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ACTG 180 Payroll Accounting

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Course Description

Payroll is one of the most important accounting functions. Learn how to calculate employee compensation (wages & tips), determine employer and employee tax deductions, prepare journal entries for general ledger posting, and file the required federal and state payroll forms. The historical events that occurred and resulted in current legislation and payroll tax laws are also covered.

Units: 1.5
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: ACTG 100 or ACTG 121 or equivalent
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU