The American Payroll Association represents its membership in Washington DC, provides public service education and represents the payroll profession to the world.
APA is a recognized source for payroll information in the United States. APA is allied with payroll professional societies in other parts of the world and with societies of related professions in the US.

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IRS Releases 2015 Form 940, Instructions, and Schedule A

The IRS has released the 2015 Form 940, Employer's Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return, Instructions for Form 940, and Schedule A (Form 940), Multi-State Employer and Credit Reduction Information.


FUTA Credit Reduction States for 2015

The U.S. Dept. of Labor has released the Final 2015 FUTA Credit Reductions: California, Ohio, and the U.S. Virgin Islands have a credit reduction of 1.5%. Connecticut's rate, which includes a Benefit Cost Rate (BCR) add-on, is 2.1%.


Levy Tables Updated for 2016

The IRS has updated Publication 1494, Tables for Figuring Amount Exempt from Levy on Wages, Salary, and Other Income, which provides tables showing the amount of an individual's wages that is exempt from a Notice of Levy used to collect delinquent federal income tax in 2016.


New York Wage Deduction Law Expiration Date Extended

The expiration date for the New York wage deduction law concerning overpayments and permissible deductions was extended from November 6, 2015, to November 6, 2018. The law permits employers to use wage deductions to recover overpayments due to errors or salary advances.


U.S. DOL Proposes State IRA Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor recently published a notice of proposed rulemaking and an interpretive bulletin to guide states that create programs to help workers save for retirement, such as state-sponsored individual retirement accounts, and help them comply with the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

Fall Forum

This conference focuses on leadership and organizational efficiency and takes place September each year. It features the presentation of the Prism Awards.
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Educational Institutions Payroll Conference

The focus is on payroll issues special to institutions of higher education. The annual confernce is held each year in the fall.
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Capital Summit

Meet in Washington, DC with government officials from IRS, SSA, DOL and more. March 21-22, 2016
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2016 Congress

APA's 34th Annual Congress features workshops, payroll, ap and finance Expo, networking and much more.
May 10-14, 2016 in Nashville, TN.
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Obtain three Recertification Credit Hours (RCHs) per year as part of your APA membership. Access free educational webinars to obtain RCHs year-round and other exclusive benefits from a membership with APA. Become an APA member now!

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