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Intermediate Payroll for the Administrative Professional

  • AFSP
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • EA
  • HRCI
  • Tax Preparer
  • SHRM
  • CTEC
Payroll for the Administrative Professional CPE Course

1.5 Credits


Subject Area


Webinar Qualifies For

1 CPE credit of Taxes for all CPAs

1 CE credit of Federal Tax for Enrolled Agents ( IRS Approved : GEHNZ )

1 CE credit of Federal Tax Subjects for California Tax Professionals (CTEC Approved - 6273)

1 CE credit of Annual Filing Season program (AFSP)( IRS Approved : GEHNZ )

1.5 CPE credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)

1.5 PDC credit for SHRM Certified Professionals (Approval No. 21-6QYXN)

1 RCH credit for HRCI Certified Professionals (Approval No. 570110)

1 CE credit of Federal Tax for Oregon Tax Preparers

1 CE credit of Federal Tax for Maryland Tax Preparers

1.5 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

Course Description

Government agencies, including the Department of Labor and IRS, are increasing their enforcement and audits. Administrative professionals are often the ones who are tasked with completing payroll, keeping records, ensuring compliance, and responding to government investigations. This topic is intended to assist administrative professionals to help ensure compliance with payroll laws and be prepared in the event of a government review.

Paying employees is one of the most important parts of doing business.  Employees work to be paid so making sure they are paid timely and correctly is crucial to your business.

You may often have questions such as:

How do I calculate their pay?

How do I know how much to withhold?

How often do I pay?

Which taxes do I withhold?


Taxes are complex and making sure you are in compliance is very important. This is the money that you are withholding from an employee’s wages and there are serious consequences for not paying these taxes. Fines and penalties can be assessed for companies who fail to pay taxes properly to the extent that their business can be shut down.

Laws constantly change and keeping up on payroll laws can be daunting.  Attending this online CE course will give you the basic knowledge of how and what items you need to pay your employees, how to calculate their pay, what taxes to withhold, how to pay those taxes, and better knowledge of payroll in general to help keep you in compliance.  Details of how to calculate taxes and what reports are required will be discussed along with how often they must be paid.  Whether you are new to processing payroll taxes or you are the Owner trying to understand more about what you are paying you will want to attend to this CPE webinar for getting a better understanding of the ins and outs of payroll.

Major topics covered in this online CPE/CE webinar:


I.             Items needed to Process Payroll             

A.            W-4’s

B.            I-9

C.            Pay Information

D.            Time records for Hourly employees

E.            Information for Other Pay

F.            Deduction Information

II.            Payroll Calculations

A.            Calculating Hourly Pay

B.            Calculating Overtime

C.            Salary Payments

D.            Calculating deductions correctly

III.           Withholdings

A.            What Federal taxes need to be withheld

B.            What State tax withholding is required

C.            FICA/Medicare Tax withholding

D.            Is there any Local tax withholding

E.            What Employer Taxes are required

IV.          Payroll Tax Calculations

A.            How to calculate Federal tax withholding

B.            How to calculate State tax withholding

C.            How to calculate FICA/Medicare Tax withholding

D.            How to calculate Local tax withholding

E.            Employer Taxes

V.            Reporting of Withholding Taxes

A.            What forms to File

B.            How often do I withhold and pay

C.            Where/How do I make payments

D.            What reports must be filed

VI.          Deadlines/Penalties

A.            Deadlines for Tax Payments

B.            Penalties for Late Payments

C.            Penalties for Late Filing

Learning Objectives

  • To describe what forms are needed to process employee’s pay.
  • To determine how to calculate your employee’s pay.
  • To review what taxes must be withheld from employees.
  • To determine how and where to pay employee and employer taxes and the associated responsibilities.
  • To discuss deadlines for payment of taxes and fines and penalties that can be assessed.

Who Should Attend?

  • Annual Filing Season Program
  • California Registered Tax Professional
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Enrolled Agent
  • HR Professionals
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Maryland Tax Preparers
  • Oregon Tax Preparers
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner
  • Tax Accountant (Industry)
  • Tax Attorney
  • Tax Director (Industry)
  • Tax Firm
  • Tax Managers
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Tax Preparer
  • Tax Professionals
  • Tax Pros
  • Trust & Estate Tax Professional


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