Master the skills and understanding to calculate payroll, complete payroll taxes and prepare payroll records and reports with Bieg/Toland’s market-leading PAYROLL ACCOUNTING 2022. Updates provide the first-hand experience and foundation you need to work with the latest payroll laws and developments. You focus on practical applications rather than theory as you complete hands-on exercises, both manually and using Excel. Detailed examples and real business applications further demonstrate the importance of skills you are learning. Each example or illustration corresponds to a specific problem so you can easily follow the steps to solve the problem. An extensive final project lets you apply what you’ve learned as a payroll accountant. This edition also covers content needed for Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) from the American Payroll Association. CNOWv2 digital resources and videos are also available to strengthen your understanding and success in working with payroll accounting.
1. The Need For Payroll And Personal Records.
2. Computing Wages and Salaries.
3. Social Security Taxes.
4. Income Tax Withholding.
5. Unemployment Compensation Taxes.
6. Analyzing and Journalizing Payroll.
7. Payroll Project.
Appendix A: Payroll Accounting Online.
Tax Table A: Tables for Percentage Method Of Withholding.
Tax Table B: Wage-Bracket Income Tax Withholding.
Federal Payroll Taxes Calendar.
Appendix A: Excel Template Instructions For The Glo-Brite Payroll Project.
Online Appendix. Appendix B: Social Security Benefits.
Online Appendix: Appendix C. Unemployment Benefits.
Online-Only Document: Computerized Payroll Accounting User Guide.
Online-Only Document: Controlling Costs: Payroll, Benefits, and Taxes.
Bernard J. Bieg
After receiving his master's of business administration (M.B.A.) from the University of Notre Dame and passing the C.P.A. exam in the early 1970s, Bernard Bieg turned his attention toward a career in teaching. After teaching for 50 years at Bucks County Community College, he now enjoys his status as professor emeritus. During his teaching career, Professor Bieg taught the whole spectrum of accounting offerings, including payroll accounting. He maintained strong connections with today's business world by serving as an internal auditor for a local nonprofit organization. His association with this textbook began in 1977 as a co-author with one of the originators of this book, Bill Keeling.
Judith A. Toland
Judith Toland received her master's (M.A.) in education from Temple University in 2002, her bachelor's (B.A.) in business administration - accounting from Bloomsburg University in 1981, and her associate's degree (A.A.) from Bucks County Community College (BCCC) in business administration in 1979. Professor Toland has taught accounting courses, including payroll accounting, at BCCC since 1989 and is currently a professor in the business and innovation department. She earned the prestigious Certified Payroll Professional (C.P.P.) designation in 2011.
AUTOMATED GENERAL LEDGER PROBLEMS PROVIDE PRACTICE IN DIGITAL PAYROLL PROCESSING. This edition's updated Automated General Ledger Problems provide hands-on, real experience in processing payroll using computerized tools. Students maintain an employee database, process biweekly payrolls, and generate payroll entries and reports in a general ledger system, that is totally automated and graded in CNOWv2.
NUMEROUS, NOTABLE EXAMPLES IN EACH CHAPTER HELP CLARIFY AND ILLUSTRATE EVERY CONCEPT. Each problem now offers a corresponding example or illustration within the text that further explains or builds upon what students are learning, using a step-by-step approach.
THE LATEST UPDATES REFLECT UP-TO-THE-MINUTE CHANGES TO TODAY'S TAX LAWS. The authors continue to provide the latest tax changes and updates within this edition's website -- well after this edition goes to print. This timely information keeps you and your students up to date with the numerous and most recent tax changes that elected officials have proposed.
UPDATED "SHOW ME HOW" VIDEOS CLARIFY MORE COMPLEX TAX CALCULATIONS. This edition has built upon previous, popular "Show Me How" videos to offer helpful details that assist students in understanding more of today's challenging payroll calculations.
NEW MICROSOFT® EXCEL ONLINE ® PRACTICE OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN CENGAGENOWV2 BUILD STUDENTS' SKILLS. Algorithmic and automatically graded, Excel hands-on practice within CNOWv2 digital platform provide authentic practice for your students without creating additional work for you as instructor.
MICROSOFT® EXCEL® SPREADSHEET TEMPLATES PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PRACTICE IN SOLVING TAX PROBLEMS. Students can use Excel to complete Continuing Payroll Problems, the Comprehensive Payroll Project and other end-of-chapter problems. All of these problems are clearly identified with an icon in the book. The authors have also written a special Appendix B with detailed instructions on how to prepare Excel® spreadsheets most effectively.
THE MOST RECENT CENGAGENOWV2 DIGITAL RESOURCES PROVIDE COURSE MANAGEMENT AND ONLINE HOMEWORK TOOLS. Students can use end-of-chapter matching quizzes, conceptually focused questions for review, problem sets A and B, and Continuing Problems from the book, that are now integrated into CNOWv2. Mastery Problems teach students fundamental concepts, while "Show Me How" videos highlight step-by-step instructions modeled after complex payroll end-of-chapter problems. A variety of study tools help students learn more efficiently.
THE WASHINGTON UPDATE ADVISES STUDENTS OF TAX CODE AND TAX LAWS USED IN THE CURRENT EDITION. Because tax code, tables and laws are frequently changed by Congress after a book has been printed, this resource shows students how they can uncover the most current tax code, tables and laws. Students can use these skills both now and in future practice.
"OVER THE LINE" ACTUAL BUSINESS ETHICS CASES PROVIDE CHALLENGING SITUATIONS FOR DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS. These intriguing ethics cases illustrate real situations where companies either intentionally or unintentionally crossed the boundaries of fairness in their interpretations of payroll laws.
AUTHORS' EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE ENSURES A PRESENTATION THAT ADDRESSES STUDENT CHALLENGES. This edition's author team applies their considering experience as professionals and instructors to overcome potential difficulties that students may face when studying these topics. This edition is both user-friendly and easily adapted for either an in-person classroom or online setting.
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