2023-2024 College Catalog 
    Oct 03, 2023  
2023-2024 College Catalog

ACC 204 - National Payroll Certification Review

Credits: 3
Lab/Lecture: Three lecture.

A comprehensive review of the laws and regulations pertaining to the payroll industry and standards of compliance with the Internal Revenue Service Code as they pertain to payroll.  Minimum standards of competency in all aspects of Payroll and Payroll management will be applied to problem solving and the preparation of payroll tax forms.  Can be used for continuing professional education.
Course Outcomes:
Students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate competency in payroll tax legislation as it applies to payroll tax preparation;
  2. demonstrate problem solving techniques;
  3. apply hands-on practice using core payroll principles and procedures for calculating paychecks;
  4. demonstrate competency in payroll taxes and the preparation of the employer’s quarterly and year-end tax returns and reports;
  5. demonstrate knowledge of tax planning procedures;                    
  6. demonstrate competency in compliance, payroll processes and systems;
  7. demonstrate competency in accounting, management, customer service, ethics and industry best practices