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-
2014 Chapter Meetings Announced!
Dates, locations, and topics of all of our 2014 meetings have been announced.
Registration is now open for the April 24 Chapter meeting. Diane Young will discuss the differences between how women and men communicate. Registration deadline is 4/18/14.
Registration is also open for the June and July meetings. Visit our Chapter_Meeting_Schedule page for complete details.
New! Enrollment Fee Waived for Chapter Members Who Join APA
Effective January 1, all members of APA in good standing will be granted three RCHs per year. The RCHs will be awarded at the end of the APA member's membership year based on anniversary date, meaning the first membership RCHs will be issued in 2015. Membership in a local APA chapter does not qualify for RCHs.
APA's Chapter Relations will waive the $35 enrollment fee for a new APA membership
to all chapter officers and chapter members. Submit the APA Membership Application
to Chapter Relations by email or fax to 210-
Take advantage of this benefit -
HR Spring Training Seminar
Check out the Chapter Bulletin Board for details on Miller Canfield’s HR Spring Training Employment Law Seminar.
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 13, 2014 and new ones can come in at any time.
CPP Exam Preparation Class
Our 2014 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 7th and running through August 20th. The class format is a 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 2014 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 http://webadvisor.schoolcraft.edu.
2) If you already have a WebAdvisor account and ID number, log into your account before continuing.
3) On the left side of the screen, click “Continuing education.”
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 is necessary for online registration.
To register by mail-
Go to http://www.schoolcraft.edu/docs/default-
Note that the CPP class now has a new home! All class sessions will be in Room 200 of the Liberal Arts building (behind McDowell Center, next to the south parking lot).
Updated “Know the Numbers 2014”
Chapter members visit the “Resources_for_Members” page for the updated version of “2014 Know the Numbers.” Thanks to Howard Goldman, CPP for again providing this valuable information.
2013 Statewide Conference Photos
A selection of photos from last year’s conference is available at .
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
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Our speaker for March 2013 was Gino Petrozzi, Manager, National Tax -
Our speaker for April 2013 was Christina Archer-
"Obama Care -
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Outgoing Chapter President Barbara Mattson, CPP recognized Denise Klein, CPP on obtaining her certification in 2013. New CPPs are recognized by the Chapter on an annual basis. Congratulations, Denise!
Howard I Goldman, CPP presented ”Year End 2013” at our November 2013 Chapter meeting.
We enjoyed creating our own stir-
Our March 2014 meeting featured "Short/Long-
Renae Ruhle presented "Secrets your employees aren't telling you -