Payroll Office Law and Legal Definition

According to 5 CFR 179.203 [Title 5 Administrative Personnel; Chapter I Office of Personnel Management], payroll office means "the payroll office in the paying agency which is primarily responsible for the payroll records and the coordination of pay matters with the appropriate personnel office with respect to an employee. Payroll office, with respect to Office of Personnel Management (OPM), means the central payroll office."