Understanding payroll can be like learning a new language.

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Memo-RISE all essential payroll terms.

Brush up on the sometimes-complex world of payroll with this detailed glossary of need-to-know payroll terms, from ACH to YTD. 

Research shows that, in 74% of Canadian organizations, the roles and operations within payroll are not clearly defined. 

Which means that nearly three quarters of Canadian businesses might not have a dedicated payroll professional to rely on.

Whether you’re new to payroll or just need a refresher, it’s important to know the most common payroll phrases and acronyms.


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Essential payroll glossary


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