If you have conducted a payrun and you got the message that the payrun failed, this article will cover the reasons why the payrun failed and tips on how to fix it
There are two ways to access the reason why the payrun failed:
- From the Payrun Dashboard:
Step 1: Go to
Step 2: Click on
Step 3: You will see the graph that will show the number of payruns that failed: (orange-colored portion on the graph)
Step 4: Click on the orange portion on the graph and it will bring you to the Payrun Progress page. Wherein you can see the number of payruns failed
Step 5: Click on the number under the "Failed" column and you will be able to view the reason why it failed:
The reason why the payrun failed:
Step 6: In this scenario, the payrun failed due to the missing Joined Date of the staff. Click on the button and update the necessary details.
Step 7: After updating, please do not forget to click on
Step 8: You will then need to delete the existing payrun for the staff, and then process a new payrun.
- From Process Pay
Step 1: Click on
Step 2: Go to
Step 3: Look for the tab at the top.
Step 4: Follow steps 5-8 from above.
Failed payrun error messages could vary, like missing date of birth, joined date, missing basic pay element. Another sample error message can be seen in the image below: