The CenTex Chapter of the American Payroll Association is a non-profit, educational organization that embraces the Objectives and Code of Ethics of the American Payroll Association.


  • To increase payroll professional skills through education and mutual support.
  • To gain recognition for payroll as the profession it has become in today’s business community.

The Code of Ethics:

  • To be mindful of the personal aspect of the payroll relationship between the employer and employee, and to ensure that harmony is maintained through constant concern for the payroll professional’s fellow employees.
  • To strive for perfect accuracy and timeliness of all payroll activities.
  • To keep abreast of the state of the payroll art with regard to developments in payroll technologies.
  • To be current with legislative developments, actions on the part of regulatory bodies, and the like, in so far as they affect payroll. 
  • To maintain the absolute confidentiality of the payroll, within the procedures of the employer.
  • To refrain from using Association activities for one’s personal self-interest or financial gain.
  • To enhance payroll professional’s abilities through resources of the American Payroll Association.
  • To support fellow payroll professionals within and without the organization.