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Payroll Practice Essentials

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.

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2024 Pricing

$1,499.00 USD$1,649.00 USD$1,809.00 USD

Learning Objectives

  • Calculate gross to net pay
  • Recognize taxable vs. nontaxable fringe benefits
  • Withhold, deposit, and report federal employment taxes
  • Prepare and file Forms 941 and W-2
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Who Should Attend

Perfect for payroll practitioners in the early stages of their career and those preparing for the Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) exam.

Delivery Options

  • Nine-session Virtual Classroom
  • Three-day Interactive Virtual Sessions


Virtual Classroom
24PPE03V – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10/8, 10/9, 10/10, 10/15, 10/16, 10/17, 10/22, 10/23, 10/24
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: Nine
The virtual classroom uses an online training center. The course is presented in segments which cannot be purchased separately.

Interactive Virtual
24PPE04Z – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 8/12, 8/13, 8/14 CDT
24PPE05Z – Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9/11, 9/12, 9/13 CDT
24PPE06Z – Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 10/2, 10/3, 10/4 EDT
Schedule: Classroom opens: 8:15 a.m.
Class: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Interactive Virtual course uses Zoom. There will be morning and afternoon breaks and a lunch break.

Credit Information

Earn up to 18 Recertification Credit Hours (RCHs), 1.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), or 21.5 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. Delivery Method: Group Live or Group Internet-Based. Program Level: Overview. No advance preparation or prerequisites required. Fields of Study: Taxes=15.5, Business Law=4, Communication and Marketing=2

Event Policies

Please read our Event Policies regarding registration, transfers, substitutions, cancellations, refunds, Code of Conduct, Attendee Liability and Waiver of Claims, and consent to use your photograph and contact information.

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