Payroll Fundamentals (US)

Designed for payroll clerks and others who handle payroll processing.


The Payroll Fundamentals test measures the candidate’s knowledge of processing receivables, invoices, and payroll. Designed for payroll clerks and others who handle payroll processing, this test covers the following topics: Bookkeeping, Fair Labor Standards Act, Payroll Calculation, Tax Forms, and Worker Status.

You will need a calculator when taking this exam.

Job Family/Title: Accounting and Finance
Time Allowed (minutes): 3 min. per question
Max # of Questions: 30
Number of Sittings: One
Designed for Unproctored Environment: Yes
Maximum Number of Questions: 30
Question Format: Multiple Choice – Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT) technology dynamically adjusts the test to the level of the test taker resulting in shorter test times, increased accuracy and enhanced security.

Measures knowledge of the following areas of financial analysis:

• Bookkeeping
• Fair Labor Standards Act
• Payroll Calculation
• Tax Forms
• Worker Status

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