ACCT 4663 - Acctng Sys & Computer Appl, 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2224 with D or better

Level: Lower

This course will cover all aspects of accounting for payroll, including the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act, calculations relative to gross pay, statutory and non-statutory deductions, employee and employer payroll taxes, general journal entry work relative to payroll, the payroll register, and the individual earnings record. Determining the amount and timing of payroll deposits, and preparing required quarterly and annual reports will also be covered. The course will then apply payroll and other accounting activities to a contemporary accounting software product covering the following topics: creating a new business, establishing a chart of accounts, recording typical business transactions, creating related financial statements, closing the books and employing available business research and evaluation techniques.