Payroll's mission is to produce timely and accurate wage payments to all County employees, payroll tax employment reports to governing agencies, and informational reports and feedback to County departments and the public. Payroll is responsible for: maintaining the employee data base used to produce timely and accurate paychecks, reports, employment tax reporting, and payout of all deductions withheld from employee paychecks; maintaining high quality internal control policies and procedures; ensuring compliance with payroll-related federal and state laws and regulations; and carrying out the payroll-related provisions of union contracts, ordinances and policies. Payroll maintains the data base including PERS information and deductions, federal and state taxation, Section 125 Cafeteria plans and deferred compensation elections, salary adjustments, voluntary and involuntary deductions from pay, account coding, and position data.
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