Education & Certification


Advanced Payroll Concepts

Advanced Payroll Concepts

Program Overview

Advanced Payroll Concepts is the third step in the APA’s Progression Series. This course teaches ways to increase your ROI with advanced payroll training while ensuring your ability to prepare Forms W-2c and 941-X. It also includes the white collar exemption rules, complex benefits issues, an expatriate taxation overview, unemployment insurance, payroll systems, payroll auditing, and leadership concepts.

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2023 Pricing


Learning Objectives

  • Apply the DOL white collar exemption tests
  • Report offers of health coverage on Forms 1094-C and 1095-C
  • Report and tax expatriate and nonresident alien employees
  • Tax and report stock options
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Who Should Attend

Upper-level payroll managers, compliance officers, tax and human resources professionals, and those who aspire to advance their careers or study for Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) exam.

Delivery Options

 • Six-session Virtual Classroom
 • Two-day Interactive Virtual


Virtual Classroom
23APC01V – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 4/24, 4/26, 4/28, 5/1, 5/3, 5/5
23APC02V – Wednesday, Thursday, 9/20, 9/21, 9/27, 9/28, 10/4, 10/5
Schedule: Classroom opens: 2:45 p.m. EDT
Class: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EDT
Duration: Two hours with a five-minute break
Number of Class Sessions: Six
The virtual classroom will use an online training center. The course will be presented in segments which cannot be purchased separately.

Interactive Virtual
23APC01Z – Wednesday, Thursday, 8/9, 8/10
Schedule: Classroom opens: 8:15 a.m. PDT
Class: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PDT
The Interactive Virtual course uses Zoom. There will be morning and afternoon breaks and a lunch break.

Credit Information

Earn up to 12 Recertification Credit Hours (RCHs), 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), or 12 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based. Program Level: Overview. No prerequisites or advance preparation required. Fields of Study: Taxes=7.0, Business Law=3.5, Communication and Marketing=1.5

Event Policies and Health and Safety Procedures

Please read our Event Policies regarding registration, transfers, substitutions, cancellations, refunds, travel arrangements, and consent to use your photograph and contact information, and our Health and Safety Policies (note: as of January 2023, APA no longer requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test for entry to in-person events).

Please be sure to verify your session before purchasing.
A $55 administrative fee will be assessed for each transfer/substitution.