achievement awards and prizes
  • Adoption assistance
  • Company cars and travel expenses
  • Computation of taxes
  • Employee records management
  • Employee/employment categories
  • Federal per diem rates for meals and lodging
  • Federal tax coverage rules
  • Federal tax returns and deposits
  • FICA and FUTA taxes
  • Garnishment and child support
  • Holidays and leave
  • Independent contractors  
  • Liability issues
  • Magnetic media/electronic filing
  • Medical savings accounts
  • Minimum wage and overtime rules
  • Multistate payroll functions
  • New hire reporting
  • Moving expense rules
  • Payroll practices and procedures
  • Reporting and deposit requirements
  • Social Security benefits
  • State disability insurance, laws, and taxes
  • Taxation of cafeteria and 401(k) plans
  • Unemployment insurance, laws, and taxes
  • Wage-payment and wage-deduction laws
  • Withholding of income taxes
  • Workers' compensation
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