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Welcome to the home page for the Hampton Roads Chapter of the American Payroll Association. The Hampton Roads Chapter of the American Payroll Association (HRAPA) is affiliated with American Payroll Institute, Inc. (dba American Payroll Association) but is an autonomous and independent organization.This site is designed to provide all area payroll professions with valuable information about our events, sponsors, and other miscellaneous chapter information. 


What is the APA?

The American Payroll Association is dedicated to supporting the Payroll Professional, with member benefits including certification, reference materials, payroll training and networking.  Read more



In 2013 was the first time the HRAPA participated in the National APA Chapter of the Year Awards.  At the 2013 Annual congress, the HRAPA received the Chapter of the Year Honorable Mention Award. Jackie Kronstain, President of the chapter, wanted to thank everyone who helped HRAPA win the award and look forward to participating in 2014.


32nd Annual Congress

May 13, 2014
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Minnepolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403

2014 Banish the Pay Demons

Community Service






The H.E.R. Shelter

The HRAPA chapter is constantly looking for different opportunities to give back to Hampton Roads community. The HRAPA chapter are working with six new community service organizations for 2014.  We look forward to be working with the organization  and we know our members will continue to reach out by providing donations and volunteer service when needed.  

.At the HRAPA April meeting, the members will be hosting a donation drive for the Help & Emergency Response, Inc. (H.E.R.) in Portsmouth, VA. 

The H.E.R. Shelter is a private, non-profit agency, certified by the United Way of South Hampton Roads, and the statewide coalition, Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance (VSDVAA).   The H.E.R. Shelter is a 30-day emergency shelter for domestic violence victims and homeless individuals as well as their children. They have a 24-hour emergency hotline where a trained advocate can assist individuals in need with information, referrals, or when appropriate, can provide safe, emergency housing for a woman and her children.They can house up to 42 women and children at one time in its 15 room, 6 bathroom facility. They also provide in-shelter meals.   Help and Emergency Response, Inc. provides leadership, advocacy, and resources to survivors and communities affected by Domestic Violence and Homelessness.

Click on the following link for H.E.R. Program Donation List


Upcoming Future Conference and Congress Events

14th Annual Virginia Statewide Payroll Conference
October 9-10, 2014
Waterford Receptions
Springfield, Virginia 

Visit for more details 

 32nd Annual Congress
May 13-17, 2014
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, MN 

2014 Congress

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 ERECSA's 2014 Employer Symposium
May 21-22, 2014
Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons
Greensboro, NC

Office of Child Support Enforcement

The Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) is pleased to announce the 2014 Employer Symposium immediately following the 51st Eastern Regional Child Support Enforcement Association (ERICSA) annual training conference.  Approved by APA for 11.5 RCH credits.  Registraion deadline May 8, 2014.   Visit Eastern Regional Interstate Child Support website for more details



2014 CPP Announcement


Liz Alan CPP

Liz Alan, CPP

Congratulations Liz Alan for obtaining your C.P.P. What a great accomplishment.  We are very proud of you. From  the board members of the Hampton Roads Chapter of APA



IRS News Flash

IRS recently posted an article on IRS Warns of New Email Phishing Scheme. Apparently people are receiving email falsely claiming to be from the Taxpayer Advocate Service. Hopefully, if you received this email you deleted it  without opening it.  Visit the IRS newsroom website to read more about the IRS Warns of New Email Phishing Scheme article.

By :Herbert D. (Ley) Mills  




APA Government  Relations Team Need Your Help

Contact Your Representative and Senators in Congress!!!

The APA Government Team need for you to contact your Representative and Senators in Congress and urge them to support passage of legislation to establish permanent parity between the parking and transit portions of the commuter benefit. Read More on the Government News page. 


Special Announcements


2013 Virginia Statewide Payroll Conference Payroll Professional of the Year 

Carrie PPY

Carrie Louise Hovell, CPP

Carrie Congratulations!!!!

From your friends from the Hampton Roads Chapter APA