Disbursement Division

Central Payroll Section:
Responsible for processing employee wages for County, Special Districts, and contract employees. As part of the payroll process, Central Payroll calculates employee earnings based on the benefit package and 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.

Accounts Payable Section:
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 maintain mileage information to integrate into an employee's W2. 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.

Property Tax Section:
Compiles assessed valuations for all agencies; checks and proofs the tax rolls by code area; enters all penalties and corrections; maintains the tax charges against the County Tax Collector as well as sets and releases subdivision tax bonds; apportions all property taxes to approximately 600 taxing entities Countywide; projects County tax collections for various taxing agencies.