How incentives, reimbursements and salary adjustments work with semi-monthly payroll?

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Currently in certain countries where we run a semi-monthly payroll, if incentives, expense reimbursements, or salary adjustments are submitted before the payroll cutoff, it is possible for these to be processed and paid out mid-month (15th of the month) or the end of the month.

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At the moment, we're able to do this in the following countries: 

Previously, we only processed these during the last payroll of the month. This change will allow for greater flexibility.

Cutoff Dates for Payroll inputs, Incentives, Reimbursements, & Adjustments (United States)

Month 1st Cutoff Date 1st Payout date 2nd Cutoff date 2nd Payout date
December 2023 December 15, 2023 December 29, 2023
January 2024 January 9, 2024 January 12, 2024 January 25, 2024 January 31, 2024
February 2024 February 9, 2024 February 15, 2024 February 25, 2024 February 29, 2024
March 2024 March 11, 2024 March 15, 2024 March 25, 2024 March 29, 2024
April 2024 April 10, 2024 April 15, 2024 April 25, 2024 April 30, 2024
May 2024 May 10, 2024 May 15, 2024 May 24, 2024 May 31, 2024
June 2024 June 10, 2024 June 14, 2024 June 25, 2024 June 28, 2024
July 2024 July 10, 2024 July 15, 2024 July 25, 2024 July 31, 2024
August 2024 August 6, 2024 August 15, 2024 August 26, 2024 August 30, 2024
September 2024 September 10, 2024 September 13, 2024 September 25, 2024 September 30, 2024
October 2024 October 6, 2024 October 15, 2024 October 25, 2024 October 31, 2024
November 2024 November 8, 2024 November 11, 2024 November 25, 2024 November 29, 2024
December 2024 December 6, 2024 December 10, 2024 December 26, 2024 December 31, 2024

Note: The cut-off date during the holiday season in 2023 is December 5 and the payday is December 29.

See also: Estimated pay dates for December 2023 

Cutoff Dates for Payroll inputs, Incentives, Reimbursements, & Adjustments (Canada)

See also: Is an ad-hoc payment (off-cycle) possible in Canada?

Month 1st Cutoff Date 1st Payout date 2nd Cutoff date 2nd Payout date
December 2023 December 15, 2023 December 29, 2023
January 2024 January 8, 2024 January 15, 2024 January 24, 2024 January 31, 2024
February 2024 February 8, 2024 February 15, 2024 February 22, 2024 February 29, 2024
March 2024 March 8, 2024 March 15, 2024 March 21, 2024 March 28, 2024
April 2024 April 8, 2024 April 15, 2024 April 23, 2024 April 30, 2024
May 2024 May 8, 2024 May 15, 2024 May 24, 2024 May 31, 2024
June 2024 June 7, 2024 June 14, 2024 June 21, 2024 June 28, 2024
July 2024 July 8, 2024 July 15, 2024 July 24, 2024 July 31, 2024
August 2024 August 8, 2024 August 15, 2024 August 23, 2024 August 30, 2024
September 2024 September 6, 2024 September 13, 2024 September 20, 2024 September 27, 2024
October 2024 October 8, 2024 October 15, 2024 October 24, 2024 October 31, 2024
November 2024 November 8, 2024 November 15, 2024 November 22, 2024 November 29, 2024
December 2024 December 6, 2024 December 13, 2024 December 18, 2024 December 31, 2024

 

Cutoff Dates for Payroll inputs, Incentives, Reimbursements, & Adjustments (Mexico)

Payroll Cutoff Date Pay Date
7th of the month 15th of the month
21st of the month Last working day of the month

 

Cutoff Dates for Payroll inputs, Incentives, Reimbursements, & Adjustments (Panama)

Payment processing (twice a month) Payroll Month Payroll Cut-Off (EOD) Pay Date
1st 01 April 2024 03 April 2024 15 April 2024
2nd 30 April 2024 12 April 2024 30 April 2024
1st 01 May 2024 03 May 2024 15 May 2024
2nd 31 May 2024 15 May 2024 31 May 2024
1st 01 June 2024 04 June 2024 14 June 2024
2nd 30 June 2024 11 June 2024 28 June 2024
1st 01 July 2024 03 July 2024 15 July 2024
2nd 31 July 2024 15 July 2024 31 July 2024
1st 01 August 2024 05 August 2024 15 August 2024
2nd 30 August 2024 14 August 2024 30 August 2024
1st 01 September 2024 03 September 2024 13 September 2024
2nd 30 September 2024 12 September 2024 30 September 2024
1st 01 October 2024 03 October 2024 15 October 2024
2nd 31 October 2024 15 October 2024 31 October 2024
1st 01 November 2024 05 November 2024 15 November 2024
2nd 30 November 2024 13 November 2024 29 November 2024
1st 01 December 2024 03 December 2024 13 December 2024
2nd 31 December 2024 10 December 2024 30 December 2024

Cutoff Dates for Payroll inputs, Incentives, Reimbursements, & Adjustments (Brazil)

Payroll Cutoff Date Pay Date
12th of the month Last working day of the month
15th of the month (For new hires) Last working day of the month

 

Cutoff Dates for Payroll inputs, Incentives, Reimbursements, & Adjustments (Ukraine)

Payroll Cut-Off (EOD) Paydate
Friday January 5th, 2024 Monday January 15th, 2024
Friday January 19th, 2024 Wednesday January 31st, 2024
Monday February 5th, 2024 Thursday February 15th, 2024
Tuesday February 20th, 2024 Thursday February 29th, 2024
Tuesday March 5th, 2024 Friday March 15th, 2024
Wednesday March 20th, 2024 Friday March 29th, 2024
Friday April 5th, 2024 Monday April 15th, 2024
Friday April 19th, 2024 Tuesday April 30th, 2024
Monday May 6th, 2024 Wednesday May 15th, 2024
Monday May 20th, 2024 Friday May 31st, 2024
Wednesday June 5th, 2024 Friday May 14th, 2024
Thursday June 20th, 2024 Friday June 28th, 2024
Friday July 5th, 2024 Monday July 15th, 2024
Friday July 19th, 2024 Wednesday July 31st, 2024
Monday August 5th, 2024 Thursday August 15th, 2024
Tuesday August 20th, 2024 Friday August 30th, 2024
Thursday September 5th, 2024 Friday September 13th, 2024
Friday September 20th, 2024 Monday September 30th, 2024
Friday October 4th, 2024 Tuesday october 15th, 2024
Friday October 18th, 2024 Thursday October 31st, 2024
Tuesday November 5th, 2024 Friday November 15th, 2024
Wednesday November 20th, 2024 Friday November 29th, 2024
Thursday November 5th, 2024 Friday november 13th, 2024
Friday November 20th, 2024 Monday December 30th, 2024

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