Welcome to the Portland Metropolitan Payroll Association!


Portland, Oregon


Welcome to our Local Chapter of the American Payroll Association. We strive to provide the most current information possible to make your payroll efforts more efficient and precise. Please enjoy your visit and come back often, as information is always being added and updated.

 Membership Applications are now available on-line! 

The annual membership dues are $60.00.  The membership covers July through June. Complete the Membership form on our website by going to the Member Area and selecting on Member Dues.  Membership checks should be made out to Portland Metropolitan Payroll Association and mailed to PMB 097, 950 Lloyd Center, Portland, OR 97232.

Job Postings

New jobs are posted regularly so check back often. Click here to see the current job announcements.
Contact Denise Carder to add/remove job postings at denise.carder@gmail.com.


IRS Headliners for Payroll Professionals

SSA/IRS Reporter Spring 2017

The SSA/IRS Reporter is a quarterly, online-only publication for businesses, payroll professionals and others who work with payroll taxes and employment tax issues. New editions post by the middle of March (Spring Issue), June (Summer Issue), September (Fall Issue), and December (Winter Issue).

What If I Get a Levy Against One of My Employees, Vendors, Customers, or Other Third Parties

If you get a levy against one of your employees, vendors, customers, or other third party, you must turn over to the IRS any property you have that belongs to the person levied against. The IRS uses the levy forms described below. Regardless of the IRS form used, a levy attaches to property or rights to property you hold that belongs to the person levied against. In general, the IRS uses the levy form that contains the most appropriate instructions about how to comply with the levy. Please read the instructions on the levy carefully.

US Department of Labor

The Building Blocks of Inclusion—Ready for Your Desktop

Today’s employers are in a battle for great talent. They’re seeking competent, flexible, loyal and creative employees who bring diverse perspectives and solid results to their organization. Perhaps more than any other group, people with disabilities possess precisely these attributes, but not all employers know how to effectively recruit, retain and advance such individuals.

That’s where Building an Inclusive Workforce comes in. Newly updated for 2017, this step-by-step reference guide offers strategies and tactics for effectively including people with disabilities in your workforce. It’s a perfect addition to your desktop, featuring easy-reference inclusion techniques in a compact, flip-guide format.

Summary of the Major Laws of the Department of Labor

The Department of Labor (DOL) administers and enforces more than 180 federal laws.  These mandates and the regulations that implement them cover many workplace activities for about 10 million employers and 125 million workers.

Social Security Administration

W-2 News

A subscription to W-2 News will allow you to determine when you want to receive your email updates; e.g., immediately, daily, weekly, or monthly.  Your subscription will also allow you to select other electronic Social Security newsletters, and if you like, you can also password protect your subscriber profile.  Upon completion of your registration, you will receive a Welcome New User email with instructions for changing your profile. 


How to Find the Best Workplace for Your Payroll Career

Finding a new payroll job is not unlike dating. To make the relationship work, you and your new company should be well matched in areas such as style and personality. Whether you’re an active or passive job candidate, here are seven factors to look for when assessing potential employers and planning your next steps in your payroll career.

1. An engaged communication style

If you’ve ever worked for a company where information seldom trickles down to the staff level, you understand how frustrating a poor or nonexistent communication style can be. When evaluating potential workplaces for your payroll career, note how responsive they are to your messages. Do you have to wait days or weeks to hear back, or do your emails and phone calls get returned within a few hours? How’s their tone — curt and hurried, or friendly and respectful? An organization’s poor communication style can lead to low morale among staff and a high turnover rate.

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