California Prevailing Wage, Certified Payroll and Payroll Frequency

Certified Payroll/Prevailing Wage
  California prevailing wage laws are among the most complex, with multiple agencies requiring their own special certified payroll reports and multiple electronic filing requirements - how often you issue payroll will have a big impact.  See this question, submitted via our Ask the Expert form. Does California mandate that you pay weekly when working on a prevailing wage/certified job?  Thanks, Gail. A.  From what I know, California payroll frequencies indicate that paychecks can be run on a weekly, bi-weekly, or semi-monthly basis - but it does depend on the occupation. The Federal guidelines, are clearer, and state it is mandatory for covered contractors and subcontractors performing work on Federally financed or assisted construction contracts to respond to the information collection contained in 29 C.F.R. §§ 3.3, 5.5(a).  The Copeland…
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