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Looking for new ways to electronically pay employees? Learn about payroll cards

January 25, 2022

Traditionally, local governments have had two options to pay their employees: by direct deposit or by paper check. But these options may not work well for everyone. Not all employees have bank accounts, which makes direct deposit impossible. For these employees, cashing payroll checks can be difficult, inconvenient and costly. Checks are expensive for local governments, too, and they create additional work if employees lose them or don’t cash them for extended periods of time.