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How do I get my old pay stubs?

Contact your old supervisor or Human Resources department representative, if applicable, at your previous job. Ask whom you should contact for assistance or what steps you need to take to request copies of old pay stubs or payroll records, as well as the amount of time it will take for completion of the request. If you’re given contact information for payroll or accounting, contact that office and ask for instructions.

Follow the instructions to begin the process of making your request. Typically, this involves acquiring and filling out a pay stub request form or drafting your request in writing. On the form or in your letter, provide your entire name, current mailing address, previous address if you’ve moved since your previous employment, Social Security number or employee identification number, and dates for the applicable pay periods.

Sign the form or letter and submit it by fax, postal mail, email or in person. If your former employer charges an administrative or records processi…

What is the pay stub?

A pay cheque, also spelt pay check, is traditionally a paper document (a cheque) issued by an employer to pay an employee for services rendered. In recent times, the physical paycheck has been increasingly replaced by electronic direct deposits to the employee's designated bank account or loaded onto a payroll card. Employees may still receive a pay slip to detail the calculations of the final payment amount.

A payslip, pay stub, paystub, pay advice, or sometimes paycheck stub, is a document an employee receives either as a notice that the direct deposit transaction has gone through, or is attached to the paycheck. Each country has laws as to what must be included on a pay slip, but which would typically include details of the gross wages for the pay period and the taxes and any other deductions the employer is required to make by law; as well as other personal deductions such as retirement plan or pension contributions, insurances, garnishments, or charitable contributions taken …