November 29, 2018

Year End & Holiday Meeting

(Evening Meeting)

speaker Becky Harshberger, CPP

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




Impact of Tax Reform and 2018 Year End Payroll

Thursday, November 29, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

DoubleTree by Hilton


Join us Thursday, November 29, for an evening of Holiday cheer, networking, and learning!

One of our most popular learning events is going to be even more fantastic this year with not just one, but two presenters. Come enjoy a memorable dining experience while learning about 2018 tax reform from Helen Hinton and what is in store for 2019 with Becky Harshberger.

2018 Tax Reform & Payroll
Federal Impact
State Impact
Transition Relief
2019 Impact of Tax Reform
CA Updates for 2019
Year-end Reminders & Best Practices


Rebecca Harshberger, CPP
Vice President, Payroll Tax Entertainment Partners

Rebecca Harshberger, CPP, provides tax guidance and processing for U.S. employees working both domestically and abroad in the entertainment industry.
She holds a bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University, and has over 20 years of experience in payroll. Rebecca earned her CPP certification in 1999. She is an active member of the Greater Los Angeles Chapter, where she has taught the CPP preparation course since 2000.
She served as a representative on the IRS Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC) and, in 2014, was awarded the Meritorious Service Award from APA for her contributions to the advancement of the payroll profession.

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.
She has over ten years of experience in the payroll industry, both in the US and the UK. 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.
In her spare time, she is kept busy by her two small children and enjoys going to the movies (if she can find the time!).



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