Payroll Practice and Management

If you want to become a payroll specialist or update your skills, take the Payroll Practice and Management Online Training Program.
Temecula, CA P.O. Box 760,, Temecula, CA 92593
(951) 9723600

Course at a Glance

Mode of learning : Online - Instructor Lead(LVC)

Domain / Subject : Business & Management

Function : General

Trainer name : Mindy Harada, Laurie M. Fagundes

Duration : 80 Hours

Difficulty : Medium

Payroll Practice and Management

If you want to become a payroll specialist or update your skills, take the Payroll Practice and Management Online Training Program. The program will provide the training you need, and it will also help prepare you for the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) test given by the American Payroll Association. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.


Upon successful completion of this program, you'll:

  • Understand the requirements of classifying employees under the IRC and classifying employees as exempt under the FLSA
  • Gain knowledge of federal taxation regulations pertaining to payroll
  • Gain experience in reading and understanding IRS tax requirements, their interpretation, and application
  • Learn federal and state tax deposit requirements and understand multistate taxation
  • Know how to complete and process Form W-4
  • Gain knowledge in pay periods and their affect on taxation
  • Understand the basics of fringe benefits, including qualified and nonqualified deferred compensation, third-party sick pay, relocation, and personal use of a company vehicle
  • Become familiar with what taxes expatriates and nonresident aliens are subject to
  • Understand the basics of organizing a year-end season in a payroll department
  • Gain knowledge in writing payroll procedures and manuals and managing payroll staff


This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection, e-mail account and Microsoft Word (for assignment submissions). We recommend that you use the latest version of Internet Explorer in place of other Web browsers. Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program. The materials for this program are all available online.


To enroll in this program, you should be proficient in keyboarding, have a basic understanding of a word-processing computer program (Microsoft Word is recommended), and have a command of English grammar and punctuation. No payroll or office work experience is required.

If you're interested in learning the skills to become a payroll professional, or if you'd like to update your knowledge in the field, this program is for you.

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace.

Wage and Hour Law

  • Introduction to the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Classification of Workers
  • White Collar Exemptions
  • Calculating Gross Pay
  • Other FLSA Requirements
  • Specialized Payrolls, Employees, or Regulations

Taxation and Compensation

  • Federal Payroll Taxes
  • State Payroll Taxes
  • Multistate Taxation
  • Employee Withholding Allowance Certificate
  • Wages and Compensation
  • Supplemental Wages and Pay Periods
  • Special Compensation and Wages
  • Reporting

Fringe Benefits, Compensation, and Taxation

  • Deferred Compensation
  • Section 125 Plans
  • Section 129 Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Third-party Sick Pay
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Personal Use of a Company Vehicle
  • Relocation
  • Incentive Stock Options
  • Nonqualified Stock Options
  • Employee Stock Option Plans
  • Nonqualified Deferred Comp Plans
  • Expatriate Employees
  • Resident and Nonresident Aliens

Payroll Management and Year-end Reporting

  • Payroll Procedures
  • Manual Check Policy
  • Staff Training
  • Internet Resources
  • Dealing With the IRS
  • Garnishments and Levies
  • Record Retention
  • Direct Deposit
  • Earned Income Credit
  • Year-end Form Review
  • Submission of Forms W-2
  • Preparing For Year End 


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