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Certified Payroll Specialist

Certify your payroll knowledge.

Communicate Bookkeeping Knowledge, Skill, Experience, and Ethics

Communicate Bookkeeping Knowledge, Skill, Experience, and Ethics

Communicate Bookkeeping Knowledge, Skill, Experience, and Ethics

Communicate Bookkeeping Knowledge, Skill, Experience, and Ethics

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Become a Certified Payroll Specialist

The Certified Payroll Specialist (CPS) license enables you to place "CPS" behind your name and communicate your payroll knowledge, skill, experience, and ethics to employers or clients. The license distinguishes you from your competition, builds credibility, validates knowledge, demonstrates skill, verifies experience, and confirms professional ethics. The license is included in Payroll Career Program and required for the Payroll Network.

Each course may be substituted by an approved equivalent accredited course. Upon approval, the course is waived but you must pass the exam.

Accreditation

The Certified Payroll Specialist license is accredited by Accounting Analytics Business School. The school is a registered online Postsecondary Proprietary School providing postsecondary education.

Requirements

Payroll processors obtain the license by completing the required Certified Payroll Specialist license courses, certifications, and experience, and agreeing to abide by the CPS Professional Code of Conduct.

Certified Payroll Specialist (CPS) Steps

  1. Complete the Payroll Fundamentals and QuickBooks Online Fundamentals courses or equivalent
  2. Pass the Payroll and QuickBooks Online Certification Exams
  3. Verify one-year of payroll experience
  4. Agree to abide by the CPS Professional Code of Conduct
  5. Complete the Certified Payroll Specialist Application for Licensure

Continuing Professional Education

Obtain 16 hours of CPE each year beginning the year after you obtain your license.

Annual Renewal

  • Complete Annual Application for License Renewal
  • Complete Annual CPE Reporting Certification Form (included in the Application for License Renewal)
  •  Payroll
  •  Computer payroll
  •  Certified Payroll Specialist Professional Code of Conduct
  •  Certified Payroll Specialist application for licensure
  •  Annual application for license renewal
  •  Annual CPE reporting certification
  •  Agree and abide by the Professional Code of Conduct
  •  Complete application for licensure
  •  Obtain 8 CPE credits
$ 100.00 USD
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If you are not satisfied with the course within 14 days, the fee will be refunded.
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