APA Detroit Chapter
Payroll Professionals Helping Payroll Professionals
The APA Detroit Chapter is affiliated with the American Payroll Association, but is an autonomous and independent organization.
The Chapter is a non-
Next Chapter Meeting
Our next Chapter Meeting will be in June. Details will be announced here soon.
“Transforming Global Payroll & Workforce Management: Leading Practices, Trends &
One of our Chapter members, Mo Busch, CPP, will be a presenter at this free event. Visit the Chapter Bulletin Board for complete details.
2015 CPP Exam Preparation Class
Our 2015 CPP Exam Preparation Class, presented in conjunction with Schoolcraft College in Livonia, will be held Wednesday evenings between 6:30 pm and 9:30 pm, beginning May 6th and running through August 19th. The format is a classroom lecture on a different payroll topic each week, plus two mini-
If you plan to sit for the certification exam, download the CPP Candidate Examination Handbook at www.americanpayroll.org/certification and review the required educational and work experience prerequisites for the certification exam before registering for this class. There are no eligibility requirements to enroll in this Preparation Class.
Cost of the Exam Preparation Class is $235 ($188 for seniors). Participants will
need the 2015 edition of The Payroll Source book, available from the American Payroll
Association at www.americanpayroll.org/store. Registration is now open and can be
done online, mail-
To register online:
1) Go to https://webadvisor.schoolcraft.edu.
2) If you already have a Schoolcraft College WebAdvisor account and ID number, log into your account before continuing.
3) On the left side of the screen, click “Continuing Education (Non-
4) Under the Registration menu, click “Register and Pay for Continuing Education Classes.”
5) Scroll down the page and enter the 6-
6) On the next screen, click the checkbox for this class from the course list at the bottom of the screen and click “Submit.”
7) On the following screens, enter the required enrollment information. A credit card or eCheck is necessary for online registration.
To register by mail-
Go to http://www.schoolcraft.edu/docs/default-
We’re moving again! The CPP Class has a new home on the Schoolcraft College campus. All class sessions will be in Room 122 of the Jeffress Center at the southeast corner of Seven Mile and Haggerty roads in Livonia.
Mark your calendar: this year's conference is scheduled for October 22-
Seeking a new position?
If you or someone you know is seeking a new payroll opportunity check out our Job Opportunities page often. The most recent opening was posted April 26, 2015 and new ones can come in at any time.
Updated! “Know the Numbers 2015”
Chapter members may visit the “Resources_for_Members” page for an updated version of “2015 Know the Numbers.” Thanks again to Howard Goldman, CPP for providing this valuable information.
Our Chapter has established a group on LinkedIn. This group is intended for disseminating news and promoting discussions regarding subjects of interest to Detroit Chapter members and prospective members. We encourage you to join this group. Chapter Membership is also encouraged, of course, but not required. Look for “Detroit Chapter American Payroll Association” on LinkedIn, or simply click on this link to learn more
The Detroit Chapter has been Serving Payroll Professionals in Detroit and Southeastern Michigan since 1985.
This website developed and maintained by Roger A. Smith, CPP
All contents Copyright © 1997-
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Enjoy the benefits of membership. Visit our Chapter Membership page for the details.
Our April 2014 meeting focused on "Gender Differences. The differences between how women and men communicate" presented by Diane Young, President, The Athena Financial Group
Evelyn Adams from the MiWAM Support Group presented "MiWAN for Employers" at our July 2014 meeting.
Chapter President Mary Surko, CPP, introduced our guest speaker, Gino Petrozzi, Mgr,
Silver Anniversary Statewide. Thanks to chairperson Susan Sather, CPP, and the entire Statewide Committee for another outstanding conference. With over 170 attendees, 20 speakers, and17 sponsors, it was an exciting, informative, and fun educational and networking event! APA Executive Director Dan Maddux opened the conference congratulating the Michigan Chapters on our 25th Annual Statewide Conference.
Chapter Treasurer and Director of Payroll at Ilitch Holdings, Inc., Howard I. Goldman,
CPP, provided special year-
Chapter Treasurer and Payroll Payroll Director at Ilitch Holdings Howard I. Goldman,
CPP presented “"Form 941 Amendments -
At our February, 2015 meeting Mike Muha, and Mike Melquist from Workforce Software presented "Cloud Time and Attendance: How a modern solution can improve decision making, boost productivity, and provide a better view labor leakage of your total workforce."
Chapter president, Tena Gibson, CPP hosted the meeting.
At our March, 2015 meeting Luanne Brown, CPP, Payroll Manager at Grand Valley State
University, presented an overview of taxable and non-