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Correct a completed pay run

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How to correct a completed pay run in Sage Payroll.


Once you've completed a pay run in Sage Payroll, you may need to make changes.

For example, you may have forgotten to pay overtime to an employee. You may have paid an employee using the wrong PRSI or tax code.

This article explains how to make these corrections and the impact on your future pay runs.


Before you make a correction
You must contact Revenue to agree whether you should make the correction. This can be in the next available pay run. You can also edit a completed pay run.

Before you edit a completed pay run, print out the detailed report for the relevant pay run.

To edit a completed pay run

If you want to watch a video that explains how to make corrections, you can do so below:

  1. Select the Pay Runs tab, then the relevant completed pay run.
  2. Select Edit Pay Run.
  3. Select the checkbox to confirm you understand the impact of editing a pay run, then Confirm.
  4. From the edit pay window, you can make any required changes.
  5. To save your changes, select Save corrections.
  6. Select whether you want to show the difference in net pay in the next pay run:

The choice you make depends on which of the following scenarios apply: