This book shows the accountant how to improve the functions of the payroll department, enhancing efficiency and reducing error rates. Topics covered include:

  • time tracking,
  • payroll processing,
  • procedures,
  • controls, and
  • recordkeeping.

The book also addresses the United States payroll regulations and reporting requirements related to compensation, benefits, payroll taxes, and tax remittances.

It is updated annually for the latest payroll regulations. Payroll Management is ideal for anyone new to payroll, or who wants to enhance an existing system.

CPE Acceptance


CPE Course For:

CPAs in most states (chart)
Other Professionals (chart)

Not Valid For:

Tax Preparer

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Course Materials

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Fun CPE Course #: 105720
Materials: Separate book purchase
Format: Interactive self-study
Subject: Accounting
Exam questions:  Final-60 multiple choice
Passing score: 70% | Unlimited retakes
Prerequisites: None
Advance prep: None
Course level: Overview
Last reviewed/updated: 03/31/20
Expiration: One year from enrollment

Learning objectives

To understand the reasons for, and how to implement best practices concerning every phase of payroll activities:

  • Payroll Management
  • Definition of an Employee
  • Employee Time Tracking
  • Employee Compensation
  • Employee Benefits
  • Payroll Deductions
  • Payroll Taxes
  • Tax Remittances
  • Unemployment Taxes
  • Payments to Employees
  • Accounting for Payroll
  • Payroll Reports
  • Payroll Recordkeeping
  • Payroll Procedures
  • Payroll Controls
  • Payroll Measurements
  • The Outsourcing Option

You will also learn the work plans needed to implement each best practice and understand pitfalls to be avoided along the way.