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Sep 19, 2014, 11:06 ET

Employees Confident Their Paychecks Are Accurate

 Ninety-three percent of employees are confident their paycheck is accurate, according to the 2014 "Getting Paid In America" survey...

Sep 18, 2014, 11:14 ET

Electronic Pay Preferred Method of Payment for Most Americans

The majority of employees are paid electronically rather than by traditional paychecks or cash, according to results from the 2014 "Getting...

Sep 17, 2014, 12:43 ET

Employees Desire Flexible Payroll Solutions, Work Schedules

Employees desire flexibility from their payroll technologies and at work, according to results from the 2014 "Getting Paid In America" survey...

Sep 16, 2014, 11:13 ET

Majority of Workers in Favor of Giving America a Raise

 The majority of employees would support raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for all employees, according to results from the 2014...

Sep 15, 2014, 11:33 ET

Fewer Americans Experiencing Financial Difficulty than in 2013, According to Survey from the American Payroll Association

Sixty-six percent of employees live paycheck to paycheck, according to the 2014 "Getting Paid In America" survey recently conducted by the...

Sep 02, 2014, 09:00 ET
National Payroll Week celebrates the hard work by America's 156 million wage earners and the payroll professionals who pay them. Together, through the payroll withholding system, they contribute, collect, report and deposit approximately $1.97 trillion, or 68.9%, of the annual revenue of the U.S. Treasury.  Visit www.nationalpayrollweek.com for tips to stretch your paycheck. (PRNewsFoto/American Payroll Association)

Celebrate Payroll Professionals During National Payroll Week, September 1-5

 This Labor Day week, America's employees will celebrate payday and the payroll professionals who pay them.  National Payroll...

Feb 03, 2014, 11:05 ET

Five W-2 Tips to Put More Money in Your Pocket from the American Payroll Association

January 31 was the date for employers to provide Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement to their employees – in person, electronically, or by mail....

Sep 20, 2013, 11:00 ET

Employees Overwhelmingly Prefer to be Paid Electronically

Employees overwhelmingly are paid electronically rather than by traditional paychecks or cash, according to results from the recent "Getting Paid...

Sep 18, 2013, 09:51 ET

Fewer Americans Living Paycheck to Paycheck than in 2012 According to Survey from the American Payroll Association

Sixty-seven percent of employees live paycheck to paycheck, according to the 2013 "Getting Paid In America" survey recently conducted by the...

Sep 11, 2013, 09:59 ET

Employees Still Confident Their Paycheck Is Accurate

 Ninety-two percent of employees are confident their paycheck is accurate, according to the 2013 "Getting Paid In America" survey recently...

Sep 02, 2013, 09:00 ET
It's National Payroll Week.  Celebrate payroll professionals and learn how to stretch your paycheck at www.nationalpayrollweek.com.  (PRNewsFoto/American Payroll Association)

Celebrate Payday, Learn to Stretch Your Paycheck During National Payroll Week September 2-6

 This Labor Day week, September 2-6, America's workers will celebrate payday and the payroll professionals who pay them.  National...

Jan 30, 2013, 10:33 ET

Five W-2 Tips to Put More Money in Your Pocket

It's tax season and soon you'll receive one of the most important tax forms of the year, Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement. Your 2012 income taxes...

Sep 19, 2012, 11:06 ET

Employees Embrace Online Paycheck Tools, Payroll Cards

Seventy-six percent of employees would prefer to view their pay stub electronically, according to results from the 2012 "Getting Paid In America"...

Sep 17, 2012, 13:25 ET

Majority of Americans Live Paycheck to Paycheck, Confident in Paycheck

 Sixty-eight percent of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, according to the 2012 "Getting Paid In America" survey recently conducted by...

Sep 14, 2012, 10:39 ET

Employees Show More Confidence In Paycheck Accuracy

 Ninety-two percent of employees are confident their paycheck is accurate, according to the 2012 "Getting Paid In America" survey recently...

Sep 03, 2012, 09:00 ET
Happy National Payroll Week! Learn how to maximize your paycheck and reduce your tax burden at www.nationalpayrollweek.com.  (PRNewsFoto/The American Payroll Association)

Celebrate Payday, Flex Your Paycheck During National Payroll Week September 3-7

This September 3-7, America's workers will celebrate payday and the payroll professionals who pay them. National Payroll Week, held annually...

Jan 19, 2012, 11:22 ET

5 W-2 Tips from Payroll Pros to Put More Money in Your Pocket

One of the most important tax forms you will receive this year is Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement. Your 2011 income taxes and social security...

Sep 29, 2011, 08:00 ET

Employees Have Confidence in Their Paychecks

Everyone's favorite day of the week—payday—just received rave reviews from thousands of American employees.  Ninety percent of...

Sep 16, 2011, 11:14 ET

Employees Extremely Confident Paycheck is Correct

Ninety percent of employees are confident their paycheck is accurate, according to the 2011 "Getting Paid In America" survey recently conducted by...

Sep 08, 2011, 09:00 ET
Give yourself a raise on your next paycheck! Adjust your Form W-4 with the Paycheck Maximizer smartphone app.  (PRNewsFoto/American Payroll Association)

New Smartphone App Can Give Employees Instant Raise

The American Payroll Association (APA) today launched a Paycheck Maximizer smartphone application to help workers potentially add hundreds of...