Jamie K. Moon Presents “I-9 and W-4 Fraud: Employer’s Best Practices” to the Mountain States Payroll Professionals

Moffatt Thomas attorney Jamie K. Moon presented “I‑9 and W-4 Fraud:  Employer’s Best Practices” to the Mountain States Payroll Professionals at Scentsy Headquarters on June 8, 2017.  The presentation covered a comprehensive look into employer responsibilities related to invalid W4’s and I‑9’s, and necessary measures employers must take to prevent being penalized for fraudulent and prudent practices related to W‑4 and I‑9 tax forms.  The event was attended by representatives from some of the most distinguished businesses across the Treasure Valley, including Boise State University, Idaho Power, Northwest Nazarene University, Norco, Petra, Scentsy, and US Ecology.

Mountain States Payroll Professionals is an official chapter of the American Payroll Association that services payroll, human resources, benefits, and finance professionals in the greater Treasure Valley area.

The American Payroll Association (APA) was established in 1982 as an association dedicated to fostering educational growth and expanding the skill level of payroll professionals by providing educational training tools and mutual support to its nationwide membership of over 20,000.  The APA acts as the collective voice of its members and the industry in Washington D.C.  Derivative of the APA’s vision statement, the association strives “to create opportunities and forge a community by providing the education, skills, and resources necessary for payroll professionals to become successful leaders and strategic partners within their organizations.”  The association offers in-person payroll training conferences and seminars in many locations across the country.  The APA also publishes and maintains a complete library of professional publications, including various resource scripts and newsletters.

Jamie K MoonJamie K. Moon is an associate attorney in the Boise office of the Idaho law firm Moffatt Thomas.  Ms. Moon focuses her practice in the area of workers’ compensation for employers, commercial litigation, and employment law.  Ms. Moon earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lewis and Clark College, and her Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from the Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon.  While attending law school, Ms. Moon was Editor-in-Chief of Willamette Law Online, as well as the Source and Cite Editor of the Environmental Law Journal.


Ms. Moon is a member of the Human Resources Association of Treasure Valley (HRATV), and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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