Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants is pleased to announce that Megan LaPointe, CPP, Lead Payroll Specialist, has met the requirements of the Certification Board of the American Payroll Association and earned the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) accreditation. A CPP is a specialist in payroll processing and administration.
“The CPP credential is considered the mark of excellence for payroll professionals,” said Christine Porras, CPP, Payroll Services Group leader. “Megan’s achievement demonstrates our professionals’ commitment to expanding Yeo & Yeo’s level of expertise in providing outsourced payroll and consulting services for Michigan businesses.”
All CPPs must pass a rigorous exam and demonstrate knowledge of core payroll concepts, the Fair Labor Standards Act, employment taxes, compensation and benefits, employee and employer forms, voluntary and involuntary deductions, methods and timing of pay, reporting, compliance, internal controls and accounting principles.
Megan LaPointe, a graduate of Northwood University, holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She joined Yeo & Yeo in 2015, and is the Lead Payroll Specialist, based in the firm’s Saginaw office. Her areas of expertise include processing payroll, preparing quarterly and annual payroll returns, and payroll audits. Megan is a member of the American Payroll Association – Great Lakes Bay Chapter.