Last Month to Apply
for a Prism Award

If your organization has improved business practices and overall processes over the last year, you very well could be the recipient of a 2016 Payroll Prism Award, AP Prism Award, or Shared Services Award. Obtaining such an award not only helps your department garner industry-wide recognition, but it proves your employees' worth to company officials, too.

Now is the time to send in your nomination for the 2016 Prism Awards for best practices. Companies of all sizes are welcome to nominate their departments, and any department involved in payroll, finance, or accounting is eligible.

The 2016 Prism Awards will be presented to innovative payroll departments that exhibit best practices in four distinct categories:

  • Technology
  • Management
  • Processes
  • Overall Best Practices
Download the Payroll Prism Awards nomination form to enter, or do the same for the AP Prism Award, and the Shared Services Award. All nominations are due by July 8.

The 2016 Payroll Prism Award winners are chosen by the subcommittee chairs of APA's Strategic Payroll Leadership Task Force (SPLTF). The AP Prism Award winner and the Shared Services Award winner are chosen by the chairs of APA's Strategic Accounts Payable Leadership Task Force (SAPLTF) and the Shared Services Task Force (SSTF), respectively.

All awards will be presented at APA's Fall Forum, scheduled for September 21-23 in Las Vegas. Contact Jim Medlock, CPP, APA Education Advisor, for additional information on the Prism Awards.

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Mid-Year Tax Update

Payroll Tax Forum is APA's mid-year update that includes the latest payroll compliance changes coming from Congress and federal agencies. This one-day program will prepare you to deal proactively with the details of these changes and keep your organization in compliance.

Held nationwide through the end of June, this year's program will cover topics such as burdensome new paycard rules, ACA reporting mandates, accelerated W-2 filing proposals, and what the DOL's update of the white collar overtime exemptions.

Payroll Tax Forum is also offered as a four-part webinar series. Participants can expect the same insightful information from the one-day course delivered in four convenient, live, and on demand webinars. Understand how to change payroll processes to ensure compliance with regulatory guidance -- register for Payroll Tax Forum now!

It Pays to Know

In the 1930s, some American businesses such as the Kellogg Company had their male and female workers form separate lines to be paid by the paymaster.

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Source: The History of Payroll in the U.S.


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