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.


New EFTPS 'Inquiry PIN' Allows Employers to Ensure FTDs Are Correct

Beginning this year, clients of payroll service providers are receiving "Inquiry PINs" to monitor the EFTPS transactions made by third-party providers on their behalf. Read an article on Inquiry PINs.


IRS Issues Form 941-X for 2014

On April 16, the IRS released revised versions of Form 941-X, Adjusted Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return or Claim for Refund, and the Instructions for Form 941-X. Download the revised form and instructions. Read an article on the updated form.


State and Local Minimum Wage Updates

Two states - Massachusetts and Rhode Island - have passed laws raising the minimum wage. In Illinois, voters will decide whether to increase the state minimum wage this November. Watch the Pay News Now video for even more information!


Multistate Employer New Hire Reporting Form and Instructions Updated

The federal Office of Child Support Enforcement has released an updated Multistate Employer Notification Form for New Hire (W4) Reporting form, which is available on its website.


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.
Congress Information

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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