Must an employer provide pay stubs to an employee?

Every month my employer pays salary through direct deposit to my checking account. However it does no tprovide me with pay stubs to keep track of all tax and other deductions. I need to apply for loans that require me to show income details. What are my options?

Asked on September 23, 2010 under Employment Labor Law, Georgia


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 10 years ago | Contributor

Pay stub laws vary from state-to-state, but federal law does not actually require employers to provide employees with pay stubs. However, the Fair Labor Standards Act does require that employers keep accurate records about wages paid and hours worked. Therefore, when for applying for loans, your employer can provide verification of your income (other than an actual pay stub). 

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