Local APA Classes:

  • Local Income Tax Compliance / September 17 / Baltimore
  • Preparing for Year-End and 2016 / October 20 / DC
  • Government and Public Sector Preparing for Year-End and 2016 / October 28 / DC
  • Preparing for Year-End and 2016 / November 2 / Reston
  • Preparing for Year-End and 2016 / November 3 / Richmond
  • Preparing for Year-End and 2016 / November 6 / Baltimore

For more information, visit the Courses and Conferences page on the APA website


 For more information visit the Congress page on the American Payroll Association website.




Welcome to the Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter

of the American Payroll Association 



The 12 Step Program of the WMAC!

Payroll education is a top priority for the WMAC.  For 2015, we are focusing our educational opportunities on the 7 domains of the certification exams.  Go ahead and plan to join us for our 12 month, 12 Step program.  In the end, you will be a better Payroll Professional. 

Like other 12 step programs, we have to keep working it.  We will continue to update the Steps as the year goes along.

Remember, 12 Step programs only work if you work them!

The current/upcoming WMAC steps are below. 

For the complete 12 STEP PROGRAM, visit our Meeting Dates.



Class Type 

Domain Number
and Name


 Step 7 8/22/15 WDC  

2nd Annual Workforce Development Day

More Information Coming Soon!!!

Step 8 9/10/15 Chapter Meeting 2 - Compliance/Research and Resources

Compliance is No Longer Just Local - It's Now Global


 Virginia Statewide Payroll Conference - STEP 9 (Covers a variety of Domains)

Each year the Virginia Statewide Payroll Conference chooses a charity in the area we are holding the conference.  This year, the VSPC has chosen Feed America Southwest Virginia. With this organization, you are able to make a donation directly to the organization. Any amount donated is helpful the community.


Mark your calendars NOW for our remaining 2015 Events!

Chapter Meetings (Courtyard by Marriott - Tysons Corner)
* Thursday, September 10, 2015
* Thursday, November 12, 2015
* Thursday, December 10, 2015

All Day Classes (Location TBD)
* Saturday, November 14, 2015

WMAC Planning Meetings (Location TBD)
* Saturday, October 17, 2015

2nd Annual Workforce Development Day (Fairfax County Government Center)
* Saturday, August 22, 2015 

Study Group Classes
Full Study Group (Courtyard by Marriott - Tysons Corner)
This program is now closed as the class has started.

* Saturday, Auguts 29, 2015
* Saturday, September 12, 2015

Virginia Statewide Payroll Conference (Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, Roanoke, VA)
*Thursday & Friday, October 8-9, 2015