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This course introduces federal payroll accounting functions to students including:

  • Paying wages, withholding depositing and reporting taxes, and the preparation of financial forms
  • Understanding basic reporting of wages and taxes for Forms 940, 941,944, 945, W-2, W-3, and 1099.
  • Making journal entries for the payroll distribution, payroll-related expenses, payroll liabilities, and the remittance of employer taxes
 Through learning exercises, the goal of the course is for students to achieve a proficient understanding of the key elements of payroll accounting which can be successfully applied in a business setting.
 
The Mastering Payroll text published by the American Institute of Profession Bookkeepers (AIPB) will be used for this course. It must be purchased directly from
http://bookstore.aipb.org/  before the start date of the course.
 
Students achieving the minimum required grade on the course final examination are eligible to receive a certificate of course completion from the American Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (AIPB).  This AIPB certificate represents achievement of one of the steps for designation as a Certified Bookkeeper.

 

Note: Basic computer skills, including proficient use of word processing and spreadsheets are required. Knowledge of basic accounting is a prerequisite for this course.

Course Number: BUSA-40918
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)