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Ins and Outs of U.S. Payroll Requirements

Ins and Outs of U.S. Payroll Requirements 

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

3:00-4:00pm GMT

UK companies conducting business in the U.S. face a plethora of compliance issues involving business registration, employment, taxation and withholding. Our focus this quarter is on providing a foundational knowledge of payroll implications, definitions and necessary considerations to operate effectively and legally in the U.S. 

Rob Whittall, managing partner of Dyke Yaxley LLC, will moderate a discussion with Keith McLeod, Senior Advisor for Heartland Payroll, to share payroll insights and examples that will paint a clearer understanding of this intricate tax topic. Topics include: 


  • Defining terms like FUTA and FICA and outlining requirements for federal, state and local taxes 
  • Explaining how to obtain withholding accounts and maintain compliance with different agencies 
  • Providing comparisons to equivalent UK taxes

Speaker bios: 
With two years of experience at Heartland Payroll and more than seven years selling outsourced payroll processing and human resources, Keith McLeod has assisted in setting up over 300 clients throughout the U.S. Heartland Payroll is a publicly traded Fortune 100 company with more than 40,000 payroll clients throughout the U.S. The company’s services include outsourced payroll and human resource compliance. Heartland Payroll prides itself on being transparent with its clients while maintaining the highest level of customer service in the industry. 

Rob Whittall applies a unique cross-border perspective as he understands first-hand the differences between US and UK tax laws, the underlying cultural nuances, and how to approach each issue from a holistic operational and financial management perspective. With offices on both sides of the Atlantic, located in the US and the UK, Dyke Yaxley LLC is uniquely positioned to understand the opportunities, challenges and rising costs facing companies with international operations, as well as the complexity of planning and preparing taxes for individuals living and working abroad.

To listen to a recording of the program, click here.

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