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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!
Informational Payroll Resources

February 20, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

February 2020
February Speaker TBA
February 20, 2020

Are you getting questions about the new Form W-4? Not sure if your Payroll system is handling the changes correctly? Join our February luncheon and get familiar with the form and avoid payroll tax errors. 

Presented by our very own Chapter President, you will not want to miss this informative meeting. 

Click below to find out more or register now!

2019 Holiday Fundraiser

A huge "Thank you" to all who helped and supported our annual fundraiser that benefited the Bakersfield Homeless Shelter. We were able to provide bags of

non-perishable food & miscellaneous items along with a combined total of $300 to the shelter. 

Your generosity is appreciated!!

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

rapid! - A true FinTech leader


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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!!

Father Garces Statue