Education & Certification

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Payroll Practice Essentials


Payroll Practice Essentials

Program Overview

Payroll Practice Essentials is the first step in the APA’s Progression Series. 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.
2021 Program Brochure

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2021 Pricing

MemberColleagueNon-Member
$1,379.00$1,505.00$1,645.00

Learning Objectives

 • Calculate gross and net pay
 • Recognize taxable vs. nontaxable fringe benefits
 • Withhold, deposit, and report federal income taxes
 • Prepare and file Forms 941 and W-2
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Who Should Attend

Payroll practitioners in the early stages of their careers, along with accounting, benefits, bookkeeping, HR administrators, anyone interfacing with payroll, and those preparing for the Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) and Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) exams.

Delivery Options

 • Nine-session Virtual Classroom
 • Three-day Interactive Virtual Sessions
 • Three-day In-Person Class

Schedule

Virtual Classroom
21PPE04V - Friday/Wednesday, October 22 - November 19
Schedule: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Duration: Two hours with a five-minute break
Number of Class Sessions: Nine
The virtual classroom uses an online training center. The course is presented in segments which cannot be purchased separately.

Interactive Virtual
(These classes completed for 2021)
Schedule: Classroom opens: 8:15 a.m.
Class: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Interactive Virtual course uses Zoom. There will be morning and afternoon breaks and a lunch break.

In-Person Classroom
Nashville, TN - 21PPE04C - Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, October 13 - 15, CDT
Schedule: Registration 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Class: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Credit Information

Earn up to 18 Recertification Credit Hours (RCHs), 1.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), or 18 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. No advance preparation required. Fields of Study: Taxes = 13.5, Business Law = 3.0, 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.