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.
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ATTENTION: APA requires all attendees at its 2022 in-person events to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. See our current Health and Safety Procedures for more information.

2022 Pricing

MemberColleagueNon-Member
$1,419.00$1,550.00$1,695.00

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

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 = 15, Business Law = 4, Communications and Marketing = 2

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 Procedures, which require attendees to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination for all 2022 in-person events.

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A $55 administrative fee will be assessed for each transfer/substitution.