Understanding Certified Payroll Requirements on Government Construction Contracts


About this product

Format: E-course
Duration: Approx. 90 minutes
Instructor: Nancy Smyth, Sunburst Software Solutions, Inc.
Learning Credits: 1.5 CPEs, 1.5 ATCs
APTAC BOK: C.12 Financial Controls (Core); D.4 Construction Contracting (Elective)
*This course was recorded on October 1, 2020


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Making the move to government-funded construction projects, with certified payroll reporting requirements, can be intimidating and overwhelming for the contractor, their office staff, and the accounting professionals who support them. Certified payroll/prevailing wage requirements are complex with Federal, State, Local, and electronic filing requirements and can lead to major problems if you aren’t careful. After taking this course, you will:

  • Learn about the Davis-Bacon Act and other important laws
  • Understand what a Certified Payroll Report is and why you need to complete and submit it
  • Discover who the key players are
  • Learn about prevailing wage requirements and where to find them
  • Understand a wage decision
  • Know how to determine who is considered an employee
  • Learn about requesting additional work/trade classifications
  • And much more.

Target Audience: Small business owners, HR personnel, payroll clerks

1 review for Understanding Certified Payroll Requirements on Government Construction Contracts

  1. Great content matter that is essential to successful implementation of government contracts. Thanks for the detailed information.

    Raul (verified owner)

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