About Us

Welcome to the site for the Kern County Chapter of the American Payroll Association, founded July, 2016. We are committed to training, mentoring, providing classes for Certification in the profession of payroll, and providing philanthropic opportunities to our members. 

Our chapter is affiliated with the National American Payroll Association which supports more than 130 chapters and 20,000 members nationwide. Click to visit our chapter profile.

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about the APA.


Lunch & Learn Monthly Event

$25 for Members

$35 for Non-members

Click here for more details

Study Group for 2019!

We are excited to start our study group sessions for CPP & FPC testing this year! 

More information can be found on our Education page


If you are working in payroll and are not yet a member, consider joining. Some of the benefits include continuing education classes, and assistance with studying for the CPP and FPC certification test.

Cost is $50.00/year 
(For up to 2 people from the same organization)
Join Us!

We are virtual!


Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in our first virtual meeting in August. Thank you to Brett Sutton for such a great presentation! We have a few more virtual meetings planned for 2020, please be sure to keep an eye out for our emails. 

October 2020 Meeting

Virtual Meeting

October 15, 2020


Our October meeting will be a NO COST meeting presented by ADP. 

Please stay tuned as more details become available. We will email information and you can always check back on our website.

Please continue to stay safe and contact us directly if you have any questions.

Social Security Tax Deferral Guidance

On August 28, 2020, The Department of the Treasury and IRS issued guidance implementing the Presidential Memorandum allowing employers to defer withholding and payment of the employee's portion of the Social Security Tax. If your business plans to participate in this tax deferral please be sure to visit the IRS website for detailed guidance on this implementation.

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Informational Payroll Resources

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We Won!!

Kern County Chapter of the APA won Third Place (above 2 honorable mentions and of 121 Chapters Nationwide) for the Best Chapter Website. We are very excited that we are being recognized by the National Association, especially since we are a relatively new chapter!!

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