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Sep 1, 2016


Achieve your goals – Get Certified!

It’s Certification Exam Time. The next APA payroll certification exam window is September 17 – October 15, 2016. Registration for both the FPC and CPP are now open.  Sign up and take your career to the next level!

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Oct 27, 2016


Preparing for Year-End and 2017 – Newport Beach, CA

APA’s Preparing for Year-End and 2017 supply you with the checklists and procedures you need to tackle year-end compliance issues. Choose a one-day course, webinar series, or webinars on demand.

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Nov 8, 2016


Orange County Child Support Services 2016 Employer Forum

All New! 2016 Employer Forum Qualifies for 4.0 APA Credits.

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Nov 17, 2016


November Chapter Meeting: Fringe Benefit Taxation; Common Questions and Audit Red Flags

Speaker: Richard Green, KPMG. Richard Green is the senior manager of employment tax practice based in Orange County, CA. He has twenty years of employment tax experience focused primarily on federal, state and local tax compliance.

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Dec 14, 2016


Bring Your Boss to our December Chapter Breakfast Meeting: CA PT Sick Law Updates

Sponsor: Global Cash Card
Please note a Wednesday date

Speaker:  Jim Hart, Littler Mendelson, P.C. Join us and bring your boss as we enjoy a great meeting with an informative topic and lots of door prizes! Be sure to register early to save your spot!

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What's New

Jun 14, 2016


Final ‘White Collar’ Exemption Rule Raises Weekly Salary Threshold to $913

The U.S. Department of Labor has released the final rules governing which executive, administrative, and professional employees (white collar workers) are exempt from the FLSA minimum wage and overtime pay protections. Effective December 1, 2016, the salary threshold increases to $913 a week or $47,476 annually. Additional information is available from the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division.

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Jun 06, 2016


SIDES Usage by States and Employers for UI Compliance Increasing

48 states and territories either have already implemented or have plans to implement SIDES, a free electronic message broker that enables communication between state unemployment insurance agencies and employers and/or their third-parties for the administration of UI benefits and taxes. The system is meant to streamline UI processes so employer compliance is easier and to prevent fraud more effectively.

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May 10, 2016


Relationship Management Demystified: 5 Tips for Payroll Pros

Excelling at relationship management is critical to a payroll specialist’s role. You should aim to be on good terms not only with finance colleagues and vendors, but also with your company’s employees who rely on accurate recording of their compensation and prompt feedback to their questions.

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