What is the American Payroll Association?

The American Payroll Association is the professional society for Payroll Professionals. Founded in 1982 it is run by a professional staff under the direction of the Executive Director, the member President, and Board of Directors.

Benefits of Local Chapter Membership:  
  • As the complexities of payroll administration become more recognized and demanding, it becomes even more important to stay abreast of  the many issues constantly affecting the payroll profession.

  • APA membership assures you of a reliable, convenient, and accurate source of information and support.

  •  It will help you manage and administer payroll operations smoothly
     and effectively.

The Hawaii Chapter's Mission:   
  • Keep members informed of current changes pertaining to payroll.

  • Focus on topics requested by membership needs and providing the "resources" or "guest speakers" to accommodate these requests.

  • Initiate a study group to prepare individuals for the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) exam.

  • Strengthen members knowledge through networking and experiences for problem solving.

Why should you join?  
  • Enhance your knowledge and skills as a payroll professional by attending monthly meetings. Professional speakers will broaden your knowledge on federal, state and local levels.

  • Network with professionals in your same industry and/or company size. Share stories, solve problems, and learn new ideas.

  • Participate and attend annual local and national conferences at membership prices. Network with peers from other states and cities.

  • Take advantage of the opportunities to share your skills and ideas on various committees. You can make a difference! 

  • Receive a membership directory and database listing with periodic chapter news.

  • Receive continuing education units (CEU's) for qualified meeting attendance.

  • Stay on top of and be updated on tax/labor law changes.

  • Finally and most importantly join for your professional development!




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Last Update: March 09, 2017