Education & Certification


Intermediate Payroll Concepts

Intermediate Payroll Concepts

Program Overview

Intermediate Payroll Concepts is the second step in the APA’s Progression Series. This course is ideal for individuals on a career path to management. Payroll managers, payroll team leaders, and tax professionals require a more in-depth look into the payroll process and this course teaches how to tax and report employee fringe benefits, understand how to correctly tax and report thirdparty sick pay, and determine which states’ taxes to withhold when an employee works in multiple states.

Individuals preparing for the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) exam will find Intermediate Payroll Concepts extremely valuable.

Registration for this course includes free pre- and post-class assessments using the Knowledge Assessment Calculator. Look for details in your course confirmation.
2021 Program Brochure

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2021 Pricing


Learning Objectives

 • Tax and report third-party sick pay
 • Determine how employees are affected by the FLSA
 • Determine which fringe benefits are taxable and how they affect payroll
 • Manage within a team environment
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Who Should Attend

Payroll managers, payroll team leaders, and those who aspire to advance their payroll careers, increase payroll proficiency and compliance, or prepare for the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) exam.

Delivery Options

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


Virtual Classroom
Schedule: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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
Schedule: Classroom opens: 8:15 a.m.
Class: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Interactive Virtual course uses Zoom. There will be morning and afternoon breaks and a lunch break.

Recertification Credit

Earn up to: 12 Recertification Credit Hours (RCHs), 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), or 12 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. No advance preparation required. Fields of Study: Taxes = 7.0, Business Law = 3.5, Communication and Marketing = 1.5

Event Policies

Please read our policies regarding registration, transfers, substitutions, cancellations, refunds, travel arrangements, and consent to use your photograph and contact information.

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