Please see below for division specific information.
Responsible for processing employee wages for County, Special Districts, and contract employees. As part of the payroll process, Central Payroll calculates employee earnings in accordance with applicable MOU provisions, benefit packages and approved work/leave hours; withholds various payroll deductions from employees earnings; accounts for and distributes payroll deductions to appropriate agencies; processes and reports all payroll related taxes; processes wage garnishments in compliance with court orders; works in conjunction with departmental payroll clerks who pre-audit payroll time sheets and claims.
Audits claims, issues and mails warrants for legal and valid claims (except payroll, schools, and welfare). It also verifies departmental reports and remittances, and certifies permits to deposit monies with the County Treasury. Processes levies from various agencies against vendors doing business with the County. Reviews and integrates Board of Supervisors approved contracts administering procedural control to ensure compliance. Maintains information for filing 1099s for vendors and also maintains mileage information to integrate into employee W2s. Develops procedures and coordination of payments for both temporary and assigned VISA cards. Processes the re-issuance of all stale dated warrants, issues stop payments and verifies reported forgeries on County warrants.
Compiles assessed valuations for taxing agencies; calculates property tax rates; prepares and extends tax rolls by tax rate area to Tax Collector, including any special assessments; maintains the tax charges against the County Tax Collector, as well as sets and releases subdivision tax bonds. Apportions all property taxes collected to County, Cities, School Districts, Special Districts and Former Redevelopment Agencies representing 600 taxing entities Countywide; administers RPTTF; projects County tax collections for various taxing agencies; and calculates pass-through payments. Processes tax bill/tax roll corrections and changes; processes certain refunds to taxpayers; and allocates excess tax proceeds.