For more information visit the Congress page on the American Payroll Association website.

 

Local APA Classes:

  • Capital Summit / March 2-3 / DC
  • Payroll Issues for Multi-State Employers / April 17 / DC
  • Congress / May 5-9 / Las Vegas
  • Advanced Payroll Concepts / June 11-12 / DC
  • Payroll Tax Forum / June 26 / Baltimore
  • Payroll Practice Essentials / July 22-24 / DC
  • Garnishments Forum / August 11 / DC
  • Local Income Tax Compliance / September 17 / Baltimore
  • Preparing for Year-End and 2016 / October 20 / DC
  • Government and Public Sector Preparing for Year-End and 2016 / October 28 / DC
  • Preparing for Year-End and 2016 / November 2 / Reston
  • Preparing for Year-End and 2016 / November 3 / Richmond
  • Preparing for Year-End and 2016 / November 6 / Baltimore


For more information, visit the Courses and Conferences page on the APA website


 

Welcome to the Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter

of the American Payroll Association 


 


 

The 12 Step Program of the WMAC!

Payroll education is a top priority for the WMAC.  For 2015, we are focusing our educational opportunities on the 7 domains of the certification exams.  Go ahead and plan to join us for our 12 month, 12 Step program.  In the end, you will be a better Payroll Professional. 

Like other 12 step programs, we have to keep working it.  We will continue to update the Steps as the year goes along.

Remember, 12 Step programs only work if you work them!

THE WMAC 12 STEP PROGRAM 

Step 

Date 

Class Type 

Domain Number
and Name

 Action

 Step 3  4/9/2015 Chapter Meeting 1 - Core Payroll Concepts, 3 - Calculation of the Paycheck Benefits 101:  Taxable and Non-Taxable
 Step 4 4/11/15  1 Day Class 3 - Calculation of the Paycheck   Payroll Calculations:  Onboarding through Offboarding

This session focuses on the various calculations that payroll professionals perform on a daily basis. In addition to the calculations, you will experience the real life progression of an employee from recruitment to retirement. This includes calculation transactions such as:  regular rate of pay, overtime, retroactive pay increase, tax changes, benefit changes, garnishments, child support, retirement plan changes, etc.
 Step 5 Various May 20, 2015 - September 12, 2015  CPP/FPC Study Group 1 - Core Payroll Concepts, 2 - Compliance/Research and Resources, 3 - Calculation of the Paycheck, 4 - Payroll Process and Supporting Systems and Administration, 5- Payroll Administration and Managment, 6 - Audits, 7 - Accounting 10 Session CPP/FPC Study Group covering all domains and topics that are needed for assistance in preparing for the CPP/FPC exams.  This study group will work towards preparation for the Fall 2015 testing window.
 Step 6 6/18/2015  Chapter Meeting 5 - Payroll Administration and Management  Topic summary will be posted soon. 
 Step 7 9/10/2015 Chapter Meeting Coming Soon Coming Soon
 Step 8 9/19/2015 WDC Coming Soon Coming Soon
 Step 9 10/8/2015 - 10/9/2015  VSPC 1 - Core Payroll Concepts, 2 - Compliance/Research and Resources, 3 - Calculation of the Paycheck, 4 - Payroll Process and Supporting Systems and Administration, 5- Payroll Administration and Managment, 6 - Audits, 7 - Accounting 2 Day Confernece - Virginia Statewide Payroll Conference.  This 2 day conference is an education enriched 2 day conference covering a variety of payroll topcs for all levels of payroll professionals.
Step 10 11/12/2015 Chapter Meeting Coming Soon  Coming Soon
Step 11 11/14/2015 1 Day Class  Coming Soon Coming Soon
Step 12 12/10/2015 Chapter Meeting Coming Soon Coming Soon
Step 1  2/12/2015 Chapter Meeting 6 - Audits

Perform Your Own Payroll Audit

In this session, we will learn from past issues and figure out what can be done to prevent them in the future.
An example of areas covered include:
*Payroll records
*Taxation of Wages/Benefits for existing pay and deduction codes
*Payroll reconciliation
*Database verification
*Payroll security

Step 2  3/21/2015 1 Day Class (Cram for the Exam) 1 - Core Payroll Concepts, 2 - Compliance/Research and Resources, 3 - Calculation of the Paycheck, 4 - Payroll Process and Supporting Systems and Administration, 6 - Audits, 7 - Accounting One Day Class, Cram for the Exam. This class is used by members who need that last push to get them ready for the Spring 2015 testing window.

 


 

 

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Mark your calendars NOW for our 2015 Events!

Chapter Meetings (Courtyard by Marriott - Tysons Corner)
* Thursday, February 12, 2015
* Thursday, April 9, 2015
* Thursday, June 18, 2015
* Thursday, September 10, 2015
* Thursday, November 12, 2015
* Thursday, December 10, 2015

All Day Classes (Location TBD)
* Satuday, April 11, 2015
* Saturday, November 14, 2015

WMAC Planning Meetings (Location TBD)
* Saturday, February 28, 2015
* Saturday, October 17, 2015

2nd Annual Workforce Development Day (Location TBD)
* Saturday, September 19, 2015

Study Group Classes
Spring Cram for the Exam - 1 Day Class (Location TBD)
* Saturday, March 21, 2015 

Full Study Group (Courtyard by Marriott - Tysons Corner)
* Wednesday, May 20, 2015
* Saturday, June 6, 2015
* Saturday, June 13, 2015
* Saturday, June 27, 2015
* Saturday, July 11, 2015
* Saturday, July 18, 2015
* Saturday, August 1, 2015
* Saturday, August 15, 2015
* Saturday, Auguts 29, 2015
* Saturday, September 12, 2015

Virginia Statewide Payroll Conference (Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, Roanoke, VA)
*Thursday & Friday, October 8-9, 2015