July 19, 2018

2018 Mobility Tax Updates

speaker Ed Hartman

Culver City, CA


August 16, 2018

Capital Summit

speaker Becky Harshberger, CPP

Culver City, CA


September 20, 2018

Mid-Year Legal Updates

speaker Kate McGuigan

Culver City, CA


October 24-26, 2018

CA Payroll Conference

Monterey, CA


November 15, 2018

Year End & Holiday Meeting

speaker Becky Harshberger, CPP

Culver City, CA


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Breakfast Meeting: June 21, 2018


Join us Thursday, June 21, 2018 with speaker Helen Hinton, CPP, to discus tax treatment of different compensation and benefit items.

What do you do when an employee wants you to explain the difference between a Paycheck City calculation and their current net pay? Are you comfortable re-calculating gross to net? How do you explain the tax treatment of different compensation and benefit items? How do you explain a gross up? Are all of your earnings and deduction codes set up correctly for tax purposes?

This session will provide you with the tools you need to answer these questions, including:

How to calculate taxable income

*Common income exclusions

*Valuation of fringe benefits

*Non-taxable fringe benefits

Differences between income tax, FICA and FUTA wages

*How to calculate payroll tax withholdings

*Utilizing withholding tax tables

*Supplemental withholding options

*Calculating gross ups


~ Our Speaker ~

Helen Hinton, CPP

Senior Manager, Payroll Tax Planning – AECOM

Helen works for AECOM’s Corporate Tax group as their Senior Manager of Payroll Tax Planning, based in downtown Los Angeles. In her current role, she is responsible for supporting global payroll tax operations, including providing strategic guidance on compensation tax related matters, reviewing and improving payroll and compensation related processes, setting payroll tax policy, and coordinating and managing payroll compliance audits. She has over ten years of experience in the payroll industry, both in the US and the UK. She previously worked for PwC where she provided employment tax consulting and other payroll support services to her clients.

Welcome to the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the American Payroll Association (LAAPA), dedicated to providing education, professional support, and networking opportunities to Payroll Professionals since 1982.



The LAAPA is a non-profit organization consisting of dedicated payroll professionals, human resource and financial professionals throughout the Los Angeles area. Our membership represents hundreds of businesses in the Greater Los Angeles area, from the largest industrial firms to small emerging businesses.

 Our goals are to increase the payroll professional's skill level through education, mutual support and to gain recognition for payroll as the professional discipline it has become in today's business and legislative environment. We take great pride in the achievements our organization has accomplished.

 LAAPA is a recognized chapter of the American Payroll Association