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Monthly Luncheon Location

Our monthly meetings are typically held at the Hilton Garden Inn. However, due to COVID-19 restrictions, all in-person meetings have been placed on hold. We will resume as soon as it is safe to do so.

For directions to our new meeting location please click here

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3625 Marriott Drive

Bakersfield, CA 93308

Upcoming 2021 Meeting
Becky Harshberger
VP & Practice Leader, Payroll Tax

April 15, 2021

Join us as we review the Capital Summit Update with returning speaker Becky Harshberger. 

This interactive webinar will review topics such as FFCRA, Paid Leave, Remote workforce issues, Early wage access, Child Support, SSA online, and Employment verifications. 

Click below to register now for this informative virtual meeting and earn your RCH credits by answering the quiz at the end. 


When:    April 15, 2021- 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Where:   Zoom Virtual Meeting


Cost:       $ 10.00 Non-Chapter Members 
                $ 10.00 Chapter Member 


To register through our website visit To receive the member password (for member rate) contact or call Deanna at 661-599-5918. Payment is due at the time of registration. Please don’t forget to reply your lunch order. Payment can still be made at the door, if you can’t make an on-line payment.

Membership: $50.00 (provides membership for up to two individuals from the same organization)

Checks are to be made payable to:

KCCAPA (Kern Co Chapter APA)

9405 Tokeland Ct

Bakersfield, CA 93312

Speaker Biography

Ms. Harshberger is VP, Practice Leader, Payroll Tax, GEP Administrative Services, Inc. (AKA Entertainment Partners).  Considered an expert in State and Federal Payroll Taxation, for the last 17 years, Becky has provided Tax guidance for US employees working on motion picture and television productions in both the US and around the globe.  She is responsible for employment tax and information tax processing, reporting, systems upgrades and legislative changes. She is a member of the APA, part of the National Speakers Bureau and Chairs the Government Affairs subcommittee focused on IRS issues and the New SUI Task Force.   In 2014, she was awarded the APA Meritorious Service Award. In 2020 she was awarded the APA Special Recognition Award.  Becky has been a Certified Payroll Professional since 1999. 

Helpful links, resources and webinars related to Payroll/HR during the COVID-19 pandemic



Coronavirus Tax Relief



CA.Gov COVID-19 Response

Businesses and Employers




Coronavirus Special Tax Relief & Updates



Department of Labor

COVID-19 & the

American Workplace

Upcoming meetings for 2021 - Please check back when we have finalized the schedule!

January - No Meeting

February 25, 2021 - Year-end and those pesky W2C's Presented by Mindy Mayo

March 18, 2021 -  Postponed

April 15, 2021 -   Capital Summit update presented by Becky Harshberger

May 20, 2021 - 

June 17, 2021 - 

July 15, 2021 - 

August 19, 2021 - 

September 16, 2021 - 

October 21, 2021 - 

November 18, 2021 - 

November's Chapter Leadership Summit in Las Vegas, NV attended by 3 of our KCCAPA Board Members!



September's meeting the State Assembly Office presented the Kern County Chapter with a proclamation for National Payroll Week!


Past Meeting Information
December 2019 Meeting of the Kern County APA

Burke Rice, rapid! PayCard presented:

"On-Demand Pay & Navigating Early Wage Access Laws & Regulations"

November 2019 Meeting of the Kern County APA

Mindy Mayo, Principal Ryan LLC Presented:


"Preparing for Year-End"

October 2019 Meeting of the Kern County APA

Jared Hague, Sutton Hague Law Corp presented:

"Violence in the Workplace"

September 2019 Meeting of the Kern County APA

Von A. Boyenger, Sr. Deputy Labor Commissioner presented:


"Final Payment of Wages & Wage Errors"

August 2019 Meeting of the Kern County APA

Candace M. Anderson, Office of State Controller Betty T. Yee Presented:


"Escheat Wages"

July 2019 Meeting of the Kern County APA

Mindy May of Ryan LLC presented:

"The New Form W-4: Let's Get Ready to Rumble!"

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