Date:March 19, 2007
Bulletin Number: 709

New Processing Schedule for Submitting Returned Paychecks

To notify agencies of the new processing schedule for AC-230s (Report of Check Returned for Refund or Exchange).

To improve the efficiency of AC-230 processing, agencies must submit AC-230s to OSC in accordance with the processing schedule outlined in this Bulletin.



Check Date Must be Received by OSC by
Prior to 3/31/07 5/4/07
4/1/07 to 6/30/07  7/13/07
7/1/07 to 9/30/07 10/12/07
10/1/07 to 10/31/07 11/16/07
11/1/07 to 11/30/07  12/7/07
12/1/07 to 12/31/07 12/28/07 (Institution)
1/4/08 (Administration)
Processing Rules for Returning Checks

According to the instructions on the AC-230, agencies are reminded that payroll checks should not be returned to OSC if either of the following situations apply:

  • The employee is still actively employed by any State agency.
  • The employee is due any regular and/or lump sum payments that are equal to or exceed the amount to be returned.
Agencies should contact OSC to obtain approval to submit an AC-230 for particular situations that warrant making an exception to the above.


Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Payroll Deductions mailbox.