Payroll Practice and Management

Career Training Program
Program Code: GES409
Hours: 80


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 effect 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