Year-End/Celebration Meeting

December 07, 2018
3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Barrel 19 Bistro & Bar
605 Macara Ave
Sunnyvale, CA 94085



Join the Silicon Valley Chapter of the American Payroll Association as we celebrate another successful year!

This year we will be having an Holiday Sweater Contest!

We'll be giving away two prizes - one for "Ugliest Holiday Sweater" and one for "Most Creative"


Best Practices for Year-End, since new W-4 form was postponed until 2020

This year's amazing guest speakers are: Mindy Mayo and Rebecca Harshberger

Mindy Mayo

Human Capital Tax Services Director at Ryan LLC

• Principal, Ryan, San Jose office
 -  Specializes in leading and advising organizations in the areas of human
capital taxation, including financial and operational risk management,
process improvement, and strategic management. Skilled at representing
clients before state and federal agencies during employment tax audits or
• Practice Leader, Human Capital Tax, Ryan, San Jose office
 - Responsible for the development of Ryan’s Human Capital Tax practice.
• Director, Human Capital Tax, Ryan, San Jose office
• Director, Employment Tax Practice, national accounting firm
• Owner, consulting firm
• Senior Tax Manager, State and Local Tax, national accounting firm
• Tax Auditor IV, State of California, Employment Development Department
 - Responsible for performing services as a Hearing Specialist before the
California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board.
Ms. Mayo is an accomplished public speaker and has achieved broad industry
recognition for strategic thought leadership on various human capital taxation
• American Payroll Association
• Catholic Professionals and Business Club
• Bachelor of Science Degree, Accounting, San Jose State University
• Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)



Rebecca Harshberger

VP, Payroll Tax

GEP Administrative Services, Inc. (AKA Entertainment Partners)

Considered an expert in Payroll Taxation, Becky has provided Tax guidance for US employees working on motion picture and television productions in both the US and around the globe at Entertainment Partners. She is responsible for employment tax and information tax processing, reporting, systems upgrades and legislative changes.  

A member of APA’s National Speakers Bureau she also Co-Chairs the Government Affairs subcommittee focused on IRS issues. From 2012 through 2014, she served as Chair, Employees Benefits and Payroll Subgroup, for the IRS Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC).  In May of 2014, she was award the APA Meritorious Service Award for her contributions to the advancement of the Payroll Profession.  A Certified Payroll Professional since 1999, she has taught the Greater Los Angeles Chapter CPP prep course every summer since 2000.    

She currently resides in Los Angeles.  Along with a BS degree from San Diego State University, she obtained a Certificate in Horticulture from UCLA in 2009.   When not working, Rebecca enjoys Yoga, running, gardening and cooking (and eating!).


***The $50 registration includes Dinner and (1) soda or alcoholic beverage***


The 50/50 drawing at our year-end celebration will benefit Toys for Tots!  Please feel free to bring a new, unwrapped toy.



$50.00 Member Admission

$50.00 Guest Admission