• WordNet 3.6
    • n payroll the department that determines the amounts of wage or salary due to each employee
    • n payroll a list of employees and their salaries "the company had a long payroll"
    • n payroll the total amount of money paid in wages "the company had a large payroll"
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  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Among the worries of today's business executives is the large number of unemployed still on the payroll.”
  • Ivan Shaffer
    Ivan Shaffer
    “A man isn't a man until he has to meet a payroll.”
  • James Dye
    James Dye
    “Pundits are on payrolls.”


In literature:

Little did I think at dat time dat I would ever have big trucks an' a payroll of $6,000.00 a year.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
The huge payroll would be a benefit to every citizen.
"The Lady Doc" by Caroline Lockhart
When a boy or a man enlists he goes at once on the payroll.
"The U-boat hunters" by James B. Connolly
As he examined the payroll data, he nodded.
"Alarm Clock" by Everett B. Cole
He was on the payroll before the president got over his daze.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
Some are on the payroll but don't show up for work.
"The Iraq Study Group Report" by United States Institute for Peace
You're on the payroll, and so is the mascot goat.
"Lady Luck" by Hugh Wiley
Not on a cheap punk's payroll.
"Arm of the Law" by Harry Harrison
If I go, another takes my place; it means nothing except taking one name off the payroll and putting another on.
"Whispering Smith" by Frank H. Spearman
Now the bird I had in mind to make me win this bet from Alex was a pitcher I had on the payroll who's name was Hector Sells.
"Alex the Great" by H. C. Witwer
I haven't enough to meet my payroll.
"The Big Tomorrow" by Paul Lohrman
I went off the payroll three weeks ago.
"The Last Straw" by William J. Smith
As did Nick, Cletus could plainly see the twist operated on the MVD payroll as well as in her own interests.
"Satan and the Comrades" by Ralph Bennitt
At the end of the month the company makes up the payroll.
"Blue Goose" by Frank Lewis Nason
For seven months in the year your payroll and camp supply bill will run into five figures.
"The Boss of Wind River" by A. M. Chisholm
They include payrolls, for example, which, of course, never get into clearings.
"The Value of Money" by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
BUSINESS: Looking a payroll in the eye and kiting checks.
"The Roycroft Dictionary" by Elbert Hubbard
Later, he volunteered as a private, and when the State failed to pay his unit, he met the regimental payroll with his own money.
"The Civil War Centennial Handbook" by William H. Price
A consequent raise in its payroll, too.
"Hooded Detective, Volume III No. 2, January, 1942" by Various
The monthly payroll of the Zone is a stream of gold, and it is a case of losing that gold or cleaning up Panama.
"Prowling about Panama" by George A. Miller

In news:

Here's what to ask a poor performer on your payroll.
President Obama's unspoken payroll tax increases.
A deal to prolong the payroll tax cut has also paved the way for Congress to extend long-term unemployment benefits and the Medicare 'doc fix' to the end of the year.
Upper Deck cuts 119 workers off payroll.
The idea of extending the payroll tax cut polls very well.
Payroll taxes, jobless benefits and fees to Medicare doctors.
James Baniagua, with the IT department of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), removes payroll computers from company headquarters which is located in a vulnerable part of New York October 28, 2012.
Hudson County residents sounded off yesterday about a Star-Ledger report accusing township officials of padding their payroll with no-show jobs for politically connected workers.
Yesterday, I published a piece over at FanGraphs that looked at the relationship in 2012 between opening day payroll and team winning percentage.
Walser was a farmer for more than 30 years and during that time, he gained experience in budgeting, payroll, marketing and planning.
If you've got employees, you've got to get a handle on payroll.
Payroll accounting can be quite a challenge for the new business owner.
Private-sector employers added 118,000 jobs in November, shy of economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.
Payroll provider ADP said on Thursday that businesses added 158,000 jobs in October, picking up the pace set in the previous month.
Private sector hiring jumped in October, according to a report released Thursday by payroll processor ADP .

In science:

Maid in 1985 the company I he assists today to 200 autarchies in municipal districts in Brazil in the states of So Paulo, Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro in the areas of Public accounting, Taxation, Control of Materials and Payroll.
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Sue-Ellen Fahey left at the end of the year, and we welcome two part-timers – Cathy Cafe, who has the very important task of looking after the payroll, and Suzanne Tritton, who will be our Personnel Officer.
Anglo-Australian Observatory February 2009 newsletter
Labor unit efficiency (sales/payroll) as a function of firm size (left panel) and its evolution over time (right panel).
What is the best firm size to invest?