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Certified Payroll Administrator

Bundled Package: ID# 1000040
Price: $1,995.00
About This Course:
Become A Certified Payroll Professional With Our "Certified Payroll Administrator" Designation Course!

Among all the internal responsibilities of U.S. businesses, perhaps none is subject to as many governmental regulations and requirements as payroll.

Payroll professionals must deal on a daily basis with wage and hour, garnishment, travel, expense, cafeteria plan, retirement plan, fringe benefit, PTO, and numerous other benefits and compliance issues - including the numerous reporting forms and requirements.

What Are The Key Things You Learn From Becoming A Certified Payroll Administrator?

Becoming a Certified Payroll Administrator involves gaining expertise in various aspects of payroll administration, including laws, regulations, and best practices. Some key things you can learn from obtaining this certification include:

  • Understanding Payroll Rules And Regulations:
    Certified Payroll Administrators become well-versed in federal and state regulations governing payroll, such as tax withholding requirements, garnishments, deductions, reporting, and overtime regulations. They learn to navigate complex legal frameworks to ensure compliance.
  • Compliance With Relevant Laws And Regulations:
    Travel pay, fringe benefits, Inpat/Expat, garnishments, documentation, and various reporting requirements are just a few of the complex areas that you'll learn about and become proficient in.
  • Accurate Payroll Processing: Certified Payroll Administrators acquire knowledge of payroll processing procedures, including calculating wages, deductions, and benefits accurately. They understand different pay structures and how to handle various types of compensation.
  • Tax Compliance: Certified Payroll Administrators learn about tax laws related to payroll, including income tax withholding, Social Security, Medicare, and unemployment taxes. They understand how to calculate and remit these taxes to the appropriate authorities.
  • Record Keeping: Effective record-keeping is essential in payroll administration. Certified Payroll Administrators learn how to maintain accurate records of employee compensation, tax withholdings, and other payroll-related information.
  • Benefits Administration:
    Certified Payroll Administrators gain expertise in administering employee benefits such as health insurance, retirement plans, and flexible spending accounts. They understand the rules governing these benefits and how to ensure they are administered correctly.
Overall, becoming a Certified Payroll Administrator equips individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage payroll processes and ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Now you can get trained on these requirements, plus enhance your skills with our "Certified Payroll Administrator" designation, which includes separate modules for Wage & Hour, Paycheck Fundamentals, Operations, and Reporting.

Learning Objectives:

Our Certified Payroll Administrator training course covers all aspects of payroll, and includes training on how to:

  • Properly "classify" workerspayroll certification seal
  • Apply the various exemptions
  • Calculate gross pay and properly make deductions
  • Properly identify, pay, and withhold taxes for employees
  • Administer deferred compensation, cafeteria plan, sick pay, and other compensation
  • Handle stock options, expense reimbursements, relocation, and other "expenses"
  • Follow the proper policies, procedures, and documentation requirements for garnishments and levies
  • Properly complete and file all required reporting requirements
  • Correctly complete year end requirements and establish the year-beginning requirements
  • Implement and maintain audit, disaster recovery, and record retention processes and procedures
Earn a Payroll Certification!

And don't forget: upon completion of the Training portion of your Program, you can test for "Certification". Certification helps provide confidence to Managers that the person handling Payroll has a good understanding of the complex requirements necessary for proper compliance.

Program Demo: How The Certified Payroll Administrator Training & Certification Program Works

Our Payroll Certification Program includes training that meets instructional design requirements. Namely, each Lesson starts with a Lesson Goals page that outlines the key items that will be taught in that Lesson, followed by multiple pages of training, and concluding with End Of Lesson Quizzes that test against the lesson goals. Read further for visuals and further explanations.

Lesson Goals

Each self-paced Payroll Certification Program is delivered right to your desktop at the time you choose, and is loaded with information, examples, administrative tips, and interactive questions to help you understand and comply with Federally-mandated rules and regulations. You'll learn proactive design and administrative options, as well as key compliance processes and procedures to help reduce costs and health care claims, staring with a Lesson Goals page that tells you what you'll learn in that lesson.

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Great Content, Easy To Use Navigation, Plus Examples And Administrative Tips

Each of our Training & Certification Programs includes great training content, written in non-legal terms and supported with numerous tips, examples, and procedural recommendations. "Glossary" and "Help" buttons also are included, as well as a special "Bookmark" feature so you can save your place as needed.

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End Of Lesson Quiz

Lesson goals and learned content are tested through interactive questions during and at the end of each lesson. Answers to each question are provided right on that page to give you immediate feedback.

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Excerpts From The Certified Payroll Administrator Training & Certification Program

Click here to see some excerpts on topics such as Multi-State taxation, reconciling various forms, and recordkeeping requirements from this training course.

Besides great training, you also receive:

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  • Our award-winning training interface
  • One full year of access to content
  • FREE updates whenever the law changes
  • FREE testing to earn the "Certified Payroll Administrator" designation
  • FREE Management Interface for tracking employee progress, test scores, and any incorrectly answered test questions when you order for three or more individuals
  • 32 hours of SHRM and HRCI re-certification requirements
Don't wait, order today and earn your payroll certification!

Top FAQs

Yes. In many cases, state laws conflict with federal laws, so be sure to check both!
In addition to ensuring that employees are paid correctly and on time, "Payroll" has numerous time and reporting requirements. The primary payroll areas include paychecks, reporting, operations, and management.
Payroll is much more than just handing out paychecks, and includes a variety of responsibilities such as handling garnishments, travel pay, multi-state taxation, unclaimed paychecks, and much more in a timely and accurate fashion.
While many payroll-related regulations are federally-governed, there also are many state requirements, including those for handling garnishment, final paychecks, and unclaimed paychecks. Each state's requirements differ in the details, so be sure to check your state's requirements by clicking the applicable link(s) at the bottom of this page.
You report Social Security info on W-2, W-3, and 941
Maintaining accurate payroll records, such as hours worked, pay, and tips and tax amounts, obeying federal and state rules, and submitting required reports on a timely basis.
In business since the mid-1990's, we have over 25 years of experience delivering high-quality training content via seminar, webinar, online, and other formats. Each of our courses are delivered by an industry expert who will share his or her years of experience to help you be in compliance, smarter, and more productive, and almost all offer SHRM and HRCI credits.
Completing forms accurately, knowing when and where to file, and doing so on a timely basis.
Form 941 is used to report income taxes, Social Security tax, and Medicare taxes withheld from employee's paychecks.
Federal and state governments impose a variety or rules, regulations, and reporting requirements, so the hardest parts of payroll recordkeeping is knowing all of the rules, then complying - on a timely basis - with them!
There are several major and many minor requirements, some federal and some state specific.
You report bonuses as wages and as social security and Medicare wages on Forms W-2 and 941
Payroll Administrators must be able to:
  • Properly "classify" workers
  • Apply the various exemptions
  • Calculate gross pay and properly make deductions
  • Correctly identify, pay, and withhold taxes for employees
  • Administer deferred compensation, cafeteria plan, sick pay, and other compensation
  • Handle stock options, expense reimbursements, relocation, and other "expenses"
  • Follow the proper policies, procedures, and documentation requirements for garnishments and levies
  • Properly complete and file all required reporting requirements
  • Correctly complete year-end requirements and establish year-beginning requirements
  • Implement and maintain fraud, audit, disaster recovery, and record retention processes and procedures
You report Medicare taxes on Form W2
The Form W2 reports an employee's annual wages and the taxes withheld.
Time clocks, time sheets, and electronic methods are a couple ways to track hours worked.
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