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)
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Upcoming Meeting

Mindy Mayo
Payroll Speaker

February 25, 2021

Join us via Zoom as we welcome back APA Payroll Speaker Mindy Mayo. The virtual meeting will cover the topic of

Year-End and Those Pesky W2C's!

We will review the 2020 payroll year, W2C Federal and State changes, and corresponding amended returns.


Please click below for additional information. We look forward to seeing you on the 25th! 

Informational Payroll Resources

KCCAPA has secured Zoom for our webinar format beginning with our February presentation. This platform will allow us to hold consistent meetings with more flexibility and options. 

Registration for the monthly zoom presentations will be $10 per attendee. RCH credits will be available to those who take the quiz after each meeting with a score of 80% or higher per APA guidelines. 

We are hopeful of a much improved 2021!

IRS Releases 2021 Publications 15
(Circular E) and 15-B

On February 6, the IRS released the 2021 Circular E, Employer's Tax Guide (Publication 15), and the Employer's Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits (Publication 15-B). 

Circular E summarizes much of the COVID-19-related tax credits and other tax relief. 

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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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