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

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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!

Unfortunately with the recent changes regarding in-person gatherings, our July meeting was postponed. However, we are excited to announce our August meeting will be virtual! Please visit our Events page for further details and reduced pricing.


We miss each of you and can't wait to see you in-person again when it is safe to do so. We hope to see many of you at the virtual meeting!

August 2020 Meeting

Brett Sutton, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Sutton Hague Law Corp.

August 20, 2020


Please join us for our virtual meeting!

We are excited to announce that we will hold our first virtual meeting on August 20, 2020! Please join us as we discuss Payroll related COVID-19 Legislative changes with guest speaker Brett Sutton. 

Click below for more details as this will be a meeting  you do not want to miss as there is much to learn. We look forward to seeing all of you virtually!

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

Stay connected! 

Please make sure your contact information is up to date. Click below if you have an email, mailing address, phone number or other changes. 

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