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This course will focus on all aspects of the payroll process.  Topics covered will include Fair Labor Standards Act, new employee documentation, compensation calculation through the W-2 process, benefits including insurance and pensions, payroll taxes and remittances, payroll deductions, reporting and recording payroll, internal controls related to payroll, and payroll resources.

Course Outline

Please note there are three methods to register for this course. Click the Single Registration button to register and pay online. You may also mail in a registration form with a check, click here for local government, and click here for state government. Finally, you can also request to be invoiced. To request an invoice, click the Single Registration button, and then select Checkout. Log in with your account information. Under payment method, select "Request for Invoice." Once you click this option, you must then select "Company Invoice" under Choose Payment Method. You will receive an email with the invoice attached.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant should be able to

  • discuss the Fair Labor Standards Act and its role in government payroll issues
  • recall the steps involved in the payroll process
  • discuss how to document payroll changes
  • discuss insurance benefits, pension plan benefits, sick/disability pay, and workers’ compensation benefits
  • recognize different components of the federal and state unemployment tax programs
  • recall the objectives for payroll
  • define segregation of duties

Notes

Credits: Participants will earn 7.2 CPE, .6 CEU, 6 Contact Hours

Attendance Policy: Our classroom training requires attendance during all parts of the instructional program. Instructors are required to take attendance and cannot approve student absences during class time. Please carefully consider your schedule when selecting class dates.

Field of Study: Finance - Technical

Who Should Attend? This course is for local and state government accounting and financial reporting professionals and others responsible for oversight and administration of a local or state government’s finances.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based

 

University of Georgia, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: https://www.nasbaregistry.org

Contact: For more information regarding refunds, concerns, and program cancellation policies, please contact Michele Jurkiewicz, mjurkiew@uga.edu.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Payroll Administration - Local Government
Type
Group Internet Based
Days
Th
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
May 12, 2022
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Carl Vinson Institute of Government Locations
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration non-credit $219.00
Section Notes

Mail-In Registration Form

$35 fee for all cancellations, transfers and substitutions will be charged. No refund (100% service charge) if cancelled less than one day before the session start date.

Section Title
Payroll Administration - State Government
Type
Group Internet Based
Days
Th
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
May 12, 2022
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Carl Vinson Institute of Government Locations
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration non-credit $219.00
Section Notes

Mail-In Registration Form

$35 fee for all cancellations, transfers and substitutions will be charged. No refund (100% service charge) if cancelled less than one day before the session start date.

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