Should I have changed our check date to 12/28, if we wanted our employees to get paid via DD on 12/28?

We normally do payroll on the 15th and 31st.

With the Christmas and New Years Holiday, we wanted our employees to be paid on 12/28 instead of 12/31.  I did submit our payroll today, 12/26, but did not change our check date.  Do I need to do anything further to ensure our employees receive their DD on 12/28?


Hi there, laurakinion,

I’m here to help share information about processing Direct Deposit payroll.

Upon processing payroll, the system follows the check date regardless of the scheduled lead time.

Therefore, if you are on a 2 days lead time and wanted to have your employees to be paid on December 28, 2018, then you need to edit the paycheck and change the date to December 28, 2018 before 5 pm PST.

However, if you have edit the paycheck after the cutoff time, the transaction will be processed the following banking day.

To learn more about processing Direct Deposit payroll, here’s a helpful article that you can check on: Online Payroll- Direct Deposit FAQ.

As always, you can contact our Payroll Support Team if you need further assistance with the steps. They have the necessary tools like screen sharing to check and pull up your account in a secure environment.

If you have further questions concerning Payroll, please don’t hesitate to reach back out. I’d be happy to answer it for you. Have a great day!

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