Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP)
Getting Started with U.S. Payroll Fundamentals
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP)

Getting Started with U.S. Payroll Fundamentals

This course is part of ADP Entry-Level Payroll Specialist Professional Certificate

Taught in English

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

11 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Examine payroll-related dates, pay frequencies, and their impact on employee compensation.

  • Analyze gross wages, pay statement details, common earnings, benefits, and retirement deductions.

  • Examine the workweek, overtime calculations, white-collar exemptions, and methods for computing overtime pay according to the FSLA.

  • Integrate the various components to accurately determine gross pay for employees.

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June 2024

Assessments

14 assignments

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

11 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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This course is part of the ADP Entry-Level Payroll Specialist Professional Certificate
When you enroll in this course, you'll also be enrolled in this Professional Certificate.
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There are 3 modules in this course

This module will explore the fundamental relationship between employee and employer and walk you through the considerations needed when hiring an employee.

What's included

10 videos5 readings4 assignments1 discussion prompt

In this module you will take a deep dive into paychecks and the variables that determine their value. You will also learn the how employers determine when and how to pay their employees.

What's included

14 videos5 readings4 assignments1 discussion prompt

This module provides an essential understanding of the FLSA and lays out best practices for accurately paying employees their due overtime wages.

What's included

7 videos8 readings6 assignments1 discussion prompt

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