True Earnings for Payroll Reports

The True Earnings for Payroll Reports check box in the PR Earnings Codes form.

The True Earnings for Payroll Reports check box in the PR Earnings Codes form

Select this check box if you want these earnings to be considered true earnings on the PR Certified Payroll Transcript, PR Certified Payroll Transcript With Class Info, and JC Cost reports.

When you select this check box, the system disables the Include in Liability Distributions box.

Do not select this check box for negative earnings codes (salary reductions) or other "earnings" like per diems, that are not taxed as an earning.

Note: Negative non-true earnings (salary reductions) are always included in the certified payroll reports, where they are reported as deductions.
Note: Positive non-true earnings (such as per diems or reimbursements) are generally excluded from the certified payroll reports, but you can include them among reported earnings by selecting the Include Detail on certified reports check box on the PR Earnings Codes form.