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I resigned a position and left on Aug 23rd. However the company

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I resigned a position and left on Aug 23rd. However the company has continued to direct deposit full paychecks to my Citibank account. I know their payroll Dept is currently understaffed. What is my responsibility in this situation?

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This is a common situation,

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This is an overpayment, and even if the employer has made the mistake you are obligated to pay the employer back the extra money,

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You need to advise them in writing as soon as possible of the matter, or contact HR,

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when you do arrange for a payback, be aware you should pay less than what was deposited,

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as they have reported this income to the IRS,

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and you end up paying more in taxes at the end of the year,

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In some instances the employer may allow you to keep some and payback half, or let you pay it back overtime.

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