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Webinar (CPA Crossings): Payroll Essentials: The Payroll Cycle of Life


Payroll is among the most common tasks an employer undertakes in the course of running their business. At its most basic level, payroll consists of an agreement between an employer and employee related to compensation for services. Once you pull back the curtain, there is so much more to payroll, including various kinds of compensation, payroll taxes and required reporting on various government forms.

This course will provide a general introduction to the payroll cycle of life, including real life examples of how to process payroll, the withholding and payroll tax deposit regime, common payroll forms, and tips and tricks for tying it all together.

This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Learning Objectives

After attending this presentation you will be able to…

  • Recognize the common types of compensation
  • Distinguish the various types of payroll taxes and other deductions from pay
  • Recall what makes up a payroll tax deposit
  • Recall the basic frequency rules and requirements
  • Distinguish the various types of payroll tax returns employers need to file and the due dates of these forms
  • Identify the components in the payroll cycle of life
  • Select IRS publications that are useful resources on payroll topics for employers
Major Topics

The major topics covered in this class include:

  • A general review of compensation and payroll taxes from a broad perspective
  • A walk through of the payroll process
  • Explanations and examples of payroll processing, payroll tax deposits, and payroll returns
  • Resources, recommendations, and guidance on compensation, payroll and payroll related topics
CPA Crossings, LLC
Course Level
CPE Field of Study
Who Should Attend

Appropriate for professionals at all organization levels, including seasoned professionals. This includes CPAs in public practice, as well as tax professionals working in industry, including those in Controller and CFO roles with limited exposure to payroll.

Elizabeth Bystrom


Advanced Preparation

This webinar is produced by CPA Crossings. You will receive your login link/instructions and Certificate of Attendance directly from this third-party vendor. It is important that you review your COCPA confirmation for details on receiving your login instructions and COA from said vendor.

Event Information
May 13, 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm MDT
Total CPE Credits


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Webinar (CPA Crossings): Payroll Essentials: The Payroll Cycle of Life

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