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WHEREAS, the week in which Labor Day falls is an opportunity to raise awareness and pay tribute to more than 150 million people who work in the United States and the payroll professionals who support the American system by paying wages, reporting worker earnings and withholding federal employment taxes; and

WHEREAS, payroll professionals in the Silver State play a key role in maintaining the economic health of Nevada, carrying out tasks such as paying into the unemployment insurance system, providing information for child support enforcement, and carrying out tax withholding, reporting and depositing; and

WHEREAS, payroll departments collectively spend more than $2.2 trillion annually complying with federal and state wage and tax laws according to the American Payroll Association; and

WHEREAS, payroll professionals play an important role ensuring the economic security of American families by helping to identify noncustodial parents and making sure they comply with their child support mandates; and

WHEREAS, payroll professionals have become increasingly proactive in educating both the business community and the public about the payroll tax withholding systems; and

WHEREAS, payroll professionals meet regularly with federal and state tax officials to discuss both improving compliance with government procedures as well as how compliance can be achieved at less cost to both government and businesses;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  September 4 - 8, 2017 as

 Payroll Week in Nevada

 

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