My name is Terry Meggitt, CPP and I have been a member of the American Payroll Association (APA) since 2000 and a member of the Northstar Chapter in Minnesota since 1998. I earned my Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation in 1995.
Once I earned my CPP I told myself that in the next year I would assist in teaching people payroll on how to pass the CPP exam. My goal was to complete 5 years of teaching or support 100 people with passing the exam, which ever came first. Teaching payroll has become my passion in life and I have not been able to stop! So, now I am reaching out, to help you help others pass the exam. One of the cornerstones of my life is to give back more than I receive. I would not be where I’m at today without the Northstar chapter and the American Payroll Association.
I encourage all of you to be a member of both APA and your local chapter, what they do for our profession is worth every penny. Two other points I would like to make are one volunteer get involved with either your local chapter or national and second if you are in need of a great reference book, APA’s Payroll Source book is the book every payroll department should have. But there is one source that is even better and that’s APA’s Research Ready CD, it has the Payroll Source, APA’s Guide to State Payroll Laws, Federal Payroll Tax Laws and Regulations and Federal Payroll Non-Tax Laws and Regulations all on one CD.
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It would be my pleasure to assist anyone in learning more about becoming a FPC or CPP. Please contact me at or 651 353-4464. We can discuss what assistance or tools would best suit your circumstances.