Payroll Card: Five Things to Think About

Many employers and employees find using a payroll card to be intimidating. According to, “it pays to know these five things about payroll cards” before utilizing one:Most states require employees to be able to access their salary for free at least once per pay period

  1. Employee banking habits have a cost, and some costs may be reduced or avoided with a payroll card
  2. Know and be comfortable with the fees associated with the payroll card
  3. The employer should offer you an alternative, such as direct deposit
  4. Protect a payroll card the same way you would a regular debit card

Keep the five points mentioned above in mind when selecting the right payroll provider for your business.

Do you have any questions on whether a payroll card might be right for your employees? Feel free to reach out to us and we will let you know! Click here to contact us.

—Katherine Shay, Payroll Program Manager