Date:January 4, 2012
Contact:Media Relations @ (225) 342-3035

LWC Seminar Jan. 18 to Highlight Online Filing for Businesses
New reporting requirements in 2012 for employers with 100 or more employees

The Louisiana Workforce Commission will hold a seminar for employers on electronic filing of quarterly wage and tax reports on Jan. 18, 2012, from 10 a.m. - noon at the South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St., Lafayette.

The seminar, which is free of charge, will address the requirements and advantages of electronic filing of quarterly wage and tax reports. Informational packets will be handed out that detail step-by-step filing procedures.

By law, all businesses reporting 100 or more employees must file electronically after Jan. 31, 2012. Also by 2014, the electronic filing requirement will apply to all employers.

Business owners, HR professionals, CPAs, and others are encouraged to attend. RSVP for the seminar by Jan. 13, 2012, with the number of employees attending (limit of two) and include the company’s State ID number. For more information or to register, contact Stephen Harris, 225-342-1007,

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