Education & Certification


Advanced Payroll Concepts

Payroll Practice Essentials

Program Overview

Payroll Practice Essentials is the first step in the Progression Series. Acquire the payroll knowledge, skills, and abilities required to produce accurate paychecks and ensure payroll compliance. This course teaches fundamental pay calculations through hands-on exercises, then moves on to more complex concepts and calculations.

2023 Program Brochure

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2023 Pricing


Learning Objectives

  • Apply the DOL white collar exemption tests
  • Report offers of health coverage on Forms 1094-C and 1095-C
  • Report and tax expatriate and nonresident alien employees
  • Tax and report stock options
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Who Should Attend

Ideal for payroll managers, supervisors, systems support professionals, and tax professionals and those preparing for the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) exam.

Delivery Options

 • Six-session Virtual Classroom
 • Two-day Interactive Virtual


Virtual Classroom
23APC02V – Wednesday, Thursday, 9/20, 9/21, 9/27, 9/28, 10/4, 10/5
Schedule: Classroom opens: 2:45 p.m. EDT
Class: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EDT
Duration: Two hours with a five-minute break
Number of Class Sessions: Six
The virtual classroom will use an online training center. The course will be presented in segments which cannot be purchased separately.

Interactive Virtual
23APC01Z – Wednesday, Thursday, 8/9, 8/10
Schedule: Classroom opens: 8:15 a.m. PDT
Class: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PDT
The Interactive Virtual course uses Zoom. There will be morning and afternoon breaks and a lunch break.

Credit Information

Earn up to 12 Recertification Credit Hours (RCHs), 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), or 12 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based. Program Level: Overview. No prerequisites or advance preparation required. Fields of Study: Taxes=7.0, Business Law=3.5, Communication and Marketing=1.5

Event Policies and Health and Safety Procedures

Please read our Event Policies regarding registration, transfers, substitutions, cancellations, refunds, travel arrangements, and consent to use your photograph and contact information, and our Health and Safety Policies (note: as of January 2023, proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test is no longer required for entry to in-person events).

Please be sure to verify your session before purchasing.
A $55 administrative fee will be assessed for each transfer/substitution.