CPP Practice Exam 1

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This is a practice quiz to help you prepare for the Certified Payroll Professional certification. The quiz is based on a bank of 25 multiple choice questions that reveal the correct answer before you move on to the next question. The questions and their associated answers are randomized every time you take the quiz to avoid pattern development. Questions requiring calculations that change from year to year have been omitted. Good luck as you pursue this goal. I hope this helps you prepare. Inspired by my lovely wife as she pursued this goal as well.

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1.  A single company of a group of related companies can file the Forms W-2 and 941 under it's EIN for all employees of all the related companies, whether or not the employees are concurrently employed, under which of the following reporting options?
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2.  Technology that allows multiple PC's in different geographical areas to access a single device, such as  a check printer is:
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3.  The Fair Labor Standards Act specifically governs which of the following?
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4.  An example of procedure is:
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5.  How many hours prior to payday is it recommended that a direct deposit of wages be initiated with the ODFI?
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6.  Which of the following employers are exempt from the provisions of IRCA?
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7.  Use of which of the following contributes to the security of the payroll system?
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8.  A salaried-exempt executive employee is unable to work for two days in the work week because the office is closed for remodeling.  The employee's weekly guaranteed salary is $500.  Under FLSA what amount must this employee be paid for he work week?
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9.  Which of the following is not delegated to others?
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10.  The FLSA requires which of the following records to be retained for three years?
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11.  If an employee working abroad with a tax home in a foriegn country passes the "physical presence test," to what may the employee be eligible?
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12.  At the time that wages are paid, an advance payment of EIC would be recorded as:
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13.  Which of the following is an example of a system production control technique?
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14.  The Fair Labor Standards Act permits compensatory time off in lieu of overtime pay to which of the following employees?
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15.  What document reflects the value of the assets of a corporation?
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16.  Employee Cindy's employer remits to her payment of $620 in 2009 for substantiated meal expenses she incurred while moving from her old residence to her new work location.  What amount of this expense, if any is excluded from Cindy's federal taxable wages?
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17.  Under the existing NACHA rules, amounts transmitted to the RDFI by 5:00 p.m. the day before payday must be posted to employees' accounts no later than:
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18.  Nice Guys Inc. has a short-term disablity plan, provided by a third-party insurance company, for its factory workers.  Employees do not pay for this benefit.  Roberta received $400 a month for four months during the six-month coverage period.  How did the third-party payer tax Roberta's disability payments?
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19.  Which of the following is tax-free to all employees even if only provided to highly paid employees?
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20.  An envrionment n which the back office transaction-intensive proceses and customer care function are consolidated is known as:
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21.  When making the federal payroll tax deposit, the accounting entry to record an advance payment of EIC would be:
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22.  Who of the following most likely is an independant contractor?
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23.  In maintaining a payroll system, change control refers to:
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24.  Employee Cindy's employer remits to her payment of $620 in 2009 for substantiated meal expenses she incurred while moving from her old residence to her new work location.  How should this reimbursment be reported on Cindy's 2009 federal W-2?
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25.  Which fo the following does nto meet the federal definition of supplemental wages?
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