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American Payroll Association                                                                 



CPP/FPC Study Groups

There are no classes scheduled for the 2022 Spring testing cycle.





Meeting Site:        Zoom meetings

Class Dates:         Jan 14, 2021 – Feb 25, 2021 Thursdays from 6-9 PM

     Bootcamp - Saturday, March 6, 2021 10am - 2pm


Course Description


This is a study group for those who are interested taking the Certified Payroll Professional exam given by the American Payroll Association and for current CPP’s to earn RCH’s.

Register through the SDAPA website.  Fees can be found on the website.  Links to Zoom meetings will be supplied upon registration.

Course Objective


Each week we will review different chapters from the 2020 Payroll Source and do problems based on different scenarios to help the group understand the concepts needed to pass the exam. 

Current FPC’s and CPP can also earn credits by attending or leading the classes.

Class Schedule

01/14/21:  Section 1:  The Employer-Employee Relationship

    Section 2:   Federal and State Wage Hour-Laws

01/21/21:  Section 3:  Taxable and Nontaxable Compensation

                 Section 4:   Health, Accident, And Retirement Benefits 

01/28/21:  Section 5:   Paying the Employee

                 Section 6:   Withholding Taxes

2/4/2020:  No Class

02/11/21:  Section 7:   Unemployment Insurance

                 Section 8:   Depositing and Reporting Withheld Taxes

                 Section 9:   Other Deductions from Pay

02/18/21:  Section 10:  Recordkeeping and Record Retention

                 Section 11:  Payroll Accounting

02/25/21:  Section 12:  Payroll Systems and Technology

                 Section 13:  Managing A Payroll Department

                 Section 14:  Payroll for U.S. Employees Abroad & Aliens In the U.S.



About the Exam:

The exam is offered in North America during the following windows:

Spring 2021 Registration: January 12 - April 16, 2021 Exam: March 20 - April 17, 2021

For information on taking the exam at APA’s Payroll Learning Centers, internationally, and on military bases, review the Candidate Handbook.

Exams administered from September 2020 through September 2021, feature questions based on federal laws and regulations in effect as of January 1, 2020.


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