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Compliance – Hot Topics

Find out what compliance topics payroll professionals are focusing
on this year.

JUNE 2022

Compliance TV

In this edition:

  • IRS Data Affirms Payroll’s Vital Role in Nation’s Tax System
  • SSA Releases Tax Year 2022 W-2 Electronic Filing Specs
  • Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case on Overtime
  • EEOC Extends 2021 EEO-1 Data Collection to June 21

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Lunch and Learn

Lunch and Learn

The Lunch and Learn Series is a group of five 60-minute webinars to strengthen your payroll knowledge and professional skills. NOTE: Webinars are not available for individual purchase. Webinars On Demand are only available to purchasers of the live series.

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Payroll Systems Selection and Implementation

System Selection and Implementation

This course covers the steps for a successful implementation of a new payroll system, including creating a project plan, installing the technology, analyzing procedures, supporting the system after go-live, and more.

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Paytrain Fundamentals

Paytrain Fundamentals

This course is ideal for new payroll professionals, those who support the payroll industry, and those who are preparing for FPC certification. The program is available in two learning formats: self-study and guided-study.

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APA’s Guide to Local Payroll Taxes

APA's Guide to Local Payroll Taxes

APA's Guide to Local Payroll Taxes provides information on the different types of local payroll taxes that payroll departments must comply with, including city service fees; city, county, and school district income taxes; occupational privilege taxes and license fees; payroll expense taxes; and mass transit taxes.

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