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New, Free Member Benefit Answers Top Payroll Questions

APA members looking for answers to this year's tough payroll questions need look no further than the new eBook, APA's Top Payroll Questions & Answers for 2014. In partnership with Ultimate Software, APA is happy to announce the eBook is now free to current members and contains helpful responses to the top payroll questions from this year.

Compiled from responses by experts from federal government agencies, as well as fellow APA members, this free eBook is presented in an easy-to-read, question-and-answer format and covers such topics as:

  • Income tax withholding and reporting
  • Unemployment insurance
  • Pay deductions (child support and other garnishments)
  • Wage-hour laws
  • And much more!
Make your APA membership even better -- get your free copy now!


Confidently Screen Job Candidates With Knowledge Assessments

When there's an open position on the payroll team, many managers like to get personally involved in the hiring process. They want to review the applicants' qualifications, check out their references, and interview them once or twice in the process of making an informed decision. Savvy managers also like to get a second opinion on the candidates from a neutral third party: APA's Payroll Knowledge Assessments.

The assessments are effective tools for screening all job candidates, but they are especially valuable for sizing up applicants who do not hold a payroll certification. They can just as easily reveal a knowledgeable individual as they can detect those with gaps in their knowledge.

For assessing payroll knowledge, there are three levels of assessment:

  • Concepts and Terms
  • Fundamental Payroll Practices
  • Compliance, Administration, and Operations
Each online assessment allots one hour to answer 50 questions, testing your current level of knowledge in six core areas:
  • Payroll fundamentals and operations
  • Fundamentals for calculation of paychecks
  • Tax and regulatory compliance
  • Accounting
  • Payroll and supporting systems
  • Management and administration
Add an integral piece to your hiring process -- purchase Payroll Knowledge Assessments today!



Book Bundle Builds
Payroll Knowledge

Take payroll's comprehensive resource text, The Payroll Source®, combine it with two volumes that contain the payroll-related sections of applicable federal laws and regulations, and what do you get? You get one bookshelf packed with payroll power.

APA's Book Combo includes The Payroll Source®, Federal Payroll Tax Laws and Regulations, and Federal Payroll Non-Tax Laws and Regulations, and is the perfect resource for keeping your company in compliance.

Federal Tax Payroll Laws and Regulations contains the exact language of payroll-related sections of the Internal Revenue Code and IRS Regulations. Federal Payroll Non-Tax Laws and Regulations contains the exact language of the payroll-related sections of federal laws and regulations from the United States Code and the Code of Federal Regulations. A perfect companion to Federal Payroll Tax Laws and Regulations, this manual allows you to quickly reference the Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Immigration Reform and Control Act, Social Security Act, the DOL white collar exemption regulations, and more.

Beef up your payroll library -- order your Book Combo today!



Crossword Answers for
November PAYTECH

The November PAYTECH crossword puzzle answers are now available. Crosswords are published bimonthly in PAYTECH, with subsequent answers available in that month's PAYTECHonline.



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