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Fall Forum Retooled

Select from 25 advanced workshops and earn up to 15.5 RCHs at APA's Fall Forum, September 23-25 in Orlando. Hear top executives share their insights in APA Talks followed by Q&A. Register now.

Garnishments Forum

Garnishments Forum

Master federal and state garnishment laws and procedures at APA's Garnishments Forum. One-day seminars are offered nationwide during August or participate online in the four-part webinar series, live or on-demand.

Forms Week

Free Payroll Webinar

On August 12, APA and Workday present the free webinar, Unifying Payroll and Time Tracking in the Cloud: A Real-World Case Study.
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ACA Webinar

ACA Webinar Series NEW!

APA presents a two-part webinar series: What does the Affordable Care Act Require for 2015? Segment one is live August 5; segment two is live August 7. Register now.


DOL Overtime Webinar

For the latest on the Department of Labor white collar exemption proposal, on August 14, APA presents the webinar, What Will the Proposed Overtime Rule Changes Mean for Payroll? Register now.

Local Income tax compliance

Local Tax Training

Maintain payroll tax compliance in every locale where you pay employees - attend APA's Local Income Tax Compliance program. One-day seminars are held in multiple cities in September or choose the 4-part webinar series, live or on-demand.

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DOL Proposes Updates to Regulations on 'White Collar' Exemptions

On June 30, the U.S. Department of Labor released proposed regulations focused primarily on updating the salary and compensation levels needed for executive, administrative, and professional employees to be FLSA-exempt. Read the proposed regulations.View the Pay News Now video report.


Supreme Court Says States Must License, Recognize Same-sex Marriages

The U.S. Supreme Court has held that the14th Amendment (the Equal Protection Clause) of the U.S. Constitution requires all states to license same-sex marriages and to recognize same-sex marriages performed out-of-state. This ruling makes same-sex marriage legal nationwide and has state tax implications regarding health insurance benefits. Read Obergefell v. Hodges. Listen to a Pay News Now video.


Supreme Court OKs ACA Tax Credit Scheme

By a vote of 6-3, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the tax credit provisions of the Affordable Care Act. The decision means that all compliance requirements related to the ACA's employer shared responsibility and reporting provisions remain in place. Read King v. Burwell. Listen to a Pay News Now video.


Rhode Island Enacts Paycard Legislation

A bill expressly permitting the use of paycards was recently enacted in Rhode Island. Employers are permitted to pay employee wages via paycards as long as certain conditions are met. Find out more on the APA Visa® Paycard Portal!


New Ohio Withholding Tables Effective August 1

Effective for wages paid on or after August 1, 2015, the Ohio Department of Taxation has issued new wage-bracket, percentage method, and optional computer method withholding tables that reflect a decrease in income tax rates. The DOT advises employers to use the new tables for the remainder of calendar year 2015 and in future years.

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It Pays to Know

Meriwether Lewis, of Lewis and Clark exploration fame, served Gen. George Washington as captain of a regiment and also its paymaster. #Paynews
Source: The History of Payroll in the U.S.

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