female employee relaxing because she doesn't have to fill out certified payroll reports

You Don’t Need to Fill Out Certified Payroll Reports Anymore

For construction companies, contracting on government projects provides a stable job with guaranteed money. But there’s a cost, too. Government-funded projects with a contract value over $2000 require contractors to submit certified payroll reports. These reports are designed to show that you’re paying your employees the appropriate prevailing wage and fringe rates for their specific job. It’s a well-intentioned measure …

Never Fill Out Another Certified Payroll Report Again

Contracting with the government can be a bittersweet experience. You get a stable job that pays well, but there’s a cost. Contractors with government-funded projects are required by law to submit certified payroll reports. Born out of the Davis-Bacon Act, any company that performs projects on public works or buildings with a contract value over $2000 must submit certified payroll …