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Payroll Tax Accounting

This course is designed for those students seeking immediate employment as payroll clerks. The course will cover fundamental principles of payroll tax law as defined by Federal, State, and local government. It will also include discussion of Social Security, Federal and State income taxes, Federal and State Unemployment Insurance, Workmans Compensation Insurance, and journal entries to record payroll information. It also includes personnel records requirements, data processing, and payroll systems. It is intended to provide the business students with a working knowledge of current tax laws and practical application. Students gain experience in input, processing, and reporting of payroll tax-related transactions and events within the context of both manual and computerized payroll systems.For Fall 2020 – *This class will be taught 100% virtually. To participate virtually, you will need a personal computer, laptop or tablet and internet access.