FAQ's

Payroll Clients

Taxes & Fringes

Q1: What are employer fringe rates?

Q2: Which states have the best tax incentives for 2011?

Q3: Can we obtain copies of your tax documents for employees paid by your payroll company?

Q4: What is the OASDI fringe or payroll deduction?

Q5: What are the Federal ID numbers for your payroll companies?

Q6: What type of paperwork is required for non-resident aliens?

Q7: Do you issue tax documents to Corporations or Limited Liability Company's?  If not, why not?

Q8: Who should I speak to about contributions to a particular Union or Guild?



Q1
What are employer fringe rates?
A1
FICA is 7.65% of Gross.  FUI is 0.8% of Gross.  SUI depends on the work state. Workers’ Comp depends on resident state. Handling Fee is negotiated between sales and production. Pension contributions depend on the local, union, or guild.
Q2
Which states have the best tax incentives for 2011?
A2
Look up all the current state tax incentives and compare them side-by-side using our Incentives program. You can also consult our Client Services Department to find out more on tax incentives, and how you can save. Please contact Client Services at 866-429-9316.
Q3
Can we obtain copies of your tax documents for employees paid by your payroll company?
A3
We do not under any circumstance provide copies of our tax returns.  We can, however, provide other reports that may assist, such as summary earnings reports, ad hoc reports and W-2 extracts.
Q4
What is the OASDI fringe or payroll deduction?
A4
OASDI stands for Old Age, Survivor and Disability Insurance, also know as Social Security.
Q5
What are the Federal ID numbers for your payroll companies?
A5
Download Federal ID numbers. To download Click Here.
Q6
What type of paperwork is required for non-resident aliens?
A6
It depends on the type of employee (individual, corporation, etc). The link to the IRS Website for Non-Resident Alien Forms is Here. The paperwork should be filled out on a case-by-case basis depending of the status of the employee.
Q7
Do you issue tax documents to Corporations or Limited Liability Company's?  If not, why not?
A7
We do not issue W-2 Forms for Corporations or Limited Liability Company’s. Tax Reporting for Corporations and Limited Liability Company’s are their own responsibility. We can provide them with a Detailed Payroll Journal or Summary Earnings Report upon request.
Q8
Who should I speak to about contributions to a particular Union or Guild?
A8
Please call the Pensions Department at 310-471-9332 regarding the following Union Locals and Guilds: AFTRA, SAG, Local 2, Local 16, Local 41, Local 42, Local 51, Local 59, Local 67, Local 151, Local 134, Local 321, Local 355, Local 488, Local 490, Local 491, Local 492 IBT, Local 492, Local 493, Local 495, Local 554, Local 560, Local 566, Local 592, Local 600, Local 611, Local 624 IBT, Local 631 IBT, Local 631, Local 632, Local 633, Local 638, Local 639, Local 645, Local 665, Local 714, Local 720 STD, Local 720 IBT, Local 727, Local 727 IBT, Local 771, Local 780, Local 817, Local 873, Local 891, Local 921, Local 927, Local 996, Local 387.

Please call the Pensions Department at 310-471-9345 regarding the following Union Locals and Guilds: MPIPHP, EUE Screen, Local 01, Local 5, Local 11, Local 13, Local 17, Local 18, Local 22, Local 26, Local 28, Local 33, Local 38/812, Local 62, Local 70, Local 71, Local 100, Local 107, Local 112, Local 152, Local 161 for IA, Local 174 IBT, Local 174, Local 205, Local 209, Local 251, Local 336, Local 339, Local 390, Local 391, Local 442, Local 476, Local 478, Local 479, Local 487, Local 494, Local 568, Local 534, Local 614, Local 657, Local 690, Local 745, Local 764, Local 768, Local 769, Local 769 IBT, Local 807, Local 886.

Please call the Pensions Department at 310-440-9684 regarding the following Union Locals and Guilds: WGA, DGA, AICP H/W, Actors Equity, Local 4, 401K Contributions, Local 06, Local 07, Local 7 UBC, Local 08, Local 23, Local 25, Local 30, Local 50 for IA, Local 52, Local 61, Local 69, Local 74, Local 85, Local IBT 90, Local 99, Local 104, Local 122, Local 127, Local 153, Local 158, Local 195, Local 204, Local 270, Local 306, Local 327, Local 337, Local 340, Local 363, Local 385, Local 477, Local 480, Local 481, Local 484, Local 485, Local 500, Local 504, Local 509, Local 538, Local 707, Local 784, Local 798, Local 803, Local 829, Local 829E, Local 831, Local 918.








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