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).
Next Chapter Meeting
The APA  Detroit Chapter is affiliated with the American Payroll Association, but is an autonomous and independent organization.

All contents Copyright © 1997-2019 APA - Detroit Chapter.
Previous Meetings

Visit our Gallery page for photos of previous Chapter events.
Details for our March 21  Chapter meeting have been posted on our Chapter Meeting Schedule page. 

Registration deadline is 3/15/19.
CPP  Exam Preparation Class

Our 2019 CPP Exam Preparation Class, presented in conjunction with Schoolcraft College in Livonia, will be held Wednesday evenings beginning May 1st and running through August 14th.  The class format is a lecture on a different payroll topic each week, plus two mini-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 class is expected to be $235 ($188 for seniors).  Participants will need the 2019 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 back here for registration details.

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 February 14, 2019 and new ones can come in at any time.

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Community Event
This year we will be participating in the "Downriver Relay for Life."  For more information and to register, visit .  Our team name is APA-Detroit.

If you're registered, or simply want to support the relay, here's an opportunity to donate and have some pizza!
Numbers You Need to Know - 2019

Thanks again to Howard Goldman, CPP for providing the updated list of numbers you need to know for 2019. The document is available in the Resources for Members area of the website.