What is a manual check?
A manual check is a check issued outside of payroll. It's used if someone forgot to pay an employee or paid the wrong hours, and the payroll has already been completed.
The check is negotiable and can be given to the employee to be cashed. The check will then be listed on the following payroll as "Manual" so the tax liabilities can be taken into account.
Note: This feature is disabled, except by special request. Need to issue a manual check? Email us with the following info and we'll create it for you.
Subject: Manual check
Hi, I'd like to issue a manual check.
Check Number (if using a company check):
Is the amount Gross or Net?
Create a manual check
To create and view manual checks, if it's enabled for you:
- From the Platinum Pay Xpress dashboard, click Manual Checks.
- Input earnings, adjustments and taxes.
- Hit Save and Calculate. Then print the check or voucher and you're done.
See it in action: