Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP)

Payroll and Tax Fundamentals

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals


(64 reviews)

Beginner level

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5 hours to complete
3 weeks at 1 hour a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • The learner will explore fundamental aspects of payroll, including earnings, taxes, deductions and the significance of accurate personal information.

  • Explore other employee benefits and look at pay statement details and the W-2, enhancing the understanding of income reporting.

  • The importance of payroll date calculations and payment methods.

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There are 3 modules in this course

We’ll look at how evaluating whether you are a contractor, or an employee determines what forms you will need to get you on board at your new job. We’ll discuss minimum wage rate, overtime rules and the importance of the calendar when receiving payroll.

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10 videos4 readings5 quizzes3 assignments2 discussion prompts

This week, we’ll discuss different earning types, how gross pay is calculated with overtime and commission, and we’ll take a close look at payroll taxes and other elements impact deductions.

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7 videos5 readings9 quizzes3 assignments

Learn how to recognize the essential components on your pay statement so you know what you are being paid and what is being withheld from your pay. Then, it’s time to learn how these components are used to calculate your net pay and how those amounts are reflected on your annual statement.

What's included

6 videos2 readings5 quizzes2 assignments1 discussion prompt


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