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.

Video News Releases from APA

IRS Issues 2014 Forms W-4, W-2

The IRS has released the 2014 Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate, Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement (along with instructions), and Publication 15, Circular E, Employer's Tax Guide.


GSA Issues Federal Per Diem Rates for Fiscal Year 2015

The General Services Administration has issued its annual updated list of federal maximum per diem rates for travel to locations within the continental United States (CONUS). Per Diem Bulletin 15-1 is effective for travel undertaken on or after October 1, 2014.


IRS Releases Draft of New Third-Party Sick Pay Recap Form

The IRS has released a draft version of the 2014 Form 8922, Third-Party Sick Pay Recap. The draft form, dated July 18, 2014, is available for review on the APA website.


California Paid Sick Leave

The California Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act (A.B. 1522) was signed by the governor on September 10. Effective July 1, 2015, employers must provide certain California employees with one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked.


Voters Will Decide Minimum Wage Increases in Alaska, Arkansas

Measures to increase the state minimum wage will appear on the ballot in the November 4, 2014, election in Alaska and Arkansas. If the measures pass, the state minimum wage rates will increase on January 1, 2015.


Fall Forum

This year's conference will be held September 24-26, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada at The M Resort Spa and Casino. It features the Leadership Certificate Program, the Global Payroll Managment Certificate Program, the results of the Payroll Performance Study, and APA's Prism Awards.
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Educational Institutions Payroll Conference

The focus is on payroll issues special to institutions of higher education. The conference takes place this year at the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, TX, October 26-29, 2014.
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Capital Summit

Meet in Washington, DC with government officials from IRS, SSA, DOL and more. Held each year in March.
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2015 Congress

APA's 33rd Annual Congress features workshops, payroll and finance expo, networking and much more.
May 5-9, 2015 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV.
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Earn RCHs with APA Membership

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!

APA Newsroom

Troubling Year for State Paycard Legislation? See more videos at Pay News Now

State W-2s Due Soon!

Will 2014 Be the Year for Ohio Municipal Income Tax Reform?

New Trend! Employees Can Work Flex Time in Which State and City?

Employers in Some States Lose Full FUTA Credit for 2013

New York Finalizes Wage Deduction Regulations
New York wage deduction regulations were recently finalized to provide guidance to employers.


Dennis Danilewicz, CPP, former APA President and Senior Director, Payroll Services, for NYU Langone Medical Center, speaks about the Leadership Certificate Program.



Calculators and Excel timesheet templates for paychecks.


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