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Congress $50 Savings

Save $50 when you register by April 3 for the Annual Congress, May 5-9, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Take part in The Payroll Games.

Free Paycard Webinar

Free Paycard Webinar

On April 30, APA and Rapid! PayCard present a free webinar titled The Next Generation of Paycards and What You Need to Know. Register now.

Payroll in Mexico

Payroll in Mexico

APA's new webinar, Payroll in Mexico, premieres April 21. Learn the many requirements for paying employees in Mexico. Register now.

Mercer Payroll Benchmarking Study

Benchmarking Survey

Gain insight into strategy and benchmarking metrics for payroll in the U.S. and 26 other countries by participating in the Mercer Payroll Benchmarking Survey, sponsored by the APA and the Global Payroll Management Institute. Learn more.

Expatriate Payroll

Expatriate Payroll

APA's webinar, Expatriates 101: Taxation and Reporting, will be held on April 28. Update your knowledge on paying U.S. expatriates. Register now.


Leadership Certificate

Learn how to be an authentic leader with APA's Leadership Certificate Program - Strategic Leadership Training. Next 3-day session is in April. Check the schedule and register now.

APA Catalog

APA Catalog

Explore APA's full menu of educational resources -- from texts, printed and electronic, to training, in-person and online. Click on your picks in the Education and Publications Toolkit to build a professional development plan perfect for you and your team.

Pay News Now

Pay News Now: Expert Video News Reports

Watch the latest federal, state, and local news and information on the payroll and AP industries -- as it's happening. View Pay News Now videos.


APA sets the standards for payroll excellence through certification programs at two levels. Explore the benefits of certification for you and your staff.

Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC)

Certified Payroll Professional

Fundamental Payroll Certification


IRS Releases Form 941 for 2015

The IRS has released Form 941, Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return, for tax year 2015, together with the 2015 Instructions for Form 941. Download the form and instructions.


President Seeks Expanded Access to Paid Sick, Family Leave

On January 14, the White House released a Fact Sheet outlining a series of actions the President is planning to take in order to expand access to (1) paid family and medical leave, and (2) paid sick days.


IRS Issues Guidance on Filing New Third-Party Sick Pay Recap Form

The IRS has issued a notice describing the rules for filing Form 8922, Third-Party Sick Pay Recap, an annual form filed with the IRS that replaces third-party sick pay recaps that were filed with the SSA.


APA Submits Comments on Proposed Rule Affecting Paycards

The APA has submitted comments on proposed rulemaking regarding prepaid accounts to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Because the proposed rule could affect paycards, the APA's Government Relations Task Force Subcommittee on Payroll Cards gathered input from payroll professionals. For more information on paycards, check out the APA Visa® Paycard Portal®.


State Issues Highlighted at APA's 2015 Capital Summit

Important topics that affect state issues, including unemployment insurance, paycards, and child support, were discussed by government representatives and industry experts at APA's Capital Summit on March 2-3. Don't miss this event next year!

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