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About payroll

Payroll is the total sum of money to be paid out to employees at a given time and the accompanying documentation. A payroll lists employees receiving wages or salaries, with the amounts due to each. It also includes detailed deductions and additions for each check. Running payroll is the process of paying employees through printed paychecks or electronic methods, such as direct deposit.

When you set up payroll preferences, you can select to:

See also

Understanding payroll terms



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