Prepare your students for career success with first-hand experience in calculating payroll, completing payroll taxes, and preparing payroll records and reports. The 2012 edition of Bieg/Toland's market-leading text addresses all of the latest laws and up-to-the-minute updates regarding payroll. Students focus on applications rather than theory, and strong end-of-chapter material 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. Additionally, CengageNOW software is available to help you assign and grade student work! New for this edition, the Cengage Learning Payroll Accounting Software is available online within CengageNOW. CengageNow offers a way to automatically grade homework assignments online and give students the feedback and guidance they need to go further with their coursework. 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.