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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!

Upcoming Meeting

Becky Harshberger
VP & Practice Leader, Payroll Tax

April 15, 2021

Join us via Zoom as we welcome returning speaker Becky Harshberger.

"Capital Summit Update"

Our interactive webinar will cover FFCRA, Paid Leave, Early Wage Access, Employment Verifications and so much more. 


Please click below for more information and reserve your spot today!

Informational Payroll Resources
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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!

March 19, 2021, Governor Newsome approved SB 95: COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave

Click here to read the SB-95 Bill Text on the COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave. This bill will allow 80 hours of sick pay to employers with 25 or more employees for COVID-related illness and vaccination time off. This bill was approved March 19th, retroactive to January 1, 2021 and expires September 30th. 

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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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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