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Payroll Administration Certificate Program
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Payroll Administration Certificate Program

This course provides intensive training on complex payroll functions and regulations. Attendees explore issues such as how the payroll function impacts the accounting, benefits, and human resources departments, as well as more complicated legal issues.

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Strategic Leadership Certificate Program
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Strategic Leadership Certificate Program

Acquire the payroll knowledge, skills, and abilities required to produce accurate paychecks and ensure payroll compliance. This course teaches fundamental pay calculations through hands-on exercises, then moves on to more complex concepts and calculations.

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Payroll Source Plus
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Payroll Source Plus

Updated for 2019. Payroll Source Plus is an online, subscription-based payroll reference library, providing you with the federal and state laws, regulations, and information to keep your company's payroll operations in compliance.

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APA’s Guide to State Payroll Laws
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APA’s Guide to State Payroll Laws

APA's Guide to State Payroll Laws contains information on the payroll-related laws and regulations in all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. This handy reference text presents information in easy-to-read tables. The online version is updated throughout the year and is available as a standalone product or as part of Payroll Source Plus.

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Compliance – Hot Topics

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

FEBRUARY 2019

Compliance TV

In this edition:

  • IRS releases 2019 Form W-2
  • IRS waives penalties for some taxpayers who under-withheld in 2018
  • Some states extend W-2 electronic filing deadlines to end of February

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