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National Payroll Week — September 4-8, 2017

National Payroll Week celebrates the hard work by America's 150 million wage earners and the payroll professionals who pay them. Together, through the payroll withholding system, they contribute, collect, report and deposit approximately $2.2 trillion, or 67%, of the annual revenue of the U.S. Treasury.



NPW Survey Winner


Congratulations to Justin Bencomo! He
is the 2016 "Getting Paid In America"
survey grand prize winner. He will
receive a free paycheck and trip for two to
Las Vegas.



How To Celebrate


View the 2016 "Getting Paid In
America" survey results


Sign-Up to Volunteer for Money
Matters National Education Day


Like NPW on Facebook

 Be Like Kelly


Encourage everyone you know to
"Be Like Kelly". Kelly knows the
value of recognizing the hard work
of payroll professionals and putting
her payroll department to work for


Be Like Kelly-Thank Your
Payroll Department


Be Like Kelly-Split Your Paycheck


Be Like Kelly: Adjust Your Form



Flex Your Paycheck

Participate in NPW


 Keep More of Your Cash!

 › Understanding Your Pay


 › W-4 Assistant

 › Get More from Your Paycheck


 › Calculate Your Paycheck

 › Go Green with Your Green

 › Direct Deposit

 › Manage Your Paycheck


 › Take the NPW Survey

 › Volunteer to Teach Teens

 › Become a NPW Supporter

 › Request a Proclamation

 › Like NPW on Facebook

 › Enter a NPW contest

 › Watch the Payroll Documentary

 › Download the artwork (hi-res)

 › Download the artwork (low-res)

View the 2016

NPW Artwork

Download the artwork

(right click to download)

About the Artist

Scott Zirkel is a comic book writer, sketch card artist and illustrator. He is the Creative Director for Alara Creative in Kerrville, Texas. In his spare time he likes to solve crime. He lives in the Hill Country with his wife and children. You can find him online at

2016 Artwork Permission

The 2016 NPW artwork can be used in your newsletters, media requests, cake decorations, timecards, and other noncommercial uses. If your printshop requires an official release from the APA to print the artwork, please submit your request in writing, indicating how you plan to use the artwork.


Founded by the American Payroll Association.
The American Payroll Association is the professional society for Payroll Professionals.

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