Compensation and Benefits

10 Steps to Processing Payroll

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It has been said that the three most important rules when processing payroll are: 1) Don’t mess up the pay; 2) Don’t mess up the pay; and 3) Don’t mess up the pay! But all joking aside, personnel is the largest portion of government budgets, so we need to have a good understanding of our payroll processes. Your process may vary slightly, but these are the general steps your organization should be following.

  • Publication date: April 2024