Digital Workshop Center Trade School

Payroll Fundamentals

Level 1 | Target Audience: Beginner | 10.5 hours

Bookkeeping FundamentalsIn the Payroll Fundamentals workshop, students will learn what it takes to properly record and distribute payroll as a professional bookkeeper. Taught by QuickBooks Pro Advisors, this class will walk students through the various classifications of employees, best practices for taxes, and recording related payroll expenses properly. Payroll involves a lot of variables to record properly and this class will help you with the job-ready skills to be able to work as a bookkeeper managing payroll today.

Payroll Fundamentals Classes

  • Start Date
    Apr
    06

    Payroll Fundamentals

    Online
    3 sessions, Thu/Tue 1-4:30PM MT
    Learn what it takes to properly record and distribute payroll as a professional bookkeeper.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Thu, Apr 06 01:00 pm MDT - Thu, Apr 06 04:30 pm MDT
    Online
    Session 2
    Tue, Apr 11 01:00 pm MDT - Tue, Apr 11 04:30 pm MDT
    Online
    Session 3
    Thu, Apr 13 01:00 pm MDT - Thu, Apr 13 04:30 pm MDT
    Online
    • $1,406.00 excl.

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Overview

In the Payroll Fundamentals workshop, students will learn what it takes to properly record and distribute payroll as a professional bookkeeper. Taught by QuickBooks Pro Advisors, this class will walk students through the various classifications of employees, best practices for taxes, and recording related payroll expenses properly. Payroll involves a lot of variables to record properly and this class will help you with the job-ready skills to be able to work as a bookkeeper managing payroll today.

Classes at DWC are offered in a bootcamp style, moving at an accelerated pace but in small class sizes. Support and mentoring is a part of all programs at DWC to make sure our students achieve the best career outcome possible.

This class will start with payroll basics but quickly move into learning about complex payroll scenarios. QuickBooks Payroll is a part of the QuickBooks Bookkeeper Certification and is designed for any students looking to advance an administrative or bookkeeping career with the real-world skills needed to be successful. If you are ready to launch your bookkeeper career forward, contact us today to learn more.

Class Objectives

Upon successful completion of the Payroll Fundamentals​ workshop, students will be able to:

  • Business entity types and special payroll rules
  • Contractor or Employee or Statutory Employee
  • Best practices of fair labor and documenting employee status
  • Calculate employee federal and state taxes
  • Differentiate between pre-tax and post-tax deductions
  • Record and remit voluntary withholdings such as health insurance, retirement accounts
  • Tax filings and penalties
  • Understand how payroll transactions affect the Income Statement and Balance Sheet
  • Comprehensive payroll activity

Pre-requisites

  • Basic digital literacy including file management is required
  • Some experience with accounting vocabulary is helpful but not required.
  • It is recommended that you have access to QuickBooks online before the start of your first class

Talk to a student advisor to ensure you have the right pre-requisites for each class or program.

Alumni Spotlight

I have taken six classes at Digital Workshop Center. Each class has been fun and interactive. The instructors are very knowledgeable and enjoy teaching computer skills to students. The online classroom space is very comfortable and the staff is friendly and considerate.
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Online Tech Skills Classes

Focus on Real-World Skills

Each of our stand-alone classes is designed to teach how to improve your skills in a real-world setting.  DWC's experiential learning style ensures you will be guided by an expert instructor will performing all of the tasks to help you learn.

The challenges you face in class will mimic what you will need to land a job and improve your daily productivity.

Payroll Fundamentals Class

Support & Mentoring

All Payroll Fundamentals classes are offered in an accelerated workshop format.

Your instructor will provide hands-on, experiential style classroom learning for you to learn best practices of applying tech skills in the real-world.

Each class may be eligible credit towards a certification program, which includes career counseling and portfolio projects.

Flexible scheduling options allow you to choose what works best for your time.

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FAQs

When can I start?

Classes are offered on a rolling enrollment basis multiple times throughout the year, typically once per trimester.

Who teaches these classes?

All classes are taught by industry professionals with 10+ years experience in their field.  Check the specific class offering to learn more about the assigned instructor for each class.

You may also learn more about our team here.

What format are these classes?

Stand-alone classes at DWC are focused skills workshops that teach in a specific area of a high demand career field. 

Often described as a "short course" format, these accelerated workshops can be attended as stand-alone or can be taken as part of a larger certificate program.

Certificate programs offer more comprehensive training to help lead you to empoyment, support & mentoring, portfolio building, and career coaching.

To find out more about DWC's style of training, talk to a student advisor today.

What if the listed schedule doesn't work for me?

Click to request more information on a private class or contact us to discuss your training options.

What's included?

Stand-Alone Classes

Every stand-alone class at DWC includes support and mentoring throughout.

Stand-alone classes within your program also include:

  • Professional Textbook(s) or Reference Packet(s)
  • Lesson files
  • One year for a free re-take (for attended students of public classes only)
  • 30 days of technical support
  • Certificate of Completion

Certificate Programs & Bootcamps

Each Certificate Program & Bootcamp is comprised of several stand-alone classes, plus additional training specific to your career field, portfolio building with a comprehensive Capstone Project, and career coaching workshops.

Support and mentoring a huge part of all of our full length programs.

Talk to a student advisor to learn more about specific details on each class or program.

What career services or internships do you offer?

For full length programs, support and mentoring is included and you will be eligible to work one-on-one with a career counselor.

Workshops for job search and resume writing are included in the cost of your program.  Our expert career advisors will help you prepare for the next steps of your career path.  Your success is our success.

Click here to learn more about career counseling

DWC partners with Parker-Dewey to offer micro-internships to our students.  These project-based internships are a great way for students to build real-world experience.  Learn more

Talk to a student advisor to discuss career coaching & internship options today.

Payment & financial aid options

DWC offers several flexible financial aid options to help you finance your education.  None of our financial aid tools will require a federal student loan or add severe interest penalties.

If you are interested in scholarship opportunities, speak with a student advisor and discsuss eligibility requirements.

Or learn more about flexible payment plan options that fit your monthly budget.

Click here to learn more about financial aid options and get started.

Terms & conditions

Please read our Terms and Conditions before you register.

Still curious?

If you have more questions, view the full FAQ page or contact us today.

Upcoming Payroll Fundamentals Classes

  • Start Date
    Apr
    06

    Payroll Fundamentals

    Online
    3 sessions, Thu/Tue 1-4:30PM MT
    Learn what it takes to properly record and distribute payroll as a professional bookkeeper.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Thu, Apr 06 01:00 pm MDT - Thu, Apr 06 04:30 pm MDT
    Online
    Session 2
    Tue, Apr 11 01:00 pm MDT - Tue, Apr 11 04:30 pm MDT
    Online
    Session 3
    Thu, Apr 13 01:00 pm MDT - Thu, Apr 13 04:30 pm MDT
    Online
    • $1,406.00 excl.

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