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President’s Message - I am honored to welcome our new and returning members as your 2024-2025 Orange County Chapter of the American Payroll Association (OCCAPA) President. As I enter my first year as… Read More

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Jun 20, 2024

Updated for 2024!  Benefits and Payroll: Top 10 New Developments and Compliance Traps

Speaker: Marilyn A. Monahan is the owner of the Monahan Law Office in Marina del Rey and San Marcos, CA.  Marilyn focuses her practice on advising employers and consultants on compliance with employee benefit and insurance laws, including ACA, ERISA, HIPAA, and COBRA.

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What's New

Oct 23, 2023

Wage Base Increases to $168,600 for 2024

The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced on Thursday, October 12, that the 2024 social security wage base will be $168,600, which is an increase of $8,400 from $160,200 in 2023 […]

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Aug 15, 2023

California Minimum Wage Increase to $16 Per Hour Starting January 1, 2024

California’s Director of Finance has officially endorsed a minimum wage increase to $16 per hour for all California employers starting January 1, 2024, following an annual review by the Department of Finance. This review evaluates inflation’s impact and aligns with state Labor Code criteria. The adjustment also raises the base salary requirement for employees classified under “white collar” exemptions, necessitating a fixed salary of at least twice the state minimum wage for full-time work. Read more at aalrr.com 

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May 10, 2023

American Payroll Association is now PayrollOrg

As of May 2, 2023, the American Payroll Association and the Global Payroll Management Institute have combined to become PayrollOrg (https://payroll.org). Read more about the rebrand here: https://www.payroll.org/rebranding-faq

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Apr 19, 2023

APA FPC/CPP Payroll Certification program

The payroll industry is dynamic and ever-changing. Each year, federal, state, and local legislative changes affect how payroll is administered. Payroll professionals must keep their knowledge up to date to avoid hefty noncompliance fines.  Register for our program and let us help you advance your knowledge and prepare to take and pass the FPC or CPP certification exam this year!

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