Basic payroll training that begins with fundamental paycheck calculations taught through hands-on exercises, then moves on to more complex paycheck calculations, taxation concepts, and the completion of Forms W-2, W-3, 941. and Schedule B. Payroll Essentials also includes basic procedures, processes, and terminology, with an overview of the laws and regulations affecting payroll compliance.
Match your job responsibilities
Job Title(s) -Use the following job descriptions to confirm you have selected the right path. Remember, job title alone is not sufficient in determining which Learning Path best fits your job duties.
Assess your knowledge
Knowledge Assessment Calculator(s) - This web-based tool contains multiple levels of assessments populated with the payroll body of knowledge. Use this tool to set a baseline as you begin your Learning Path and return to it any time you want to evaluate your progress.
Increase your knowledge by choosing a training program that's right for you
Train in your city - Instructor-led core competency seminars offered live and in-person at locations across the United States. This seminar format provides flexible, interactive training on vital payroll topics.
Train at APA's Learning Centers - Instructor-led core competency courses offered live and in-person at APA's award winning Learning Centers. This format provides an interactive, hands-on, computer-based classroom environment.
Expand the depth of your payroll knowledge
Ensure you are up-to-date with the latest in compliance and industry trends by taking advantage of the expertise offered in:
Specialty Seminars - Offered live and in-person at locations across the United States, this seminar format provides interactive training on current payroll topics.
Payroll Webinars - Online, web-based seminars that offer flexible learning from your office or home.
On Demand Learning - Recorded webinars and web-based programs delivered via the web and available 24/7 from your office or home.
Complete your learning path by attaining APA certification
Certification Recommendation - APA exams verify your payroll knowledge, skills, and abilities and are recognized by the payroll industry as the gold standard in payroll certification.
Continue your professional development and networking opportunities
Conference Recommendation(s) - Attending conferences is a great way for you to meet other payroll professionals, earn continuing education credit toward recertification, and stay up-to-date with the latest in payroll industry trends, compliance, and hot topics.
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