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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!

As you are aware the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way payroll

professionals function along with implementing sudden emergency regulations in place.

Please visit our events page with tips and resources to help you transition your workflow and better assist working employees.

Informational Payroll Resources
February's Meeting!

Thank you to all who attended February's meeting as we had a record attendance of 43 members! Let's keep it up!

We hope to see this turnout again once we resume in-person meetings 


UPDATE -  We have postponed FUTURE MEETINGS


Due to the continued concerns surrounding COVID-19 we have postponed all future meetings until further notice. We will update our website and email our members as information changes.

Please stay safe, respect and adhere to all Local & State recommendations & laws to help prevent the spread of this virus. We will also post and share resources related to changes in Payroll & HR to assist you through this transition of working remotely and applying new laws.

If you have any questions please contact us directly. We hope to see everyone strong and healthy again once normal conditions resume. 


Thank you for your continued support and understanding.

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

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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!!