Every month the stress of payroll process builds upon the payroll admin or the HR department. There are many intrinsic functions such as calculating employee attendance and leaves, employee taxes and creating pay structure according to the designations. It is true that payroll is a complex yet unavoidable matter for any company. Late salary payment due to unfinished payroll procedure or an error in the numbers can genuinely hinder the trust between the company and its employees. It can also create an unnecessary workload for the HR managers resulting in work till wee hours. Knowing the payroll procedures, tax regulations and administrative requirements are crucial for a smooth payroll process.