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American Payroll Association (APA)

The American Payroll Association (APA), a nonprofit professional association, was founded in 1982 and is committed to enhancing the quality of the payroll profession by offering educational opportunities, fostering the exchange of payroll expertise at the local level, representing payroll concerns in Washington, DC, and offering certification programs for those in the payroll industry. APA has evolved so that today it has more than 22,000 members, 160 chapters nationwide, and offices in New York, NY, Washington, DC, Las Vegas, NV, and San Antonio TX which houses APA corporate Headquarters and the Payroll Learning Center. APA's educational offerings are defined by more than 250 nationwide training events; the APA Payroll Learning Center with over 50 classes annually; webinars; computerized payroll training; web-based payroll training; resource texts; and educational videos. APA has partnered with more than 60 colleges and universities nationwide to use APA's web-based training modules, PayTrain Mastery and Fundamentals of Payroll, and their corresponding curriculum to further payroll education in the academic environment.



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