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The end of the year can be a very hectic time for those who work in Payroll especially without proper planning. There are several ways that you can prepare in advance for year-end and the year-begin tasks within Workday Payroll. Here is a checklist of steps that can be taken at different points throughout the year to insure you are ready to successfully finish the payroll year.
Reporting and auditing your year-to-date payroll data is crucial to ensuring a smooth end to the year. There are several reports that can be run on a regular basis to monitor balancing in preparation for W-2 data processing.
There are several tasks that you think of at year-end, however, they can be completed at any time, in preparation. The list below outlines the regular maintenance activities you will want to perform in your tenant.
The tasks below can only be done after your payroll processing has been completed for the last pay period of the year. These must be completed prior to running your first pay calculation for the first pay period of the new year.
Finally, consider which reports you could run more often. Are there maintenance activities you could do at different times of the year? You should put these tasks on your calendar to stay on top of your payroll responsibilities throughout the year.