Taxes and Payroll for the Small Business | CSU Pro Dev



Taxes and Payroll for the Small Business

Course Description

Taxes and payroll for small business is an introductory course to topics that affect all small businesses. Common expenses, credits, and deductions for business will be reviewed. Depreciation rules will be covered. Students will have an opportunity to complete a Schedule C small business tax return or an 1120 corporation tax return. The payroll process and forms will be illustrated. Various payroll reporting requirements will be reviewed. Students will have gain hands-on experience working on in-class realistic problems. This course is for professionals new to taxation and payroll and/or people wanting to start their own businesses.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Know about common business expenses, credits, and deductions.
  • Understand the basic concept of depreciation.
  • Know the types of business that must file Schedule C and 1120 returns.
  • Understand payroll documents and payroll reporting requirements.
  • Complete an example Schedule C or 1120 tax return.


January 10, 2018
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: CSU's Monte Ahuja College of Business, 1860 E. 18th St., Cleveland, OH 44115 (map)

CEUs: 0.7

Fee: $350

To receive the EARLY BIRD RATE, you must register at least 6 weeks prior to the start date of the course. Corporate, CSU Student, Alumni and Organization membership discounts available!

Course Benefits

Competency-Based Professional Development: Our programs increase learner retention through application, which results in a more productive workforce.  Students demonstrate their competence by successfully completing a course assessment.

All Inclusive: Each course delivered at CSU includes materials, pre-test and post-test, coffee, snacks, lunch and convenient, on-site parking.

Educated and Experienced Instructors: Our instructors bring years of real-world, classroom and CPA, CFA, SHRM, PhD and MBA experience. Many hold leadership positions in northeast Ohio organizations and have taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Cost-Effective: The course is designed to minimize travel expenses and time away from work.

Convenient: Flexible schedules are not only an attractive option but a necessity for busy professionals.

Networking Opportunities: Learn from instructors and colleagues who have a variety of industry experiences to share.

Audit option: Students have the option to audit a course they have already attended at no charge within one academic year. Interested students must notify the ProDev office requesting to audit a course a minimum of 10 business days prior to the course start date to ensure there is enough seating. Audit students are responsible for their own parking and lunches. New materials will not be provided.

Corporate, Custom Availability: Can be custom-tailored to the needs of your organization to provide skills your workforce can apply immediately as a corporate training if requested.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued if notification is not received seven business days prior to the first day of class. Registrants who cancel will receive a refund, less a $50 processing fee, if we receive written notification a minimum of seven business days prior to the first day of class.