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.
The APA is the nation’s leader in payroll education, publications, and training. The nonprofit association conducts more than 300 payroll training conferences and seminars across the country each year and publishes a complete library of resource texts and newsletters.
Every year, more than 36,000 professionals attend APA training sessions. Representing nearly 21,000 members, APA is the industry’s highly respected and collective voice in Washington, D.C.