Offered virtually and in-person
This course provides intensive training on complex payroll functions and regulations. Attendees explore issues such as how the payroll function impacts the accounting, benefits, and human resources departments, as well as more complicated legal issues like benefits taxation, third-party sick pay reporting, and involuntary deductions.
Practical experience is also gained through computer-based exercises that allow each participant to work through actual payroll forms and payroll calculations. The course offers proven practices for managing a cost-effective payroll department and practical experience that can be immediately applied on the job.
Each virtual attendee will receive access to the Payroll Source Online for three months and the Payroll Source Study Guide, 2022 edition.
Each in-person attendee will receive The Payroll Source®, 2022 edition.
2022 Course Brochure
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Effective April 1, APA requires all attendees at its 2022 in-person events to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test.
See our current Health and Safety Procedures for more information.
- When fringe benefits are taxable
- Details on FLSA white collar exemption rules
- Forms W-2c and 941-X and their impact on other filings
- The impact of 401(k) and cafeteria benefit plans on payroll processing
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Payroll Administration Certificate Program and the CPP Exam
Virtual course attendees have the opportunity to take the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) exam during the regularly scheduled testing window. Schedule early!
View the Spring and Fall exam window dates.
For In-Person attendees the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) exam is offered on Friday after all classes (additional fees apply). Successful candidates use this course as a final review prior to taking the CPP exam. No single source should be considered adequate preparation for this exam.
Advance registration is required. The Payroll Administration Certificate Program registration fee does not include the certification exam fee.
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Who Should Attend
Payroll professionals who have mastered the fundamentals of payroll administration and wish to improve job performance as well as those preparing for the CPP exam.
- 4-1/2 day Interactive Virtual Classroom (Zoom)
- 4-1/2 day In-Person at Meet Las Vegas, 233 South 4th St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Monday - Thursday
Classroom opens: 8:15 a.m.
Class: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Classroom opens: 8:15 a.m.
Class: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Interactive Virtual course uses Zoom. There will be morning and afternoon breaks and a lunch break.
Registration: 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. PT
Class: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PT
Tuesday through Thursday
Class: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PT
Class: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PT
There will be morning and afternoon breaks and a lunch break.
Earn up to 29 Recertification Credit Hours (RCHs), 2.9 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), 34 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits, or 6 ACE college credits. Delivery Method: Group Live or Group Internet-Based.
Program Level: Overview. No prerequisites or advance preparation required. Fields of Study: Taxes=22, Business Law=12
Attendees that successfully complete this course and score 80% or higher on the post test can earn up to 6 ACE credits.
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Health and Safety Procedures, which require attendees to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test for our in-person events.
Please be sure to verify your session before purchasing.
A $55 administrative fee will be assessed for each transfer/substitution.