Fundamentals of Payroll®

Fundamentals of Payroll®


The Fundamentals of Payroll program is updated every year. Currently, the 2016 program is available for purchase. Beginning April 1, 2017, Fundamentals of Payroll is changing to PayTrain Fundamentals.

Fundamentals of Payroll 2016*
Use to prepare for the FALL 2016
or SPRING 2017 FPC exam

Self-Directed Instructor-Assisted



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Please note:
The cost of Fundamentals of Payroll does NOT include the FPC exam fee. For details about the FPC exam, visit
* Purchase Fundamentals of Payroll 2016 if you are preparing for the Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 FPC exam or if you are using the program for professional development (not certification preparation). See below if you are an international or military purchaser. Purchasers of Fundamentals of Payroll 2016 will have access to the online portion of the program through September 20, 2017.

International and military purchasers: If you are preparing to take the FPC certification exam at an international testing site or a military testing center before September 1, 2017, please contact Mike Downs to determine which preparation materials to purchase. Email Mike Downs at or call +1-888-852-6664 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CT).