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Multi-State Payrolls

Multi-State Mastery

Payroll Issues for Multi-State Employers one-day seminars are taught nationwide during April or choose the 4-part webinar series. Register now to bolster your multi-state compliance.

CPP Boot Camp

CPP Boot Camp

The next Certified Payroll Professional Boot Camp begins May 14. Register now for the interactive, online evening course that prepares you to pass your CPP exam.

Global Payroll Certificate

Global Payroll Certificate

Gain expertise and empower your team with APA's Global Payroll Management Certificate Program. The next 3-day program is in March. Check the schedule and register now.


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.

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.


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.


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.


Child Support - OCSE Updates

The Office of Child Support Enforcement recently issued important information for payroll professionals, including an overview of the lump sum reporting process, an updated list of states using and developing the e-IWO, and a report on its 2014 Employer Symposium where it works with groups like APA.


U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Same-sex Marriage Cases

There are state tax implications regarding health insurance benefits for same-sex spouses because not all states recognize same-sex marriage. This could change. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the same-sex marriage cases that resulted in a split among the federal appeals courts on April 28. A decision is expected in June.

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