It is fall and most of us are dreaming of that steamy pumpkin pie and apple cider. It is also toward the end of the calendar year so it is time to clean up payroll data for end of year. This process is similar to deep cleaning your house. We all know that if we pick things up daily, then when the deep cleaning time occurs, there is less work to be done. The same is true with cleaning payroll data prior to the end of the year. This way, when you are ready to process your year end for your employees, the data will be squeaky clean.
Why would your payroll data need cleaning? There are many reasons that your data might be out of sync:
How can you find out if your data need cleaning?
There are a few integrity reports you can run to identify the errors for your data.
These integrity reports will provide you with a list of errors if any discrepancies are found. If no errors are produced, then your data are clean. If you need to know what each of the errors means or how to correct the errors, please see Payroll Tax History Integrity Report (Doc ID 645601.1) for more detail.