Certificate of Completion
The Accounting - Payroll Certificate provides basic accounting skills and knowledge combined with specialized training in payroll, preparing the student for entry-level clerical positions within the payroll segment of accounting. Common duties performed include payroll tax reporting, payroll accounting systems maintenance, and posting payroll transactions to journals and ledgers.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, a student will:
- Identify payroll records required by the employer in preparation for filing tax forms for Social Security, federal and state income tax, state disability benefits, and federal and state unemployment.
- Calculate wages and withholding amounts in payroll problems.
- Assemble payroll record keeping requirements for employers under current state and federal laws.
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