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© 2023 by Kern County Payroll Association

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.

Click here for more

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!
December Meeting

December 12, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

December 12, 2019 Meeting
"On-Demand Pay & Navigating Early Wage Access Laws & Regulations"
Burke Rice
Director of Sales Western US

Looking at today's Job Market many Employers are embracing Early Wage Accrual & Next Generation Disbursements as a solution for retention and engagement. 

By helping alleviate financial stress among employees, Employers are also able to reduce payroll costs, save time & labor, while keeping in compliance of Federal & State regulations.


RSVP's are mandatory and the deadline to register is December 5, 2019.  

*Please remember we are still collecting canned & nonperishable food items for the Bakersfield Homeless Shelter. You may bring donations to the meeting or donate online (see below). Thank you for your support!

Informational Payroll Resources
Thank You to Our Sponsors:
or click here to make a monetary donation via PayPal 

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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!!