Travel Pay in 2022: Handling it Correctly

Date: August 10, 2022
Time: 01:00 PM ET
Duration: 60 Minutes
Speaker: Dayna Reum
CEU Credits : 1.0 HRCI



Travel Pay can be confusing due to state and federal laws. But that’s not all; the rules also differ based on several other factors. For instance, there are different rules for employees traveling on a company vehicle or their private car, or if they traveling on an assignment, etc.

And there are waiting time, commuting time, on-call time that intersects with FLSA to make things more complex for payroll professionals. There are many intricacies and nuances of handling travel pay compliantly and mistakes can be costly.

This webinar will also include IRS regulations for a better understanding around taxable and non-taxable expenses. Plus, you will learn how to properly handle spousal travel and frequent flyer miles.


Session Highlights:

  • Gross Pay/Overtime Concerns
  • Defining “Hours Worked”
  • Preliminary and Postliminary Activities
  • “On-Call” Time
  • “On-Duty” Waiting Time
  • Training And Seminar Time
  • Travel Time
  • Taxation and Expense Concerns
  • IRS Travel Expense Concerns
  • Accountable and Non-accountable Expense plans
  • To better understand when and how you should pay employees when they travel for meetings and training
  • Details around special pay concerns such as call-in, waiting time and how to understand the definition of hours worked.
  • Taxation and travel expense concerns reviewed along with IRS rules


Why You Should Attend:

This webinar by payroll expert, Dayna Reum, CPP, FPC, will explain the various rules of travel pay in different circumstances when employees travel as part of their work. Dayna will cover all the DOL requirements for employees that travel, including not just travel pay for a single-day assignment but overnight stays, and take into consideration waiting time, meeting and training regulations.


Who Should Attend:

  • Payroll Professionals
  • Compensation Professionals
  • HR Professionals
  • Benefit Professionals


Dayna Reum

Dayna Reum ,CPP, FPC is currently the Director of Payroll Operations at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago . She has been heavily involved in the payroll field over 18+ years. Starting as a payroll clerk at a small Tucson company, She moved on to be a Payroll Team Leader at Honeywell Inc. During Dayna’s time at Honeywell she obtained her FPC (Fundamental Payroll Certification) through the American Payroll Association. She also received several merit awards for Customer Service and Acquisitions and Divestitures. Dayna is no stranger to teaching she has taught at the Metro Phoenix American Payroll Association meetings and at the Arizona State Payroll Conference. Topics including Payroll Basics, Global/Cultural Awareness, Immigration Basics for the Payroll Professional, Multi-State and Local Taxation and Quality Control for Payroll, international and Canadian payroll.
Dayna has her CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) through the APA. She also serves on the National American Payroll Association on the national Strategic Leadership Task Force, Government Affairs Task Force (PA Local tax subcommittee). Dayna has received a Citation of Merit for her service along with being a Gold Pin member of the APA. Besides her payroll accomplishments Dayna is certified in HR hiring and firing practices and is a Six-Sigma Greenbelt.


This webinar has been approved for 1.0 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®,SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).