The Detroit Chapter of the American Payroll Association is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to providing educational, communication, and networking opportunities for payroll professionals in Detroit and Southeastern Michigan since 1985.


Join with us as we grow the American Payroll Association Detroit Chapter serving payroll professionals in all of Southeastern Michigan!

What’s In It for You?

A chance to invest in yourself…
   - Enhance Your Skill Set
   - Prepare for the Future Through Professional Certifications
   - Advance Your Professional Network
   - Get Your Questions Answered on the  Chapter Hotline
   - Save Money on Chapter and Statewide Meetings

Click here for all the details and a link to your online membership application (new or renewal).
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The APA  Detroit Chapter is affiliated with the American Payroll Association, but is an autonomous and independent organization.

All contents Copyright © 1997-2020 APA - Detroit Chapter.
Information about our February and March meetings is available on our Chapter Meeting Schedule page.

CPP Exam Preparation Class

Our 2020 CPP Exam Preparation Class, presented in conjunction with Schoolcraft College in Livonia, will be held Wednesday evenings beginning April 29th and running through August 12th.  The class format is a lecture on a different payroll topic each week, plus two practice exams to test your knowledge and preparedness.  For individuals currently certified as a CPP or FPC, the class is expected to be approved for up to 41 recertification credit hours (pending), based on your attendance.

Cost of the 2020 class will be $325 ($260 for seniors).  Participants should have the 2020 edition of The Payroll Source book, available from the American Payroll Association at  Class registration will open in late March or early April - please check the APA Detroit Chapter website at for registration details. 

Also check out other educational opportunities under the Chapter Meeting Schedule tab above.

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 November 6, 2019 and new ones can come in at any time.
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Numbers You Need to Know - 2020
Thanks again to Howard Goldman, CPP for providing the list of numbers you need to know for 2020. The document is available in the Resources for Members area of the website.

Chapter Newsletter

Click here to view the current Chapter newsletter.
Chapter Bulletin Board

Click here to view information about this winter's CPP/FPC Exam Preparation Webinar Series presented by Roger A. Smith, CPP, the "PayrollProf."
Please note revised schedule: Saturday mornings 9:00-12:00 on 1/25 through 3/21.  No meeting on 2/22.

30th Michigan Statewide

Here are a few photos from the 2019 conference.  To view more photos, please visit