Payroll Accounting 2011, 21st Edition

  • includes Klooster & Allen's Computerized Payroll Accounting Software CD-ROM
  • Bernard J. Bieg Bucks County Community College
  • Judith A. Toland Bucks County Community College
  • ISBN-10: 1111531056
  • ISBN-13: 9781111531058
  • 512 Pages Paperback 
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2009, 2008
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $154.00 
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About The Solution

Overview

Prepare your students for career success with first-hand experience in calculating payroll, completing payroll taxes, and preparing payroll records and reports. The 2011 edition of Bieg/Toland's market-leading text addresses all of the latest laws and up-to-the-minute updates regarding payroll. New to this editoin is CengageNOW, an online homework software to help you assign and grade student work! Students focus on applications rather than theory with strong end-of-chapter practice that reinforces concepts and provides invaluable hands-on learning experiences. Numerous new examples and real business applications enliven this edition and demonstrate the relevance of what students are learning. An extensive payroll project within the last chapter of the book gives students the opportunity to practice all they have learned, either manually or using leading payroll software. With each new book, students receive a Payroll Accounting software CD by Klooster and Allen. Robust instructor resources ensure that you can easily and thoroughly present today's payroll laws and practices to prepare your students for success now and throughout their careers.


Additional Product Information

Features/Benefits

  • OVER THE LINE Real World Ethics Cases illustrate situations where companies either intentionally or unintentionally crossed the boundaries of fairness in their interpretation of payroll laws.
  • Revised Solutions Manual provides more steps to explain solutions in detail and clarify student understanding where appropriate.
  • New intriguing examples, engaging real-world applications, and even humorous anecdotes add new life and excitement to this edition's topics.
  • Up-to-the-minute tax law changes addressed throughout this annual revision ensure that you and your students are working with the latest payroll information. Discover a complete list of late-breaking changes within the "As We Go to Press" page in the text and find the latest, updated changes on the text's companion website.
  • Klooster and Allen's Integrated Accounting for Payroll, no additional cost when bundled with the PAYROLL ACCOUNTING text, provides the opportunity for students to solve the Comprehensive Payroll Project in Chapter 7 using this updated, leading accounting software.
  • End-of-chapter practices integrate MS Excel as well as the new MS Accounting software with important Excel templates that provide additional practice for the Continuing Payroll Problem, the Comprehensive Payroll Project, and other problems. An Excel primer on the Instructor's Resource CD and accompanying text website provides the background students need.
  • Easy-to-follow text presentation, including intriguing examples, self-study questions, and comprehensive end-of-chapter practice, help ensure students comprehend and can apply the information they've learned.
  • Learning Objectives noted in the margins allow readers to easily reference content that corresponds with specific objectives from the text.
  • An easy-to-read Key Point Summary has been added at the end of each chapter.
  • Chapter Openers have been rewritten to have a closer connection to the student.
  • Comprehensive step-by-step solutions have been added to the Solutions Manual.
  • A clear explanation of the rounding issues applicable to payroll accounting has been added for the student and instructor.
  • The Achievement Test questions have been added to the Examview test bank greatly expanding the selection of test bank questions available to the instructor.

What's New

  • NEW CengageNOW is a powerful course management and online homework tool that provides robust instructor control and customization to optimize the learning experience and meet desired outcomes. All of the end-of-chapter homework from the textbook is available in CengageNOW.
  • NEW Legislative updates that affect a company's payroll record-keeping system include: The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act of 2010 (HIRE), The Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HCERA), and The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.
  • NEW Improved Student Excel Templates for the End of Chapter problems, the Continuing Payroll Problem, and the Payroll project now provide the student with roll-over hints and Checkpoints. Additional Excel templates have been added.
  • NEW Terminology updates include: E-Verify, IVR-Interactive Voice Response, and ATIP-The Attributed Tip Income Program.
  • NEW Tax Forms and Tax Tables for 2010: The problems and solutions reflect the tax rate changes that have occurred in 2010.

Table of Contents

1. The Need for Payroll and Personnel Records.
2. Computing Wages and Salaries.
3. Social Security Taxes.
4. Income Tax Withholdings.
5. Unemployment Compensation Taxes.
6. Analyzing and Journalizing Payroll.
7. Payroll Project.
Appendix A: Computerized Payroll Accounting.
Tax Table A: Tables for Percentage Method of Withholding.
Tax Table B: Wage-Bracket Withholding Tables.
Self-Study Quizzes.
Online Appendices B, C, D.

Supplements

Instructor Supplements

Instructor Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title’s "About the Solution" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition. For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1111531692 | ISBN-13: 9781111531690)

Find all the tools you need at your fingertips with this easy-to-use CD, including the Solutions Manual, Test Bank, Excel Solutions, PowerPoint Presentations, ExamView Computerized Software, Check Figures, Transparency Masters, Inspector CD Files, instructions for using Klooster/Allen's Computerized Payroll Accounting Software, and online Appendices B (Excel Template Instructions for the Glo-Brite Payroll Project), C (Social Security Benefits), and D (Unemployment Benefits). Select supplements can also be found on the companion website at www.cengage.com/accounting/bieg.


Network Version Software CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1111531706 | ISBN-13: 9781111531706)

The network version of this software is available at no additional cost to users of this textbook.

List Price = $373.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $276.75


Solutions Manual, Test Bank, and Achievement Tests  (ISBN-10: 1111531714 | ISBN-13: 9781111531713)

This Solutions Manual offers additional steps within the solutions to clarify student understanding. You'll also find Learning Objectives, Chapter Content and solutions to End-of-Chapter material, including the Payroll Project. This edition's Test Bank includes comprehensive exams with true/false questions, multiple-choice and problems for easily testing student comprehension of Chapter 1-6.


Student Supplements

Student Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title’s "About the Solution" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition. For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

CengageNOW with eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111534055 | ISBN-13: 9781111534059)

Succeed in your accounting course with CengageNOW, a powerful online homework tool that optimizes your learning experience. This interactive system generates a diagnostic Personalized Study Plan (with a chapter-specific Pre-test, Study Plan, and Post-test) to help you master concepts, prepare for exams, and get a better grade

List Price = $116.00  | CengageBrain Price = $116.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $116.00


Network Version Software CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1111531706 | ISBN-13: 9781111531706)

The network version of this software is available at no additional cost to users of this textbook.

List Price = $373.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $276.75


CengageNOW on Blackboard® Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111533814 | ISBN-13: 9781111533816)

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CengageNOW on WebCT™ Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111533792 | ISBN-13: 9781111533793)

List Price = $116.00  | CengageBrain Price = $116.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $116.00


Klooster & Allen's Computerized Payroll Accounting Software CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1111531072 | ISBN-13: 9781111531072)

List Price = $19.95  | CengageBrain Price = $19.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $14.50


Meet the Author

About the Author

Bernard J. Bieg

After receiving his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and passing the Certified Public Accountants' exam in the early 1970's, Bernard Bieg turned his attention toward a career in teaching. He has been a professor at Bucks County Community College for more than 30 years. During that time, he has taught the whole spectrum of accounting courses, including payroll accounting. He has maintained strong connections with today's business world by serving as internal auditor for a local non-profit organization. His association with this textbook began in 1977 as a co-author with one of the text's originators, Bill Keeling.

Judith A. Toland

Judith Toland received her Master's Degree in Education from Temple University in 2002, her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration Accounting from Bloomsburg University in 1981 and her Associate's Degree from Bucks County Community College in Business Administration in 1979. Judy has taught Accounting courses at BCCC since 1989 and is currently an Associate Professor. Judy earned the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation in 2011.

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