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Every payroll professional knows that they must ensure that all employees are paid accurately, that contracts and wage and hour laws are adhered to, and that each paycheck is taxed properly.

This must happen every time, and every payroll, without fail.

Add to this the Sarbanes Oxley Act requirements that all areas of accounting within a company should have well-documented policies and procedures - including payroll - and you've created a dilemma: how do I do it?

Learning Objectives:

The best way to document payroll procedures is by documenting important and critical procedures, but let's face it: writing payroll procedures is an arduous task.

This audio conference will get you started on the task of doing it without getting bogged down. During the course we will discuss the steps you can take to insure that your procedures are well documented, clear, and concise.
  • Best methods for how to document your procedures, starting with the basics of any payroll manual
  • The key points that should be included in each procedure: when is your information provided too much versus not enough
  • The resources that can be used so that you are not reinventing the wheel
  • Tips to save you time and energy when documenting your procedures
About Your Speaker

Mindy Harada, CPP, is an employment tax specialist who has over 17 years of employment tax experience as an independent consultant, an employee with one of the Big 4 firms, and as a payroll tax auditor. Ms. Harada previously was the west coast practice leader for the Employment Tax Practice at Deloitte Tax LLP.

Ms. Harada is a frequent presenter on various employment tax topics at APA events and for several payroll service providers on a national basis. She has presented before the Society of CPAs and has also spoken at several Payroll Conferences throughout the country.

PHR / SPHR Credits!

This program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HRCI of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HRCI's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

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