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pay·roll

also pay roll  (pā′rōl′)
n.
1. A list of employees receiving wages or salaries, with the amounts due to each.
2. The total sum of money to be paid out to employees at a given time.

payroll

(ˈpeɪˌrəʊl)
n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a list of employees, specifying the salary or wage of each
2. (Banking & Finance)
a. the total of these amounts or the actual money equivalent
b. (as modifier): a payroll tax.

pay•roll

(ˈpeɪˌroʊl)

n.
1. a list of employees to be paid, with the amount due to each.
2. the sum total of these amounts.
3. the actual money on hand for distribution.
[1765–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.payroll - a list of employees and their salariespayroll - a list of employees and their salaries; "the company had a long payroll"
pay, remuneration, salary, wage, earnings - something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"
register - a book in which names and transactions are listed
2.payroll - the total amount of money paid in wagespayroll - the total amount of money paid in wages; "the company had a large payroll"
amount, amount of money, sum, sum of money - a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"
3.payroll - the department that determines the amounts of wage or salary due to each employee
department, section - a specialized division of a large organization; "you'll find it in the hardware department"; "she got a job in the historical section of the Treasury"
Translations

payroll

[ˈpeɪrəʊl]
A. Nnómina f (de sueldos)
to be on a firm's payrollestar en la nómina de una empresa
he has 1000 people on his payrolltiene una nómina de 1000 empleados
B. CPD payroll tax Nimpuesto m sobre la nómina

payroll

[ˈpeɪrəʊl] nregistre m du personnel
to be on a firm's payroll → être employé(e) par une entreprise
to be on the payroll → faire partie du personnelpay scale néchelle f des salaires

payroll

[ˈpeɪˌrəʊl] n (list) → lista del personale; (money) → paga (di tutto il personale); (employees) → personale m
to be on a firm's payroll → far parte dell'organico di una ditta
References in classic literature ?
It was said, too, that he had built his brick-kiln in the same way, and that the workmen were on the city payroll while they did it; however, one had to press closely to get these things out of the men, for it was not their business, and Mike Scully was a good man to stand in with.
Remember that I am in your father's employ, and that no matter what my personal convictions may be regarding the work he has been doing I may only act with loyalty to his lightest command while I remain upon his payroll.
The aid of the Pinkertons and of countless private detective agencies was called in, and in addition to this thousands were upon our payroll.
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Of course, California's population increased during this same period, but not nearly as rapidly as county payroll expenditures.
Purchased Shell Transaction -- A business with a large payroll and high UI rate purchases a corporate shell with a low UI rate and transfers its payroll to the purchased entity.
With these payroll solutions, you will help your clients: save time, headaches and the expense of in-house payroll processing; simplify the payroll process, gain more accuracy and control and avoid mistakes; limit exposure to payroll tax penalties; and access company and employee payroll data at any time.
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Though they don't say so, when politicians bewail the federal tax burden on working folks, they are really talking about the payroll tax.
In a March 1994 Gallup poll, for instance, 46 percent of those surveyed strongly agreed that taxes would have to be raised "dramatically" to pay Social Security benefits in the future; 74 percent said most people could get more money investing their payroll taxes privately rather than relying on Social Security; and 71 percent expected to get less out of Social Security at retirement than they put in during their working years.
However, even if a third party provides payroll financing, it is still possible that the employer will not remit payroll taxes.