It is essential that staff involved with processing payroll undertake checking processes to ensure the accuracy of payroll data.
Failure to check payroll data adequately could result in any of the following:
There are several payroll reports produced by VAPS that are run regularly to assist in the process of checking the accuracy of payroll data and records. These reports are:
You can find out information on these reports by checking ValleyView’s payroll procedures.
Norlene Lorensini is the Administrative Officer in Acquisitions, and has requested a reduction in her time fraction to 0.6 for the remainder of the year. The Head of Acquisitions and the Manager of Human Resources and Finance have approved this change.
On checking the Payroll Register Report, it appears that the appropriate information was not entered into VAPS within the required timelines. The result is that Norlene has been overpaid by $271 gross.
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What are the options available to Norlene for repayment of the overpayment?
Norlene has decided to repay the 10% overpayment through future deductions from her salary.