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Compliance – Hot Topics

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


Compliance TV

In this edition:

  • IRS Gives More Information, Names New 1099 Platform
  • USCIS Opens Second Comment Period for Form I-9
  • IRS to Send Courtesy Notices for Social Security Deferrals in September
  • ETAAC Presents Annual Report to Congress

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CPP Bootcamp

CPP Bootcamp - October

The APA's Certified Payroll Professional Boot Camp will give you the confidence and detailed knowledge to pass the CPP exam. This comprehensive multi-session, virtual course will provide you the tools and resources to effectively study the material, practice and apply your learning, and confidently pass the exam.

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Payroll in the UK

Payroll in the UK

This training provides a solid grounding in core payroll skills for the U.K. It will give you the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) and National Insurance Contribution (NIC) skills necessary for the preparation of manual payments, correction of errors, and the understanding of systems output.

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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 Federal and State Garnishment Laws eBook

APA's Guide to Federal and State Garnishment Laws Online

Get the information you need to confidently process federal and state wage withholding orders, including child support withholding orders, federal tax levies, student loan garnishments, federal and state agency debt collections, and bankruptcy orders, while also complying with federal and state laws restricting certain deductions.

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