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Summer Payroll Preparation Tips and Tricks

June 2, 2023

As the summer season approaches, businesses need to ensure that their summer payroll processes are well-prepared and efficient. From managing employee vacations to adjusting pay rates for seasonal workers, there are various factors to consider when it comes to payroll during this time of the year. Here are three essential tips to help you have your payroll system ready for the summer months.

1. Streamline Accrual Tracking with Our Timekeeping Services

Accurately managing time off accruals and balances is essential for businesses to ensure fair and transparent leave policies for summer payroll. Did you know that if you utilize our timekeeping services, we have time off accrual tracking? Allow your employees to view their balances, request time off, and balances calculated automatically. No more doing it manually by hand!

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2. Prepare Your Employees for PTO

Remind your employees of their balances and to request time off well in advance! This give you ample time to review their requests, assess staffing needs, and make necessary arrangements to cover their absence. Additionally, this proactive approach ensures that projects or tasks continue seamlessly and deadlines are met, even in the absence of a key team member.

3. Reach Out to Your Payroll Specialist in Advance

Let your payroll specialist know if you’ll be out of the office and when. Doing this in advance will help them coordinate summer payroll details early! This collaborative approach fosters smooth operations and allows for effective resource planning, leading to a seamless summer payroll experience for all parties.

Did you know that Payroll & Benefit Solutions can process payroll early without affecting normal funding timelines. (For more specific questions, please ask your payroll specialist directly!)

If you’d like to learn more about timekeeping, automatic holidays, and tracking accruals, contact us at or fill out our contact form to find out more info!

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