Payroll Glossary

InfinityHR Term Millennium (M3) Term Definition
Middleware legacy sync n/a A SOAP service, or a messaging protocol that allows IHR to exchange information with either Millennium or Evolution.
Millennium (M3) Millennium (M3) A payroll platform owned by MPAY that syncs with IHR via the Middleware and the WCF
Evolution n/a A payroll platform owned by InfoSystems that syncs with IHR via the Middleware
EvoInfinity n/a The sync between IHR and Evolution is referred to as ‘EvoInfinity’
ReadyPay (RPO) n/a A payroll platform owned by ECCA that syncs with IHR via the Middleware and the WCF
WCF n/a API communication between IHR and M3
EZSync n/a Sync integration that passes data between IHR and M3 via the WCF
EZPay n/a IHR user interface that allows users of Millennium to process payroll through Infinity
Employer Company Identifies an entity with a unique Employer Identification Number (EIN)
Pay Period Pay Period A period of time defined by the payroll customer to designate the period begin and end dates of their payroll period
Check Date Check Date A check date is the equivalent of a pay date. The date when employee’s funds become available
Batch Batch A grouping of employees in a specified pay cycle. For example: Batch A is all employees. Batch B is a grouping of bonus payments to specified employees. Payments processed in separate batches create separate checks and allow reporting to be specific to a batch, rather than the entire pay period
Add Batch Add Batch Adding a batch allows the user to create a batch and define the Code + Description of the batch
Delete Batch Delete Batch Deleting a batch removes the batch from the available batches within a check date
Restart Batch Restart Batch Restarting a batch sets the batch to default values. Any pay information entered manually or imported would be lost
Time Import Time Import Tool that allows time files to be imported into the pay entry grid
Time Import Template Time Import Template Import templates configured in M3 that allow payroll to interpret a time file from a time and attendance system. CSV and .TXT files
Import Exceptions Import Exceptions Data validation issues in the time file used to import into payroll
Pay Entry Pay Entry Refers to either the Batch View or Detail View. The grid used to enter payroll data
Batch View n/a A view of the payroll processing grid that allows users to view multiple employees on one page
Detail View Pay Entry A view of the payroll processing grid that allows users to view one employee at a time. This view allows for more detail to be modified on a per-employee basis
Configure Grid Configure Grid Modal that allows users to organize the columns of the Batch View grid
View Notes Company Notes Displays notes stored at the company (employer) level in M3
Preview Check Preview Check Displays a preview of a single employee’s paycheck showing the gross-to-net calculation prior to processing payroll
Add Check New Paycheck Trigger that allows the user to create a separate check for a single employee
Delete Check Delete Check Trigger that allows the user to delete a check for a single employee. If only one check exists, the employee will be removed from the Batch View
Auto Pay Auto Pay A setting at the employee level that automatically pays the employee their predefined salary or set hours. The setting in the Batch View and Detail View allows the user to enable/disable the auto-pay on a per-check basis
Pay Code/Earnings Code Earnings Code A list of codes used to pay employees. Example: E1-Regular, E2-Overtime, E3-Salary
Deduction Code Deduction Code A list of codes used to reduce the employee’s pay. Example: D1-Misc, D2-Med125, D3-401K
Tax Code Tax Code A list of codes used to deduct taxes from an employee’s check, or from the employer. Example: Federal Income Tax Withholding, State Income Tax Withholding, Social Security, Medicare
Code Code Refers to the types of codes used in payroll: E,D,T = Earnings, Deductions, Taxes
Check Overrides Overrides/Paycheck Attributes A set of options that allow the user to override pay details for a selected employee’s paycheck. This allows for a one-time override
Pay Schedule Pay Frequency The defined frequency of a company’s payroll schedule. The options are: Weekly, Biweekly, Semi-monthly, Monthly, Quarterly, and Annually
Rate Rate Factor used to multiply with the hours/units entered
Rate Code Rate Code Designated rates determined at the employee level and selected through a drop-down list in the pay entry Detail View
Status Status Employee’s employment status in payroll
Type Employee Type Employee’s employment type in payroll
Department Department Departments are configured at the company level and are assigned to an employee in Employee > Demographics. Overrides are enabled in the Detail View of pay entry
Job Code Job Code Job Codes are configured at the company level and are assigned to an employee in Employee > Demographics. Overrides are enabled in the Detail View of pay entry
WCC WCC Worker’s Comp Codes (WCC) are configured at the company level and are assigned to an employee in Employee > Demographics. Overrides are enabled in the Detail View of pay entry
Comment Comment Allows user to add a new to a specific line item in the Detail View of pay entry
Start Date Start Date Allows user to add the start date to a specific line item in the Detail View of pay entry
End Date End Date Allows user to add the end date to a specific line item in the Detail View of pay entry
Shift Shift Shift Codes are configured at the company level and allow users to apply a shift override to a specific line item in the Detail View of pay entry. Shifts typically apply a rate differential to the employee’s pay item
TCode 1-4 TCode 1-4 TCodes are configured at the company level and allow users to apply a tax code override to a specific line item in the Detail View of pay entry. TCodes are typically used to override local taxes
Batch Totals Batch Totals Batch Totals is a page that displays a list of all pay items entered into pay entry for a specific batch. These totals are used to find discrepancies when compared to the originating totals
Preprocess Register Preprocess Register A report generated prior to processing payroll that allows the user to see the detail of each employee’s pay from gross-to-net along with payroll totals for the check date
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