• Program: Accounting Careers
  • Course: Payroll Accounting
  • Course #: ACCT1111
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides a background in federal wage laws, wage and salary calculations, federal and state payroll tax calculations, federal and state federal reporting requirements and accounting for the payroll process. It includes a payroll preparation and quarterly and annual reporting practice set.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify payroll laws that affect employers
List recordkeeping requirements
Identify the major provisions of FLSA
Compute hourly and overtime pay rates
Identify requirements for social security coverage
Compute federal tax withholding
Calculate FUTA and SUTA tax payments
Journalize payroll entries
Perform payroll procedures for a computerized payroll system

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  ACCT1000 or ACCT1102 or concurrent
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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